Job Responsibilities of ILD Unit

Planning and procurement of international bandwidth for voice, IPLC, Internet, etc

o Evaluating economic benefits of building own International Long Distance (ILD) network compared to leasing from other operators

· Forging and managing alliances with carriers and consortiums for the purpose of procurement of international bandwidth for BSNL

o Signing of NDA and Bilateral Service Agreements

o Participation in cable consortiums (EIG, Millennium Cable System)

o Connectivity initiatives with different countries (e.g. Sri Lanka, Myanmar etc)

· Management of international internet bandwidth

o Planning of all international bandwidth

o Procurement (placement of PO etc.)

o Testing

o Commissioning

o Monitoring

· Conducting all other affairs related to international bandwidth

o Issue of ILD routing plan periodically for all ILD gateways based on rates received from carriers

o Coordination with various IBP like Tata Communications, Bharti etc. for internet routing, route registry etc.

o Formulation of BSNL’s termination rates for traffic terminating in India

o Traffic management on international bandwidths

o Coordination with Project – 1 NOC

o Commissioning of equipment & solutions (e.g. IPLC LIM, LCR, etc)

o Managing issues / complaints relating to ILD

· Implementation of various international projects (e.g. VSAT telemedicine project in SAARC)

· Coordination for NIXI related issues and various other activities associated with routing of Internet Leased Lines

Liaisoning with GM (Enterprise Business – I) – Ent for development of products such as International Calling Cards