Sterlite Power acquires stake in MTCIL JV for OPGW fibre networks in Maharashtra 

Sterlite Power has announced the acquisition of 64.98 per cent equity stake in Maharashtra Transmission Communication In­frastructure Limited (MTCIL). MTCIL is a public-private partnership for optical ground wire (OPGW) fibre networks operating on a BOOM model. MTCIL operates a fibre network of approximately 3,162 km across 35 co-locations, serving telcos, ISPs, and data centres in Maharashtra. Sterlite Power ac­quired the equity stake from Sterlite Technologies Limited. OPGW fibre networks offer reliable data delivery and assist in leveraging the existing power utility infrastructure for tele­communication purposes.