ZTE To Manage 4G Network For Airtel Kolkata

ZTE To Manage 4G Network For Airtel KolkataRumor came true as Airtel has selected ZTE Corporation to supply and deploy its 4G network in Kolkata we already informed about the development back in March 22 and now its official. 

The forthcoming launch of 4G services, will allow Bharti Airtel subscribers to experience, high speed wireless internet access that can support bandwidth intensive applications, support video streaming and high-definition video conferencing. Airtel will launch 4G services using TD-LTE technology.

ZTE  will offer full range of LTE base stations, including widely distributed macro stations. It has won 30 contracts for LTE commercial application and has deployed test networks in cooperation with more than 100 operators across the globe.

Sanjay Kapoor, CEO Bharti Airtel (India & South Asia) said, “According to industry estimates, by 2016 – 6% of all mobile connections will have 4G connection, which would create 36% of the total mobile data traffic – thus paving way for the ensuing data revolution. The impending launch of 4G in the country will provide ultra high speed data access, driving fundamental changes in society at large. We look forward to the launch of 4G technology in India, which will be timed to match the world in its launch.”

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April 5, 2012 11:55 am 11:55 AM

Day-by-day Airtel 2G plans r becoming 2 costly !!
Now they r thinking of 4G..LOL !!

April 5, 2012 10:50 am 10:50 AM

Amit :

Arindam Dey :
Airtels 3g plans were affordable to the millionaires….


April 5, 2012 9:12 am 9:12 AM
Chinmoy : Finally we are getting LTE in India . Some of us had already experienced 4G through BSNL WiMax . I believe rate will not be an issue at all . This will be much cheaper than 3G or it will be at par . However few challanges of LTE which I see are 1. Highspeed Backward Compatibility for failover is a challage . 2. Like 3G , for BWA 4G as well Service Provider to Service Provider Roaming will not be allowed . still we middle class people cant affort 3G . Then how can we afford 4G… Read more »