Assam Wide Area Network (ASWAN)

Description

Assam Wide Area Network (ASWAN) has helped the Information and Technology Department to create an active communication network in the state covering all districts, sub-divisional offices, circle and block offices through 304 POPs in Assam with a minimum of 2 Mbps links. A robust communication corridor is the first and foremost requirement for the successful implementation of e-Governance projects. State wide Area Network helps us establish the said communication corridor.

ASWAN is being handled by the department of IT with financial support from the Ministry of Information & Communication Technology, Government of India to implement of the e-Governance projects successfully.

  • No of POP Operations: 153
  • No of RF Towers installed by AMTRON: 120
  • No of Offices covered under Horizontal Connectivity: 815
  • OFC laid down by AMTRON: (in Km)

This network will facilitate the smooth rollout of e-Governance initiatives across departments. Similarly the horizontal connectivity project will eventually connect all government offices in the state through the ASWAN POPs.

  • 288 SWAN POPs have been commissioned in the state so far
  • 114 POPs are currently being used by National Registrar of Citizens (NRC) updation Programme.
  • 160 POPs of ASWAN are used by the e-District project

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