Punjab telco Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd (HFCL) has contracted Vistula Communications Services to deploy its VoIP services. Under the terms of the agreement, Vistula will integrate its V-Cube VoIP platform with HITL’s network, enabling the operator to offer turnkey consumer VoIP services to retail and business clients, including pre-paid calling cards. The system will be fully hosted and managed by Vistula, and is expected to be operational before the end of the first quarter of 2006.
HFCL launched local telephony services in the Punjab circle via its HFCL Infotel subsidiary under the Connect brand in October 2000. Infotel now offers a full portfolio of services in the region, covering 130 towns and cities.