Monday, December 1, 2014

About Tikona

About Tikona

Tikona is a wireless broadband provider in India. Conceptualized by veterans of the Indian Telecom industry, the company commenced operations in 2008. Currently, services are offered in 25 cities with plans to expand in the future.
Tikona Digital Networks, to use the company’s full name uses some cutting edge technologies to better facilitate the overall user experience as well as providing superior connectivity. Two of the technologies used are 4th Generation OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing) & MIMO (Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output) technologies.    Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) is a method of encoding digital data on multiple carrier frequencies. This makes efficient use of spectrum and provides good internet experience. Multiple Input and Multiple Output (MIMO), is the use of multiple antennas at both the transmitter and receiver to improve communication performance. It is a smart antenna technology. It offers a significant increase in data throughput.

Growth

Tikona has ambitious plans for the future. On the horizon in the near future is the idea of a build a comprehensive services framework that can deliver leading edge voice, video, IT applications and multimedia content services over any broadband or IP-centric network. Interestingly, this can be duplicated across multiple geographies for internet providers. To see this come to fruition, they have engaged technology partners to build capability frameworks.
TDN possesses an all India Class-A ISP license granted by the Ministry of Communications, Govt. of India. Using the best-in-class technology partners, TDN envisions a powerful broadband-enabled India and will make all possible contribution to make this happen.
Innovation being a driving force, Tikona has created a platform to conceive and incubate new ideas in order to develop and deliver useful services and solutions for customers, thereby sustaining its competitive advantages.

Additional Information

Tikona Digital Networks was founded in 2008 by experienced professionals in the Telecom Industry and has secured funding from blue-chip Private Equity and Venture Capital firms. Private equity companies Goldman Sachs holds a 40% stake, Oak Investment Partners hold a 20% stake, Everstone holds a 10% stake, and L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited hold a 4% stake. The remaining 26% is held by Tikona Trust which is spearheaded by Founder & CEO Prakash Bajpai.

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