28, Oct 2023
HFCL launches India’s first indigenous designed and developed 2 Gbps Unlicensed Band Radio (UBR) for enterprises and telcos

New Delhi, October 28, 2023: HFCL Limited (HFCL), a leading technology enterprise and integrated next-gen communications product and solution provider has showcased its commitment to offer innovative technology solutions with the launch of India’s first 2 Gbps Unlicensed Band Radio (UBR) and Unified Cloud Network Management System (UcNMS) at the India Mobile Congress 2023, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

HFCL’s 2 Gbps UBR is indigenously designed and developed to revolutionize last-mile wireless connectivity and bridge the digital divide challenge in the country with fiber-like speeds and efficient spectrum utilization, with its adaptive radio frequency (RF) technology. Marking a significant leap in offering 5G backhauling and carrier-grade enterprise wireless connectivity, the launch of Make-in-India 2 Gbps UBR positions HFCL as a dominant player in the growing Indian and global UBR market. This innovative product offers a low-latency, 2 Gbps connectivity solution that can operate across an extended 5GHz frequency range. It is designed for easy installation, effortless management, and high reliability and has advanced security features to protect from external threat vectors. Further, in comparison to traditional backhaul solutions, 5G wireless backhauling with 2 Gbps UBR will enable HFCL’s customers to save up to 75% on the total cost of ownership (TCO).

Mahendra Nahata, Managing Director- HFCL

In tandem, HFCL has also launched its Unified Cloud Network Management System (UcNMS) to offer easy management and monitoring of its 2 Gbps UBR and other wireless and wireline products in its portfolio. The AI-powered UcNMS is designed to control, monitor and manage access points, switches and UBR devices. It is a comprehensive, end-to-end solution that also creates a customized ecosystem, tailored for seamless third-party integration via Open APIs. HFCL’s UcNMS offers AI-based predictive analysis that can anticipate problems and suggest troubleshooting steps to avoid network interruptions. UcNMS facilitates network management and application control, allowing telcos and enterprise customers to seamlessly integrate and adapt to the needs of their customers’ requirements. UcNMS is highly flexible and scalable, allowing customers to deploy it basis the size and architecture of their network. It offers on-premise, private as well public cloud deployment models.

With consumers and enterprises increasingly adopting digital processes, the demand for high-capacity wireless connectivity has been growing exponentially. The market potential for a 2 Gbps fixed wireless solution is poised for significant growth fueled by Industrial IoT, smart cities, and public safety sectors. Additionally, industries like banking, healthcare, mining, education, hospitality, and retail among others are also poised for a revolution in the backdrop of solutions such as these.

Speaking on the launch of revolutionary products and solutions, Mr. Mahendra Nahata, Managing Director, HFCL said, “We are proud to be the first Indian company to launch a 2 Gbps Unlicensed Band Radio (UBR) product line in the market and potentially the first one to offer an end-to-end solution combining UBR with a single console – Unified cNMS to enterprises. HFCL’s 2 Gbps UBR is a groundbreaking innovation that will revolutionize wireless access with fiber-like speeds, offering a remarkable 2 Gbps connectivity solution with exceptionally low latency. This revolutionary product will play a crucial role in building 5G network infrastructure and offer last-mile connectivity with its hassle-free installation features and robust reliability.”

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