Airtel inks TD-LTE deal with NSN

1 Mar 2012

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest cellco by subscribers has selected Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) to build and operate a Time Division Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) network in Maharashtra. The size of the deal was not disclosed. Commenting on the agreement, Airtel India’s CEO Sanjay Kapoor said: ‘In the next five years, data will be the main thrust in India, riding on the waves of 3G or 4G technologies … Mobile data traffic in the country will increase nearly 100-fold by 2015 and consumers will stream nearly 600 hours of video content … LTE provides ultra high speed data access, in conjunction with 3G, this will lead the data revolution and drive fundamental changes in individual lifestyles, businesses and the society at large.’

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