January 27, 2014

Tata Docomo inks exclusive partnership with Mumbai International Airport

  • Tata Docomo becomes the partner of choice for providing end-to-end communication solutions at T2, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA)
  • Will provide internet leased line services, leased line services, ISDN PRI services, centrex services and broadband services for its captive use as well as for all the concessionaires at CSIA
  • The only private telecom operator selected to offer end-to-end voice and data services to GVK-led Mumbai International Airport

Mumbai: Tata Teleservices Maharashtra, the fully-owned subsidiary of Tata Teleservices, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with GVK-led Mumbai International Airport (MIAL), which spreads across 4.3 million square feet, to offer end-to-end voice and data services at the recently inaugurated T2 terminal at CSIA. Tata Docomo will provide reliable and cost-effective fixed voice and data services for its captive use as well as for concessionaires at the airport, which will be one of the country’s busiest airports serving over 40 million passengers and handling nearly 6.5 lakh tonnes of cargo annually.

Tata Docomo will provide voice and data telecommunication services, including internet leased lines, ISDN PRI, ADSL, MPLS and broadband connections. The broad scope of collaboration will also entail supplying, installing, commissioning, operating, managing and maintaining the related telecommunications infrastructure and equipment at the airport for a seven-year period.

Commenting on the exclusive partnership, Vishal Rally, regional chief operating officer west, enterprise business, Tata Teleservices, said, “We are pleased to partner with MIAL and deploy state-of-the-art telecom infrastructure and solutions at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Partnerships of this size and nature is of paramount importance and forms a part of the company’s overall enterprise business portfolio, built on a long track record of providing high-quality infrastructure that includes enterprise telecom solutions.”

Vaibhav Tiwari, head, corporate communications, GVK MIAL, said, “We are pleased to associate with Tata Docomo which is setting impeccable benchmarks in the telecom space in India. Our vision is to transform CSIA into one of the world’s best airports that consistently delights customers and become the pride of Mumbai. A strong telecom network thus plays a very critical role in the service offering at any airport. Partnering with Tata Docomo will enable us to ensure highest quality services and will further strengthen our position as one of the best airports in the world.”

Tata Docomo has already partnered with the Delhi and Hyderabad airports to provide connectivity solutions. Tata Docomo has a strong presence in the enterprise space, across industry verticals — BFSI, IT, ITeS, services, manufacturing, government and PSU. Today, Tata Docomo corporate business has become a formidable player in providing end-to-end telecom solutions and managed services. Tata Docomo has implemented several such mega-scale telecommunication projects across the country.