Huawei to manage Airtel's 4G network in Karnataka

Our Bureau Bangalore | Updated on November 15, 2017 Published on May 01, 2012

Sanjay Kapoor

Bharti Airtel has selected Huawei to deploy its TD LTE (Time-Division Long-Term Evolution) 4G network in Karnataka. The company said that this will give users access to rich data content and enable them to use bandwidth intensive applications.

Mr Sanjay Kapoor, CEO, Bharti Airtel (India and South Asia), said, “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.”

Mr Cai Liqun, CEO of Huawei India, said: “Bharti Airtel is a leading operator with global footprint and high business value. We understand Airtel's strategic requirements and Huawei being a leading global broadband player; will together achieve a win-win business success. As a leading telecom solutions partner with substantial experience, we believe our innovative technology as well as strong delivery capability will bring Bharti Airtel's customers a better user experience and value proposition.”

Published on May 01, 2012
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