HCL Comnet gets clearance for TDMA service

CIOL Bureau
New Update

NEW DELHI: HCL Comnet, an Indian-based secured connectivity provider, has

announced that it has obtained clearance from the Network Operation and Control

Center (NOCC) for providing TDMA services on Ku Band.


This clearance would enable HCL Comnet's to provide cost-effective,

utility-based VSAT services over Ku Band. With this clearance, the firm has

become the only VSAT service provider in India to offer complete range of Ku

Band services, on both TDMA and DAMA systems, suited to different business


HCL Comnet has identified emerging, high-potential market segments like

banking and finance, manufacturing and distribution and distant education, and

dealer connectivity as key drivers of growth in VSAT industry.

In line with this strategy, HCL Comnet was the pioneering firm to offer KU

band services on the utility-based pricing model under the ‘Magic of Nine’

banner. The TDMA Ku Band uplinking service will further reinforce its

proposition in this direction.


HCL Comnet has plans to uplink 5000 VSAT terminals by the end of next year.

According to HCL Comnet, Satellite Services general manger I V Rajesh, "The

NOCC clearance is a strong validation of our strategy and commitment to provide

services on the Ku Band. With TDMA service on KU band, we hope to provide a cost

effective and viable services options to our customers."

The entire KU Band infrastructure consisting of 9.1m antenna and SCPC/DAMA as
well as TDM/TDMA base-band has already been commissioned by HCL Comnet and

approved by NOCC for offering commercial services.

HCL Comnet's VSAT division is partner to clients such as the National Stock

Exchange (NSE), UTI, SAIL, Bridge Information Systems, IDBI, OTCEI, Johnson

& Johnson, KPTCL, CSE, Peninsular Securities, Invest Mart, Samsung and TAFE.