About The Center

BSNL IITK Telecom Centre of Excellence (BITCOE) , at IIT Kanpur, came into existence on 12th December 2007 with the signing of a tri-partite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Department of Telecommunication, Government of India, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), during the inauguration ceremony of India Telecom 2007 , presided over by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.


Research Agenda

BSNL IITK Telecom Centre of Excellence (BITCOE) focuses on ‘Multimedia and Telecom, Cognitive Radio and Computational Mathematics' to build excellence which is at par with world standards. Various existing and emerging technologies, growth prediction and technology adaptation in Indian context, application development using multiple technologies etc form the broad spectrum of activities of the centre.




Technologies Developed