Dean, Digital Infrastructure & Automation

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

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The Telephone Exchange at IIT Kanpur provides Analog and IP telephone services to the entire campus. The Alcatel IP PBX installed in the Telephone Exchange supports up to 5000 Analog extensions and up to 2000 IP extensions. For outside connectivity, there are two PRI lines, one from BSNL and one from Tata Telecom. The exchange provides 12X7 operator service, 8X6 maintenance services and 24x7 support for critical and emergency services. The telephone communication within the campus can be through a four-digit extension number and direct inward dialing from outside has to use a 259/679 prefix.