Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Bharti Airtel Selects Redback's SmartEdge Routers

Bharti Airtel LTD (Airtel), India's largest private integrated telecom services provider, has selected Redback's SmartEdge400 router platform and NetOp policy management software to deliver a mix of pre-paid and on-demand broadband services for its broadband fixed line subscribers. Today, Airtel has more than 55 million total subscribers and is the largest private telecom services provider in India. Over time, Redback and Ericsson will help Airtel unify its fixed and mobile infrastructure to provide a combination of residential and business services. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Redback Networks was acquired by Ericsson in January 2007. Over the last 15 months, Redback has won more than 100 carrier deals with Ericsson in 55 countries, including four of the top 10 mobile carriers and two additional top 20 fixed carriers.http://www.redback.com

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