About me


Hi there! I’m a Network Engineer by day, aspiring writer by night, and this is my blog. I live in Ahmedabad , and I Travelling and Web Searching and learning new technologies in Internet Services . (And gettin’ caught in the rain.)


Contact: 09909997316

E-Mail: adarsh191079@gmail.com

In quest of career growth opportunities in ISP / Telecom with an organisation of repute


  • A result driven professional with 10 Yrs in ISP / Telecom.
  • Network – Project, Planning & Implementation (Broadband ISP / Wire line Telecom and Wireless – ADSL, Cisco Metro-E, DOCSIS {3com, Terayon, Cisco}, RF, Cable Broadband and Wi-Bro).
  • Expertise in NOC, O&M, Installation and Fault Repair, planning, implementation, analysis, optimization.
  • OSS / BSS: Remedy, Metasolv 6, DSLAM, Whatsup Gold, Solarwinds, PEM, 3com Network Manager.
  • An effective communicator with exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to relate to the people at any level of business.

Core Competencies

  • Successfully completed Broadband Projects for ADSL Wire line Network, MetroE Core & Access Network, DOCSIS, RF, and WiFi (Currently working on WiBro).
  • Planning, designing and installing Networks as per the requirements, governed by communication protocols. Worked from planning stage to Implementation – to roll out Broadband Operation in Ahmedabad, Baroda, Satna, Katni, Rewa, Sagar, Kolkata.and Bhubneshwar.
  • Devising the Backup Strategy for the Nodes & Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Overseeing high uptime maintenance of the Core Network; inclusive of solving problems related to routing within and outside the network.

Career Highlights

1 Tikona Digital Network –Dec’09 to Till Date

As a Area Manger- Networks Ahmedabad

Network Management (Projects, P&I, O&M)

  • Planning, designing and installing Networks as per the requirements, governed by communication protocols. Worked from planning stage to Implementation – to roll out Wireless Broadband

(Wi-Bro) Operations in Ahmedabad.

  • Managing the complete range of project activities right from conceptualization, costing/ route budgeting, site survey to installation, testing and maintenance of RF links.
  • Troubleshooting all networking problems to ensure minimum downtime and maximum availability of network.
  • Designing & executing process for customer installation & configuration. Training & development / Quality initiative / Process Development
  • Overseeing high uptime maintenance of the RF Network; inclusive of solving problems within the network.

Site Management / Vendors & Resources

  • Managing all site activities including Facility management, Rentals, Utilization vs. Revenue, Opex / Capex Preventive Maintenance, best practices for higher uptime to Access & Core Network.
  • Supervising manpower resource for various types of job, resolving bottlenecks and ensuring their focus towards project goals in a cohesive manner.
  • Negotiating with vendors for the procurement of material / equipments / Facilities as per project requirements.
  • Vendor Creation, Development & Management (for EFBN, PBN, SBN and AP Building Projects Including Installation of Access Point and Wireless Radio. Facility Management, Service delivery & Assurance for efficient maintenance of Network.

2. Ortel communications Limited – Nov’08 to Sep’09

As a Assistant Manager – Network Operations Kolkata and Bhubneshwar

  • Functioned as a broadband & RF Technical Head for the region.
  • Pivotal in designing, developing & upgrading existing CATV RF/OFC Network for Broadband (Hybrid Fibre Coax).
  • Instrumental in completing project for Broadband Network using DOCSIS & Star technology with up gradation of existing CATV network NOC & Fibre and Coax. Cable Roll out.
  • Vendor’s development, Resource Management, Business Development.
  • Responsible for driving High Customer satisfaction in the installation and Fault repair Function.
  • Imparted training & knowledge to HFC, NOC Engineers, and Zone In charge, LCO & Cable.
  • Distributor professional on Internet business and about new technology to provide the quality                         Service to the customer.
  • Handling a Team of 90 including heads of Project, Up gradation, O&M, NOC and Data Department.

3. TATA Communications Internet Services Limited – Feb’08 to Nov’08

Territory Network Manager – Retail & Broadband Business Unit, Ahmedabad and Access Head     at Vadodara

  • Network responsibility for Broadband & Retail business for the region from Project, Planning to                  Implementation.
  • Network designing as per the SPC on technology Cisco MetroE, DSL, WiFi, RF.
  • Operation & Maintenance for the Broadband Network – including core & access Network.
  • Service delivery & Service assurance for all the products after sales.
  • Access NOC & CNMS.
  • Pivotal in coordinating local vendors (LCO) for rollout & operations for VSNL for keeping network operations up and running all the time. Including Network Rollout   plan over the city OFC till Central DSLAM (Cisco Switch/ECN 320, Ericsson EDN 312xp) and last mile Copper Pair till ADSL Modem.
  • Vendors Management, Resource Management, Site Management, Network Management.                          (Project, P&I, O&M).

Team Size: 40 Including Field Technicians, Engineers, Support Engineers and NOC Engineer

4. You Telecom India Limited (Citi Group Venture Capitalist India)

NOC Head (Broadband Operation) – Ahmedabad – March’06  to Feb’08.

  • Responsible for whole Operation and Management of NOC (Network Operation Centre).
  • Responsible for assisting for operation & Management of YOU Telecom backbone Infrastructure

Placed at Ahmedabad POP from which aprox 8000 customers are utilizing our Services 24*7.

  • Monitored traffic/latency/packet loss, routing issues, security vulnerabilities on the backbone
  • Handled a Team of ESG Engineer (Handling LL customer of Ahmedabad), 2 Tech Support Team leader,

8 Tech Field Engineer (Broadband) and 5 RF Technician, solved their Network Queries to Sorted out                    the customer problems.

Software used: Solar winds, Perl MRTG, whats up gold,

Hardware used: Cisco routers UBR7200 Cisco switches 2950, 3550

Cable modem termination system (CMTS) Cisco UBR 7114, UBR 7246VXR

Net cache server, Linux based HTTP server

VOIP devices, Cisco ATA 186/188, Dlink DG 102SH, DPH-80/100-H, DG 202SP

Polycom video conferencing devices, UTM Device Cyberoam.

5. Airtel DSL (Bharti Televenture)

DSL Engineer – Jabalapur – August’04 to February’06

  • Responsible for the operation of DSL Broadband Internet connection including installation of  DSL modem and router.
  • Also responsible for the overall operation of DSL Network in Satna, Katni, Rewa RSU.
  • Involved in troubleshooting of dial-up, ISDN and leased Line customers at Satna (MP).
  • Installation of Ericsson DSLAM, EDN 312 XP card, ECN 320 switches at Airtel RSU and up gradation and Maintenance of the same.

6. In2 Cable India Limited (Hinduja Group)

Field Engineer – Ahmedabad –  October’2000 to Nov’01

  • Pivotal in providing networking and IT solutions to customers to match ISP services in accordance with their needs.
  • Successfully configured routers, switches, Cache Servers, DHCP servers, TFTP, FTP, Local data base servers.
  • Involved in the maintenance and troubleshooting of servers, lease line, providing solutions for wireless & VOIP services.
  • Efficiently installed cable modems and proxy servers structured cabling
  • Instrumental in designing the set up for In2cable (India) Ltd from scratch involving setting up the lease line circuit, commissioning of leased lines, electric circuits, setting up of the Basic server, configuration of the DHCP server, TFTP server, Cisco networking registration server, (WINDOWS NT based).
  • Configured Cisco UBR 7200 series router with in built CMTS system, setting up of the lease line circuit between service providers to In2cable site.

Network  Support Engineer – Vadodara – Nov’01  to July’04

  • Responsible for customer support & maintaining Network Set-up.

DOCSIS System             :           Cisco 7200 UBR

Proprietary System                     :           Terayon system, BW3500

  • Monitoring internet backbone, NOC including Cisco switches, Cisco Router, CMTS, DHCP Server, IP

Management, Authentication Server, Mail Server (Linux), 24online server, Bandwidth Monitoring,      B/W Management, Snr monitoring, Customer Cable modem provisioning.

Qualification/ Affiliations

  • Diploma Electronics and Telecommunications from Govt. Polytechnic Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certified Cisco ID: CSCO10966449.
  • MPLS and VPN Training.
  • Higher Diploma in Software Engineering (HDSE) 2 years.

Personal Details

Date of Birth                :           19th Oct 1979

Marital Status               :           Married

Present Address                       :           C-203, Madhav Deep Apartment, Nr. Radio Mirchi, Times of India Road, Satellite

Ahmedabad – Pin-380051

Permanent Address      :           262, Sethi Nagar, Ujjain, M.P. PIN: 456010

Languages Known      :           English, Hindi


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