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Sikkim Flood: IG Drones restore Connectivity in mission mode with Airtel

IG Drones, a leading drone service provider, played a pivotal role in resurrecting Airtel's vital fiber optic communication line in Sikkim

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Leading Drone Enterprise Solution Company IG Drones' Swift Action: Restoring Airtel's Fiber Line Rescues Sikkim's Connectivity Amidst Devastating Floods

In a remarkable showcase of technological innovation and swift disaster response, IG Drones, a leading drone service provider, played a pivotal role in resurrecting Airtel's vital fiber optic communication line in Sikkim during a recent devastating flood crisis. This proactive and highly efficient operation not only reinstated uninterrupted connectivity across the region but also served as a lifeline, safeguarding the well-being and communication necessities of the local population.

Sikkim found itself grappling with severe flooding, the result of relentless monsoon rains, which inflicted extensive damage on its infrastructure, including the critical disruption of communication networks. Airtel, a primary telecom operator in the region, faced a major breakdown in its essential fiber optic network, a lifeline for delivering crucial connectivity services to both residents and businesses alike.

Recognizing the dire urgency of the situation, Airtel joined forces with IG Drones to explore innovative solutions for the swift restoration of the impaired fiber optic line. Deploying their specialized drone fleet, equipped with cutting-edge technology for network assessment and repairs, IG Drones swung into action.

The drones played a dual role in this mission, seamlessly blending rapid assessment and precise fiber line restoration. IG Drones conducted aerial surveys to assess the extent of damage to the Airtel fiber optic line, enabling engineers to pinpoint the exact location of the damage and meticulously plan for efficient repairs. The specialized drone equipment, operated by IG Drones' skilled operators, accessed the damaged section of the fiber optic line with remarkable precision and speed, conducting the necessary repairs and ensuring that the network was up and running within an exceptionally short timeframe.

IG Drones, one of the leading drone companies in the country, stands at the forefront of next-generation drone development in India, having introduced the nation's inaugural 5G drone. This innovative and versatile drone serves as a multi-purpose solution with applications in diverse fields, including disaster response, defense, medical services, and satellite operations. "We are immensely proud of our team's dedication and expertise, which enabled us to restore Airtel's fiber optic line in Sikkim despite the adverse conditions," said Mr. Bodhisattwa Sanghapriya, Founder and CEO of IG Drones.

This successful collaboration between Airtel and IG Drones not only rescued Sikkim's residents from the depths of the crisis but also shone a bright spotlight on the tremendous potential of drone technology in the context of disaster response and recovery. This incident stands as a testament to the potent synergy of collaboration and innovation in the face of adversity, underscoring the indispensable role of technology in surmounting unforeseen challenges and securing the connectivity that is essential to modern life.

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Published: 14 Nov 2023, 06:22 PM IST
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