RailTel Corporation of India Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with defence public sector undertaking (PSU) Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for cooperation in the field of cloud services, internet of things  (IoT), e-governance, smart cities, networks for defence projects, mission critical communication systems for domestic and international markets.

The MoU was signed in the presence of BEL chief managing director (CMD) M.V. Gowtama and Puneet Chawla CMD, RailTel.

It was signed at the DefExpo which is underway in Lucknow.