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Indus Towers Showcases Innovative Infrastructure

NEW DELHI, November 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —

Rolls out NextGen Tower Designs 

Indus Towers, India’s largest telecom tower company, is consistently working in line with its philosophy of ‘Putting India First’ while bringing best in class technology innovation in the country. With sustainability and environment at the core of all initiatives, coupled with the management’s approach of Design Thinking, the company is contributing to Digital India and Smart Cities dream by building new-age infrastructure. With this focus of putting up a robust NextGen Digital services network, Indus Towers today announced their nationwide initiative of Aesthetic Sites. Catering to the need of building smart cities with beautiful city landscapes, the Aesthetic Sites are a unification of world class technology and innovation, location aesthetics and environmental considerations. 

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 NextGen Towers - Fast Facts - Deployed 100+ sites in 20 cities - Additional 500 sites in 12 months in 50 cities - Merge well with the cityscape and location specific architecture - Approximately 80-90% lower footprint; most sites ensure diesel free power back-up - Most sites maintain zero noise and visual pollution - Aesthetic appeal towers - based on architectural design/background, Camouflaged solutions - Poles, Camouflaged compact solutions, Camouflaged palm trees, Difficult terrain Sites, Small Sites (Micro towers), Multi utility poles 

Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Bimal Dayal, CEO, Indus Towers, said, “With our focus on innovation that enables transformation and belief in Design Thinking approach, where we develop a solution basis customer needs, Aesthetic Sites roll out is a great testimony in this direction”. He added, “While deploying world class technologies in telecom infrastructure domain, Indus Towers will continue to build digital highways and play a pivotal role in the government’s focus areas such as Smart Cities and Digital India.” NextGen Sites are multi-functional towers that not only have the unique advantage of being aesthetically beautiful by merging well with the cityscape and location specific architecture, but also have 80-90% lower footprint and ensure diesel free power back-up. The sites portfolio comprises of various options like Aesthetic appeal towers, Architecture appeal towers, Camouflaged poles, Camouflaged compact solutions, Camouflaged palm trees, Street Furniture sites and Multi utility poles. These solutions are designed to suit site deployment in residential, industrial, commercial as well as public spaces.

Indus Towers has already deployed over 100 such sites across India in many cities including Delhi & NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mysore, Chennai, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Meerut. The sites are designed to maintain zero noise and visual pollution and require minimized site construction time thus causing minimum inconvenience to general public. The NextGen Sites’ solutions are available in height variants of 3m to 30m and designed to safely withstand various service loads and outdoor weather conditions. The core structure of the tower or monopole is constructed from high tensile steel sections which is weather protected through hot dipped galvanization. Over and above the core structure, special architectural treatment is given to create heritage or contemporary aesthetics with different colour schemes and exterior building material. On the top, radio antennas are concealed with radio friendly camouflaging material. Additionally, telecom equipment is placed around the monopole in a perforated aesthetic equipment enclosure.

Innovation at Indus Towers 

In line with Design Thinking approach and focus on innovation, seamless connectivity and sustainability, Indus Towers introduced many initiatives. To cite a few: the company converted over 55,000 sites into green sites; to make diesel free sites, the company installed Free Cooling Units (FCU), Natural Cooling Units + Turbo, Micro Cooling Unit, Solar power FCU and Solar PV leading to energy savings. Optimization of energy consumption has not only brought down the cost of operations but has also created a positive impact on environment. This goal of continuously transforming through technology innovation also reflects in how Indus Towers drives a connected workforce for operations and maintenance by equipping them with tablets and smartphones with GEO mapping (IMAPP).

About Indus Towers Limited 

Indus Towers Limited is an independently managed company offering passive infrastructure services to all telecom operators. Indus is headquartered in the National Capital Region. Founded in 2007, Indus Towers Limited has been promoted under a joint venture among entities of Bharti Infratel Limited (rendering telecom services in India under the brand name Airtel), Vodafone India (rendering telecom services under the brand name Vodafone) and Aditya Birla Telecom (rendering telecom services under the brand name Idea), who created history by collaborating to share telecom infrastructure. Indus has a presence in 15 telecom circles of India and has achieved over 275,449 tenancies till date, a first in the telecom tower industry globally. With the current count of over 121,330 towers, Indus has the widest coverage in India and is also the largest telecom tower company in the country. Indus’ vision of ‘Transforming Lives by Enabling Communication’ is setting a new paradigm for a networked economy, on a world leading scale, whereby there is inclusive and impactful growth for all.

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