Cisco’s big win in India


VSNL has teamed up with Cisco Systems for its broadband network. The deal is estimated at about 500 crores which translates to about $110 million. VSNL will deploy Cisco’s Metro Ethernet products. I guess all that sucking up is finally paying off for Cisco sales team. Lots of switches and routers are being sold for this six-city rollout which can handle a million customers. Incidentally, Cisco celebrated its 10th birthday in India on October 28.


Abhishek Puri

Asinine approach by VSNL chasing the few customers pie in the big cities; what are they going to offer? Mbps speeds with download caps?The real market is in hinterland.

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