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POWERGRID is in Telecom business through its wholly owned subsidiary -POWERGRID Teleservices Limited with its brand name PowerTel which is the only Telecom Service Provider in the country having pan India overhead Optic fiber network using Optical Ground Wire on power transmission lines and is offering transmission towers for Mobile Communications.

POWERGRID has an all India Telecom Network of more than 1,00,000 km.

  • Why Telecom
    • Opportunity available to POWERGRID to explore telecom market through the convergence of power sector with telecom sector by making available secure and high quality telecom infrastructure on its existing and planned transmission infrastructure
    • Explored telecom market liberalization and utilize the spare capacity of optical fibres available to POWERGRID
    • It is an optimization of returns on assets and value creation through new initiative
    • Telecom business
      • has supplemented POWERGRID’s efforts in development of its information technology for core transmission business
      • Enabled POWERGRID to create additional economic value by stimulating the development of the Indian Telecom Sector especially in the difficult terrain of North East Region and Jammu & Kashmir
  • PowerTel's Telecom Licenses and Registrations
    • National Long-Distance (NLD)
    • Internet Service Provider Category-A (ISP-A)
    • Infrastructure Provider-I (IP-I) Registration
  • PowerTel has leveraged its presence in transmission
    • Electricity network topology formed the Optic fibre backbone network
      • Power transmission lines, crisscrossing the entire length and breadth of the country connecting the major metropolitan cities/towns, provide an excellent infrastructure for stringing optical fibre cable which can be used to set up a high grade long distance telecommunication network of high capacity
  • Venture into Telecom business
    • POWERGRID has been entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of System Coordination and Control (SC&C) projects in various regions for better overall coordination and effective management of interconnected grid networks.
    • For real time monitoring, better management of grid through state of the art Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) & Energy Management System (EMS) technologies, require dedicated wideband communication networks.
  • Technology deployed
    • OPGW - Optical Fibre Ground Wire over high voltage Transmission line
    • MPLS - Multi Protocol Label Switching
    • SD-WAN - Software Defined Wide Area Network
    • DDoS - Distributed Denial of Service
    • DWDM - Dense Wave Division Multiplexing
    • SDH - Synchronous Digital Hierarchy
    • UTM - Unified Threat Management

Telecom Services

Telecom Services

  • Lease Lines (Point to Point Lease Line)
    • SDH/DWDM
    • Port Capacity up to 100 Gbps
    • Backbone Network Capacity in multiple Tbps
    • Backbone Network Reliability of >99.5%
    • Multiple self-resilient rings for complete redundancy in backbone as well as intra city access networks
  • MPLS-VPN Services
    • Three tier architecture with Core, Edge and Access layers
    • Dual Home connectivity to avoid Single point of failure in backbone
    • Network is designed to cater to real time applications
    • Layer-2 & Layer-3 VPN technologies to serve all type of connectivity requirements and different Class of Service
    • Network is scalable to 500 Gbps in core
    • Physically Segregated Internet Network for Security of VPN Network & SDWAN
  • Data Services
    • Internet (1:1) symmetric
    • IP transit
  • Infrastructure Services
    • Dark Fiber on UGOFC
    • Tower Space for BTS & fiber connectivity with uninterrupted Green Renewable Power
  • Data Centre Services
    • Existing 100 Racks Data Centre for In-House Usage
    • Building 1000 Racks Data Centre in Northern India
    • Building 500 Racks Disaster Recovery Centre in Southern India
  • International Long Distance Services
    • IPLC Circuit to Nepal and Bangladesh
  • Other Upcoming Services
    • Video Conferencing
    • Communication Services
    • VOIP
    • Wi-Fi
    • Consultancy
    • ICT for Smart Cities



  • POWERGRID is one of the few telecom players with a marked presence in remote areas of North east and J&K and is providing highly reliable services to various customers
  • Maintained backbone availability of ~ 99.99% Awards & recognitions (751 KB) PDF

Telecom Contact

For Telecom Connectivity, Internet and MPLS Services Related Information and Queries

PowerGrid Teleservices Limited
C/O: Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.,
B-9, Outab Institutional Area,
Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi-110016, India
Ph: +91-11-26856959
Fax: +91-11-26560095

Name Designation Email & Contact No.
M.K Pandey Chief General Manager(Marketing) email : mano[at]powergrid[dot]in  T : 011-26856959

(Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Maharashtra and Goa)
Western Region Head Office (Mumbai)
PowerGrid Teleservices Limited
C/O: Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.,
Samruddhi Venture Park Building, 1st Floor,
M.I.D.C. Industrial Area; Near SEEPZ Bus Stand, Marol, Andheri (East),

Name Designation Email & Contact No.
Sanjay Singh General Manager email : sanjay.singh[at]powergrid[dot]in  T : 022-28389805

(U.P (East), Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim and North East) Eastern & North Eastern Region Head Office (Kolkata)
PowerGrid Teleservices Limited
C/O: Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.,
1st Floor CF-17, Action Area-1C, New Town-Rajarhat,

Name Designation Email & Contact No.
Sanjay Kumar Gupta General Manager email : sanjaygupt[at]powergrid[dot]in  T : 033-24235011

(Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry) Southern Region Head Office
PowerGrid Teleservices Limited
C/O: Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.,
Near RTO Driving Test Track Singanayakanahalli Yelahanka Hobli

Name Designation Email & Contact No.
M.K Pandey Sr. General Manager (NR) email : manoj[at]powergrid[dot]in  T : +91-80-23093730

(Haryana, Rajasthan, U.P (West), Uttarakhand, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Chandigarh)
Northern Region Head Office Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.,
Maharani Bagh 40g/220 kV Gis Substation Behlolpur, Khadar, Opp. ISBT, Sarai Kale Khan,
New Delhi-110013

Name Designation Email
Ashish Chandra Gupta General Manager email : ashishgupta[at]powergrid[dot]in