Microscan taps Samson Jesudas as business head – ISP

MUMBAI: Telecom and internet service provider (ISP) Microscan has roped in former Hathway Bhawani Cable & Datacom MD & CEO Samson Jesudas as business head of the ISP business.

Jesudas will be based out of Mumbai and will oversee the business development activities for ISP penetration and growth in the Indian ISP market. He will report to Microscan founder and MD Sandeep Donde.

Before joining Microscan, Samson was MD & CEO at Hathway Bhavani and EVP at Hathway Cable & Datacom. He was also a board member of various Hathway JV companies like GTPL Hathway, Hathway Sonali, Hathway Sai Star, and Hathway Rajesh. He has also served as VP at Zee Turner and Regional Manager with Star TV in the past.

Samson is a graduate with 20+ years of prolific business experience and deep understanding of Pay TV media & Cable industry in particular. He is a thorough Business development professional and made significant contributions in his previous assignments.

“The Indian digital population is booming with an incremental internet penetration in the urban and rural sector. This has indeed created a tremendous opportunity in market and Microscan is geared up to serve more customers. We felt the need to strengthen our ISP presence and hence roped in a professional like Samson Jesudas to drive our ISP division. Samson has established goodwill amongst the cable fraternity and will add value in striking profound deals with LCOs thereby ensuring the reach to the last mile,” said Sandeep Donde.

Microscan provides over 20 premium services in the IT & Telecom Industry. The company’s mission is to provide technically-advanced, consistent network and data connectivity solutions through efficiently optimised network architecture.

Microscan provides the facility of Bulk bandwidth to ISPs. Local ISPs share the purchased bandwidth among various users to provide internet services to their customers. It offers a Bulk bandwidth option which enables the local ISPs to divide bandwidth to their customers. Various bandwidth requirements for pure internet, blended internet or region-specific internet can be taken care of by Microscan’s Bulk bandwidth services.

Microscan also offers premium network interconnection services which facilitate ISPs to peer with major Internet Exchanges (IX) in India like Extreme IX and get inter-connect to all major content providers across the globe like Akamai, Limelight, Fastly, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Netflix, and Apple.

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