Exotel receives licence from DoT for pan-India Virtual Network Operator

10 Movember, 2022, 9:00 IST

 

 

Exotel receives licence from DoT for pan-India Virtual Network Operator

 

Bengaluru, India, Nov 10, 2022: Leading customer engagement platform Exotel, has received a telecom licence or the Unified Licence for Virtual Network Operator (UL VNO Access Service) from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). With this pan-India licence, Exotel will be able to serve businesses across India with its cloud-based customer engagement solutions for remote working. Exotel’s solutions target sales and customer support functions within businesses of all sizes. Riding on partner telecom networks, the company will now extend its flexible, affordable, and fully compliant internet calling solutions to the entire country.

 

Commenting on the development, Ishwar Sridharan, Co-Founder and COO, Exotel said, “The grant of a pan-India VNO Access licence is a significant milestone for us. It takes us one step closer to our objective of building the future of customer experience in India, and helping our customers to empower their employees to work from anywhere.” He further added, “This licence will further cement Exotel as a one-stop-shop for all customer engagement solutions, with the added advantage of providing seamless connectivity to WFA agents and reducing cost for businesses. In addition, by establishing a 100% compliant cloud call centre, we hope to advance the government’s “Make in India” initiative through strengthening remote work and aiding job generation  in tier-2 cities.”

 

Exotel has touched the lives of over 2 billion people in Asia. With a workforce of about 1000 individuals operating out of 61 different cities, the company has grown to power approximately 88,000 contact centre personnel, 2 billion bot chats saving 27 million human hours, and 8.5 billion human conversations in 2021 alone.

 

About Exotel

 

Exotel is the emerging market’s leading full stack customer engagement platform and business-focused virtual telecom operator. Incorporated in 2011, Exotel’s world-class cloud-based product suite powers 50 million engagements daily for over 6000 companies in India, SE Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Today, some of the fastest-growing companies in the emerging markets (Ola, Swiggy, Flipkart, GoJek, Byju’s, Urban Company, HDFC Bank, Zomato, Oyo, etc.,) manage their customer engagement with Exotel’s omnichannel contact centre, a suite of communication APIs and conversational AI platform over the cloud. They’re a $100 million Series D funded company with $50 million in ARR.

 

For more information, please visit https://exotel.com

 

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