Bid & Tender
Hughes Bags Rs 2 Billion Orders from Oil Marketing Firms

Date : Nov 06, 2018

Satellite based broadband services firm Hughes India has bagged an order to the tune of Rs 2 billion for a five-year period from oil marketing firms Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum to upgrade connectivity across their 19,000 retail points, a senior official of the company said. "We have been working with OMCs, and this is the first time we have awarded order to upgrade their retail outlets. Total order size is in the range of around Rs 2 billion for a period of 5 years," Shivaji Chatterjee, Senior Vice President and head, Hughes Communications India, told source.

 

Under separate contracts, Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) will each use the JUPITER system to upgrade network connectivity across 19,000 locations collectively to increase speed of transactions, eliminate manual interference, and deliver accurate, real-time data across the retail operations.