About Railwire

download Railtel Corporation of India {भारतीय रेलटेल कारपोरेशन} is a Miniratna enterprise of Government of India focusing on providing broadband and VPN services. RailTel was formed in September 2000 with the objective of creating nationwide broadband, telecom and multimedia network, to modernize Train Control Operation and Safety System of Indian Railways. RailTel’s network passes through around 5,000 stations across the country, covering all central business districts, towns, cities, mini/major-metros.RailTel has created state of the art multimedia telecom network using SDH/DWDM-based transmission systems and high end routers for MPLS-IP network. Indian Railways have seamless right-of-way along 63,000 km of rail tracks passing through 7000 stations across the country. The stations in major cities are located in central business districts. Indian Railways already had established a strong Telecom Network to meet its communication requirements. With the formation of Corporation, Indian Railways’ right-of-way and OFC assets have been transferred to RailTel. About 32500 km of OFC has been laid and over 29500 km has been commissioned. Works on another 10620 km are in various stage of completion.



Railwire, a joint venture with MSOs to provide Voice, Video and Multimedia access on a single wire at home/office. Customers in urban and even rural areas can now experience the power of Triple play services. Digital cable channels can be broadcast to the end users on the strength of this network along with broadband Internet, VoIP and other services simultaneously.