Assam Electronics Development Corporation Limited (AMTRON), a Government of Assam undertaking, has appointed Ibus Networks and Infrastructure Private Limited (IBUS) as its business partner for deploying and operating digital infrastructure (DI).

With this partnership, AMTRON and IBUS aspire to offer seamless neutral cellular, Wi-Fi, data connectivity in large campuses, IT parks, hospitals, SEZs, commercial buildings, etc. to their existing and potential customers both, locally and internationally.

AMTRON, with over 36 years of experience in delivering solutions in electronics, telecom and the IT domain, is the pioneer in identifying IT-enabled solutions of the future. IBUS along with its group entities is amongst the largest neutral in-building network coverage provider in India covering 500 million sq ft, in over 900 sites of 19 States. Having expertise and domain knowledge in deploying and operating in-building connectivity, IBUS uses future-ready technologies for offering its solution that seamlessly converges licensed telecom signals and data over unlicensed bands for resilient indoor voice and high-speed connectivity enhanced by intelligence solutions.

Commenting on the development, M.K. Yadava, managing director of AMTRON (IFS) said, “AMTRON and IBUS shall undertake necessary actions in identifying appropriate business opportunities and collectively look forward to design and deploy the best-in-class DI that will reduce the digital divide in India and contribute to realising the goal of digital India.”

Meanwhile, Ram Sellaratnam, chief executive officer, IBUS said, “this partnership gives IBUS ability to meet its goal of bridging digital divide in India and making access to Internet to all sections of population. IBUS as the largest neutral digital Infrastructure player in India brings its expertise in physical & digital infrastructure solutions to amplify AMTRON diverse expertise in electronics and knowledge of North-Eastern Region.”