Sunday, June 21, 2009

Zylog Systems Launches WI-FI in Chennai

Zylog Launches WI-FI in chennai. Zylog Systems India Ltd, a developer of software solutions, has forayed into ISP (internet service provider) business with the launch of Wi-Fi (wireless fidelity) enabled broadband services here in chennai.

Ramanujan Sesharathnam, managing director of Zylog Systems India Ltd Said that the company expects a revenue of Rs 500 crore in the next five years through the Wi-Fi business. Speaking to media persons here on Sunday, he informed the company has adopted a mesh network architecture which it believed would provide high mobility, speed and security. Wi-Fi nodes would be set up on the roof tops in select buildings across city and customers with a Wi-Fi enabled lap tops or PCs could access the prepaid internet service.

The overall Indian Wi-Fi market was predicted to grow from the current $41.57 million to exceed $744 million by 2012, at a CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of 61 per cent over the next three years.

The company has kicked off its Wi-Fi service under the brand Wi5 in select areas of the city : Adyar, Besant Nagar and T Nagar and would expand its services covering entire metro in the next 15 months. As a trial run, the company has implemented Wi-Fi access for broadband services in Ripon Buildings. Zylog has obtained a category ‘A’ ISP license to operate in all of India’s telecom circles and plans to enter other metros in the near future.

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