Bharti Airtel announced a new self-service platform called Bandwidth on Demand, aimed at businesses across the globe. Using the new platform, Airtel customers can manage their bandwidth requirements from anywhere across the globe. With the new platform, Airtel aims to offer efficient and flexible network solutions to its customers.
The platform offers users with quick activation access to configure and monitor bandwidth requirements, while giving them full control to have the required bandwidth whenever and wherever needed. Customers can access the platform by visiting airtel.in/service-provider/bod.
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As different businesses have different needs, customers can opt for bandwidth on hourly, dily and monthly basis. This type of model also offers tighter control over network costs, and operational efficiency.
“In today’s fast-paced market, agile products and services are imperative to drive greater operational efficiencies. With Bandwidth-on-Demand we want to empower our businesses to be able to seamlessly opt for flexible network solutions that will not only help them manage their unpredictable bandwidth requirements but also accelerate the adoption of newer technologies and help them move faster in their cloud and digital journey,” Ajay Chitkara, Director and CEO – Airtel Business said in a press release.
The platform is built on Airtel’s global network spread across 5 continents, 50 countries and a route of 250,000 route kilometres. The network has the capacity to carry international bandwidth of 10 terabits/s. Currently, the service is available in 19 locations including New York, London, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Marseilles and Los Angeles, among others. At the same time, Airtel’s landing stations and data centers in India are located in Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai.
Airtel mentioned in its press release about the recent acquisition of India leg of GBI’s India–Middle East–Europe submarine cable to strengthen its position in the emerging markets. It will complement the company’s existing global cable network – IMEWE, EIG, SMW4 and MENA – which will enable it to serve the growing demand for data across emerging markets such as SAARC, India, Middle East and Africa.