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The Future Will Be Made of Copper

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Copper is going to play a pivotal role as we step into the future driven by Industry 4.0 and Advanced Technologies like Artificial Intelligence, VR, and Drones. Technology innovation and digitalization are rapidly impacting every sphere of our lives. We are looking at a future with highly intelligent, information-driven processes......
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Sterlite Power Acquires a 64.98 Percent stake in MTCIL for OPGW Fibre Network in Maharashtra

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Acquiring an equity stake in MTCIL is in tandem with Sterlite Power’s strategy to establish a strong OPGW fiber network utilising overhead Right-of-way of power utilities across the country. May 2, 2022 Sterlite Power, the leading integrated power transmission developer, has acquired a 64.98 percent stake in Maharashtra Transmission Communication......
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Growing at 100 Percent YoY for last 5 years, Navank Consultants Determined to Achieve New Heights with Wanma Compounds

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“Our sales forecast for 2025 is around USD 30 million in the Indian market from sales of XLPE for power cables, FR-XLPE for special cables, Semicon, LSZH for optical fibre and FTTH cables, XLPE for solar and EV cables.” Navank Consultants is an optical fibre cable and power cable raw......
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India Accelerates its Digital Transformation Mission Roadmap

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According to the report — Currently in India, 34 people per 100 have access to the internet in rural areas, and 1.75 lakh villages have access to optical fibre network. Under the Digital India programme, the government has taken tremendous steps to give internet access and connectivity to all areas,......
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FM Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Rs 19,000 crore Additional Outlay for BharatNet

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When all the gram panchayats have been connected by the dedicated optical fibre network, last-mile connectivity to all villages will be provided by the commercial telecom operators. June 29, 2021 With the aim to provide a boost to the Digital India initiative, Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman has announced more......

BITS & BYTES

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Specialty Steelmaker Usha Martin to Sell Wire Rope Business February 11, 2017 A leading manufacturer of wire rope and specialty steel in the country, Usha Martin makes wire rope in India, UK, Thailand, Dubai and Bangkok. The Kolkata-based firm had reported a consolidated net loss of Rs.109.2 Crore in the......
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Aksh Optifibre: On an OFC Capacity Expansion Drive

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Besides being ready to acquire a 100 percent stake in Unitape Mandovi Composites Private Limited, an FRP rods manufacturer, Aksh also has earmarked a capex of Rs. 950 million to enhance its optic fibre production capacity by 100 percent, OFC by 50 per cent and FRP by 200 percent. While......
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Global Cables & Connectivity Forum (GCCF): A Roadmap

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The forum is constituted to bring excellence in telecom services through exchange of information about ICT services, products, raw materials, machinery and process innovations through the organization symposiums and exhibitions on cables and connectivity. In order to bring Indian cable industry, especially, fiber optic cables, to the fore front of......
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New RoW Norms by DoT for Rollout of Networks

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The authorities involved in granting permits to companies wanting to gain RoW access, will have to do so within 60 days of the application, failing which the approval “shall be deemed to have been granted”. November 20, 2016 With an aim to resolve a long-pending issue being faced by the......
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Polycab Eyes Enormous OFC & FRP Demand from Mega Digitization Drive in India

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With an experience of over four decades in the electrical industry, Polycab’s recent foray into the telecommunication sector has been a success and the company expects to ride on ambitious initiatives like ‘Digital India’ and ‘National Optical Fiber Network’ generating demands for its OFC and FRP rods. Polycab is a......