The labs have the capacity to test and certify the network elements as per the national and international standards.
Government’s telecom manufacturing company has set up two new equipment testing labs in Bengaluru.
The department of telecom (DoT) aims to establish as many as 100 telecom gear testing centres across the country to enable telcos and their vendors get their network equipment certified, reported Economic Times.
ITI has set up two new test labs in collaboration with department’s National Digital Communications Policy, making mandatory testing, validation and security certification of various network elements of telecom network to protect, secure and make it less vulnerable from internal and external threats, the company added.
The labs, according to ITI, have the capacity to test and certify the network elements as per the national and international standards.
Sunny days ahead
ITI Limited chairman K Alagesan is optimistic that this initiative, in support with DoT, will witness a new era of telecom equipment testing and supplement make in India program of Government of India
He further added that ITI believes in constantly improving the infrastructure and coming out with a robust mechanism to strengthen telecommunication technology development in India.
Anuradha Mitra, member-finance at DoT believes that these labs will not only strengthen the telecom testing ecosystem in the country but also serve in enhancing the user experience through better quality services.