Udit Mehrotra (Spectra) – BS Best Performing Companies 2020

Existing to Make Life Better

The telecom sector is significantly developing in the country and it is the reason why people are connected to each other across the globe. With the rise in data and speed, everyone needs seamless services to keep pace with requirements. Shyam Spectra Pvt. Ltd. is a company that proffers excellent services in the telecom sector and is a part of the Shyam Group, having over 4 decades of engineering excellence and growth in the telecom sector.

The company has been involved in incubating business in the telecom communication for over 40 years.

A Name to be Reckoned With

Since the group has been incubating business well over 4 decades, its renowned company is Spectra. Spectra provides Network as a Service (NaaS) and connectivity solutions for businesses and homes respectively. With its software-defined managed services, Spectra enables the digital transformation of growing businesses with fully managed LAN, Wi-Fi, security and SD-WAN solutions. Its end-to-end optical fiber network is capable of delivering India’s Fastest Internet speeds of up to 10 Gbps to every business and up to 1 Gbps to every home. Spectra helps achieve your network optimization targets, ensuring better efficiency of business processes. Spectra’s NaaS has the following offerings:

  • Managed LAN: Blazingly fast dedicated internet speed at a “user-level”, with best in class access points & infrastructure. It also provides a user management self-service portal with remote monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Software Defined-WAN: Reduction in total TCO by 25% with a simple software overlay.
  • Robust Network Security: Adopt industry-grade firewall at low costs along with Unified Threat Management with fully managed network services.

Between FY18 and FY19, Spectra has grown its user base by over 45 percent which is a testament to its strong services. The company offers all-fiber broadband with an exceptional range of over 5000 km of fiber optics which provides 24X7 centralized service having over 230 POPs. Spectra is consistently rated among the top 3 ISP by its exclusive speed by Netflix as the company is the first internet company to offer a whopping 1 GBPS.

Fascinating Journey

Spectra embarked on its journey 12 years ago and was driven by an unparalleled insight that the customer’s life will be driven by data in a world that will increasingly honor personalization, real-time action, speed, and agility. Mr. Udit Mehrotra – Founder, CEO, and Managing Director of Shyam Spectra is a full-stack network consulting and broadband service provider. Deeply passionate about technology, Mr. Udit continues his work towards building a next-generation Internet and network solutions company focused on humanizing technology. He is a firm believer that technology can change a human life for the better, drives Spectra’s core purpose of #MakeLifeBetter through his vision and operational prowess.

Mr. Udit is a graduate in Electric Engineering and also holds an M. Sc. In Telecom Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, US. Mr. Udit also serves as MD and CEO of Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL) and Ubico. He has successfully transitioned Spectra since its acquisition in 2008 and has played a pivotal role in expanding Spectra’s consumer reach, depth of services, network rollout, and building a transparent and meritocratic culture. “Since the inception of spectra, 12 years ago, the telecom sector has been locked in fierce price competition. This has led to consolidation and a steady decline in ARPU. The impact of this has been on the overall fall in service levels and stressed unit profitability. Paddling through this environment has been our biggest challenge. When large companies around going through consolidation, we have been able to sustain operations and grow our base,” asserts Mr. Udit.

Holistic Offerings

The ethos of being a challenger still acts as the company’s north star. It continues to investigate and invest in opportunities that have the potential to turn into categories. From access outside the premise, the firm has now moved to, access within the premise through a new unified offering of “Network as a Service” (NaaS). Under NaaS, it now offers an end-to-end solution that comprises wireless access points, enterprise routing products with software-defined wide area network capabilities, integrated with in-built security solutions and monitoring. This will allow the customers unprecedented scale, flexibility, and security for an ever-increasing connected environment. Spectra is also introducing internet-based calling or VoIP system which is a smarter, cost-efficient and scalable technology that boosts call coverage.

Spectra Managed Services for enterprise network connectivity – this was a pioneering initiative in the country’s telecom landscape, providing Indian businesses with the opportunity to partner with a single provider for every need. From Managed Wi-Fi to SD-WAN, and even cybersecurity, Mehrotra’s vision for an upgrade to cloud-based SaaS solution in NetworkasaService (NaaS) helped businesses save up to 40% TCO while simultaneously accelerating their growth path.

For More Details: https://www.spectra.co/


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