Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) HCL Comnet, India's leading IT services company and a pioneer of VSAT communication in the country, Thursday implemented one of the country's largest VSAT networks for the Indian army.
The state-of-the-art satellite communication network, called Project Rohini, has been established to meet the voice and broadband data communication requirements of the army's Corps of Signals located in remote areas.
The network was inaugurated in a glittering ceremony in Meerut by Lt Gen Davinder Kumar, the statement said.
'Project Rohini, one of the largest satellite networks in India, is equipped with providing demand assigned multiple access connectivity for voice, data and video. The network is centrally managed and controlled by a powerful network management system which helps in exercising control over all remote stations,' it said.
The network will have its interconnectivity to other strategic networks in order to ensure its optimum utilisation.
'The successful implementation of Project Rohini with its near-unlimited reach by HCL Comnet is yet another step forward to strengthen the communication infrastructure for the Indian Army and is a reiteration of the trust that the company enjoys of India 's armed forces, having been their partner in a number of IT and communication related projects over the years,' said HCL Comnet vice president (sales) Kiran Bhagwanani.