Electronics and Communication Engineering department organized an industrial visit to BSNL, Virudhunagar on 22.04.2021 for the II- and III-Year students. District Telecom Centre, Virudhunagar is one of the prime centres of BSNL in the south region of Tamilnadu. BSNL is the only service provider, making focused efforts & planned initiatives to bridge the rural-urban digital divide in ICT sector. BSNL serves its customers with a wide bouquet of telecom services namely Wire line, CDMA mobile, GSM mobile, Internet, Broadband, Carrier service, MPLS-VPN, VSAT, VoIP, IN Services, FTTH, etc. About 40 students visited the BSNL. During the visit BSNL engineers explained the students about the working principles of various Telecom equipment’s and both wired and wireless networks. Students visited the following sections of BSNL’s District Telecom Centre:
- Broadband Technology Section
- Optical Fiber Cable and System Section
- Digital Telephone Exchange – C-Dot Section
- Mobile Communication Section
- Computer Networking and IP Addressing Section
The Industrial visit to BSNL was highly beneficial to the students in understanding the concepts of telecommunication and networking principles. The visit also provided the students with understanding the real time functioning of the telecommunication and networking principles what they have studied in their course works.