ZTE of China has confirmed it has been contracted by India’s Tata Teleservices to deploy CDMA2000-based fixed-wireless infrastructure in rural regions. Tata currently operates a nationwide CDMA2000 1x network, but deploys the bulk of its WiLL infrastructure in urban areas, where demand is high for its cheap fixed-wireless packages. ‘ZTE was chosen as a vendor for our rural solution after stringent technical evaluation, lab tests and field trials,’ Greg Young, Chief Officer – Network and VAS at Tata Teleservices, said in a statement. ‘This contract will enable [us] to reach rural parts of India with world class technology in the most cost effective manner,’ he added. ZTE is expected to roll out the infrastructure over a three year period. No financial details were disclosed.
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