Airtel today selected Huawei to plan and deploy its TD LTE (4G) network in Karnataka besides offering rich data content to the customers in Karnataka.
Huawei has partnered with Bharti Airtel in Sri Lanka & part of Bangladesh and is also the 3G provider in the state of Karnataka & Tamil Nadu. Besides, they are also providing pan-India 4G optical network, Carrier Ethernet infrastructure and NGN switches.
Airtel 4G LTE deployed on Huawei TD LTE technology, will allow subscribers to experience high speed wireless internet access that can support bandwidth intensive applications, support video streaming and high-definition video conferencing. Under this agreement, Huawei will deliver the LTE solution comprising of network infrastructure and devices.
Sanjay Kapoor, CEO Bharti Airtel (India & South Asia) cited High speed wireless broadband has the potential to transform India, providing a robust platform for building the country’s digital economy. According to industry estimates, mobile data traffic in the country will increase nearly 100-fold by 2015 and consumers will stream nearly 600 hours of video content. With the pioneering launch of 4G LTE, Airtel has paved the way for data revolution in the country by being at the forefront of India’s telecom revolution once again.