Bhubaneswar: Bharti Airtel Ltd. (“Airtel”), India’s largest integrated telecom company, and Verizon, one of the largest communication technology companies in the world, today announced a strategic alliance to bring secure, world-class video conferencing solutions to businesses in India. As part of this partnership, Airtel will offer secure enterprise-grade video conferencing solutions under the brand name – AirtelBlue Jeans – to enterprise customers in India. BlueJeans, Verizon’s enterprise-grade video conferencing service, helps people communicate and collaborate across mobile, desktop, browser and conference rooms and has a long-standing history of providing simple, reliable and trusted solutions, while meeting the stringent security needs of banks, healthcare providers and other organizations.
The offering includes a cloud point of presence in India enabling low latency and improved quality of service for India-based customers.The technology will be fully integrated with Airtel’s network, including its data centers, to ensure that customers are offered a state of the art, reliable and secure customer experience. Airtel BlueJeans will offer an integrated audio solution, giving its customers convenient dial-in options to join the meetings.BlueJeans’ enterprise-level security features include meeting lock, secure transmission and storage, randomized meeting IDs, participant passcodes, fraud detection, and a variety of authentication options The agreement initially covers BlueJeans Meetings, BlueJeans Events, BlueJeans Rooms and the BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams.
Hans Vestberg, Chief Executive Officer of Verizon said “We are proud to come together with Airtel to help more Indian organizations benefit from our world-class communication product during this work-from-home era and beyond.” Gopal Vittal, Managing Director &Chief Executive Officer of Bharti Airtel said “We are delighted to collaborate with Verizon to bring Airtel BlueJeans to enterprise and SMB customers in India.”