Tikona Value Internet Leased Line

According to a statistic, over 57% of SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in India use internet as a sales channel to get direct business leads. It is imperative to have an internet connection that meets your needs without adding to business overheads. The usual options available in the market include a regular broadband plan and a SLA (Service Level Agreement) based leased line. Broadband plans are economical, come with a condition of sharing bandwidth with multiple users, are...

BYOD and Wi-Fi hotspots in office

Businesses and offices are getting tech-friendly. There is a definite increase in the usage of mobile internet devices like laptops, tablets and smartphones along with the regular PCs in workplaces. And now we are moving beyond traditional office spaces. In a nutshell, the following change has been seen in the Indian corporate scene: From limited connectivity to always on and anywhere connectivity From restricted internet access to employee paid access From fixed primary device to...

Tikona achieves EBITDA break even in 4.5 yrs, among the fastest in the telecom space

  Mumbai, November 14, 2014: Average monthly download per subscriber on Tikona’s broadband network has steadily climbed from 6 GB download per month 2 years ago to 20 GB download per month; the heaviest any wireless operator has seen anywhere. “20 GB is average across all… there are customers who log over 150GB download per month as well. Our built network is already carrying 6 PetaBytes of traffic every month yet it is presently filled to 20% of its built capacity and as...

Tikona Digital Networks Raises $45 Million Investment from IFC, Other Investors

Mumbai, November 17, 2014: Tikona is pleased to announce the successful completion of a $45 million fund raise. The round was led by IFC with a $25 million investment and existing investors, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Oak Investment partners, Everstone Capital and L&T Infrastructure Finance Co Ltd, collectively invested $20 million. The capital raised will be used to expand Tikona’s broadband network in existing and new cities. “We are pleased to have IFC as an...
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