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BANGALORE, India -- SACOFA SDN BHD (“SACOFA”), a state-backed company providing the common sharing of telecommunication infrastructure in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia, has chosen Tejas Networks’ Packet Transport Networking (PTN) solutions to expand its mobile backhaul infrastructure to over 550 fiberized wireless towers allowing SACOFA customers to expand their 3G/4G coverage to over 2.3 million residents. With over 3000km of terrestrial fiber deployed in the state of Sarawak, SACOFA is a one-stop provider of up to 400 Gbps of capacity to licensed network operators in Malaysia.

Speaking to Gaurav Korde, Director-Regional Sales at Tejas Networks, a Senior Executive at SACOFA said "As we expand the access to advanced telecommunication services for the people of Sarawak, we are creating a network that will be flexible, reliable and scalable for our service provider customers for years to come. Tejas Networks designed an innovative packet transport solution using MPLS-TP that is 4G-ready, and capable of carrying 2G and 3G traffic through circuit emulation. We also chose Tejas Networks’ versatile, web-based Network Management Software (NMS) to simplify the effort configuring, provisioning and operating such a large network.”

With the Tejas Networks XTN TJ1400-7 and TJ1600-11, SACOFA enhances its capabilities to provide Carrier Ethernet and circuit-emulated E1 SAToP (Structure Agnostic TDM over Packet) services for all applications. The additional capacity, flexible service offerings and streamlined operations provided will enable SACOFA to be more responsive to the dynamic communication requirements of its customers.

Tejas Networks India Ltd.

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