Airtel chosen as Network Solution partner for Faridabad Smart City project

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Mumbai, October 3, 2019: Bharti Airtel today announced that it has been chosen as the strategic Network Solution partner by Faridabad Smart City Limited (FSCL) to transform the NCR satellite town of Faridabad into a Smart City. 

Faridabad is amongst the 100 cities identified by the Ministry of Urban Development (Government of India) as part of the Smart Cities Mission. Faridabad Smart City Limited (FSCL) objective is to provide core infrastructure, give better quality of life to citizens and apply smart solutions to improve services and infrastructure across Faridabad.

Airtel will work closely with FSCL (Govt. of Haryana) to design and deploy a future ready high capacity network and a range of connectivity solutions to build a digitally enable Faridabad city. Airtel’s solutions will include MPLS, Internet Bandwidth and Network Hardware Equipment. Airtel will also bring to table its vast experience in deploying these solutions for governments and enterprises.

Airtel’s network infrastructure will empower Faridabad Smart City Limited to implement a range of smart solutions and e-governance services. These will include Smart City solutions such as Adaptive Traffic Control system, City wide Surveillance, Traffic Enforcement System, LED Street Lighting, Smart Signage. In future, it will include various other citizen services such as SCADA based monitoring of flow, Automated Online water quality Monitoring.

Ajay Chitkara, Director and CEO, Airtel Business said, “It is a matter of pride for us to have been given this opportunity by the Government of Haryana in their endeavour to build a Digital Faridabad. At Airtel, our mission is to add value to the lives of customers through our world-class network and products. We look forward to working closely with FSCL and contribute towards building a future ready Haryana.”