New Delhi, 23rd February 2018: C-DOT announced as winner in “Digital India Initiative” category for its innovation “C-DOT Public Data Office (PDO)” at Aegis Graham Bell Award 2017, honoring the best innovation in the ICT domain in India. C-DOT has been applauded as winner at the 8th edition of Aegis Graham Bell Award at NDMC Convention Center, New Delhi.
Aegis Graham Bell has been promoting innovations and entrepreneurship in Telecom, Data Science, Smart City Solution, Cyber Security, Digital India, Cloud and Mobility. AGBA has been rewarding those who made outstanding contribution in these fields since 7 years with a vision to foster and stimulate innovators, for India to become a nucleus of innovations.
C-DOT has designed the Public Data Office (PDO) on similar lines of PCOs to offer data services on Wi-Fi to the end users. These PDO’s are envisioned to be operated by small kirana shop owners, pan walas, sabji walas, chai walas etc. and generate an additional income for them.
There is a need for connectivity to every Indian living in urban or rural area, rich or poor, educated or uneducated, old or young and C-DOT technologies are targetted at this objective. PDO is one such product. Mr. VIPIN TYAGI, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, C-DOT
C-DOT, India’s premier telecommunications R&D center, has been a pioneer and a trailblazer. C-DOT is committed to providing wide ranging, state-of-the-art and cost-effective indigenous total telecom solutions.
The Aegis Graham Bell Award is one of the largest innovation award for the ICT domain in India. The Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecommunication has established the Aegis Graham Bell Award as a tribute to the father of the telephony, Alexander Graham Bell. This Award is intended to promote innovation, entrepreneurship in the field of Telecom, Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud, and Security to provide recognition for outstanding contributions by the innovators. The Award is organized with support of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), and Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE), Convergence India and Deloitte as a knowledge partner.
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