hoopesh Raghav, Promoter and Director of ATPN has over three decades of industry experience and has worked with major telecom companies in India and abroad. He is an expert on wide ranging technologies of submarine, satellite, radio, and optic fibers that the telecom sector has witnessed in India and have been growing at par with the advancements in rest of the world. He has unique proposition for power sector to leapfrog in modernisation and execution of grid networks. He started consulting assignments for the projects related to Optic Fibre communication on electricity lines using OPGW (Optic Fibres on Ground Wire), ADSS (All Dielectric Self Sustaining) cables and SCADA communication.
He preferred to work on consultancy domain alongside experts in telecom, legal, and finance for the projects related to optic fibre communication on electricity lines using OPGW, ADSS and SCADA communication. This marked the beginning of Advanced Telecom & Power Networks (ATPN).
Eventually, one success story leading to another paved a way for ATPN to provide holistic solutions to companies in telecom and power sector. The company understands the essential bottom-line of integration of telecom and power networks and has worked with big players including state utility companies in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Delhi apart from private operators. The company has unique Associates and partnership model to support large and leading Consulting Firms.
Real-time Monitoring Solutions
Based in Mumbai, ATPN’s diverse background allows them to undertake wide ranging projects from market entry to business development plans, consulting, strategic planning, benchmark analysis, process improvement, security and organizational change. Transforming the dimension for use by power and telecom companies, ATPN works on a unique model by adding commercial value and unlocking the closed networks. Primarily
specialized in providing advisory services to clients, the company works in the area of multipurpose network design, enhancing utility by extending reach to population areas, and adds commercial value for public-private participation. Additionally, they use different means of networking using OPGW, ADSS, Satellite, RF networks for SCADA applications.
Based in Mumbai, ATPN’s diverse background allows it to undertake a wide range of projects from market entry to business development plans, consulting, strategic planning, benchmark analysis, process improvement, organizational change and successful implementation to top it all
Bhoopesh Raghav, Promoter &Director, ATPN throwing light on the advancements ATPN is adding in the space, speaks,“Our thrust is in technology and value addition, where we unlock the infrastructure potential for commercial use of networks. In the new services, we are integrating IoT and data analytics into our solutions for SCADA networking. As it provides real-time monitoring, reduces losses in a great way and brings down maintenance cost significantly.”
He further adds,“For instance, transformers are considered to be one of the biggest culprits for disruption in service. When overheated and un-noticed, it causes power shutdowns resulting in huge loss and inconvenience to public and utility companies. Our solution involves real-time monitoring of the data and recommending timely maintenance for preventing such major breakdowns.”
Improvising to Succeed
With humble beginning made in 2011, ATPN has grown multiple times in a short span. The company follows a slim-trim engagement model of hiring people on need basis while maintaining core domain experts. “With the vision to fulfil the Digital India dream, we are here to unlock the infrastructure potential of utility companies, innovate through networking, IoT and data analytics. Also, we will contribute in developing smart eco-system for convergence of Smart Grid and Smart City projects. Our presence will be ranging from rural WiFi to modernizing infra for multi-faceted development through e-Governance, e-Surveillance, e-Education, e-Hospitals and public welfare at large,” Bhoopesh concludes on a positive note.