Bharti Airtel launches India's first 4G service in Kolkata
Added On:4/10/2012 1:41:00 PM
India’s 4G mobile broadband revolution has just begun with the latest launch by 4G services by Bharti Airtel in Kolkata. If reports are to be believed, India has become one of the first countries in the world to commercially deploy this cutting-edge technology.
Sources informed, Airtel’s 4G (TD-LTE) network has been launched by telecom minister Kapil Sibal.
The major benefits with LTE are high throughput, modest latency, plug and play, FDD and TDD in the same platform, an enhanced end-user experience and an uncomplicated architecture ensuing economical operating costs. In addition, LTE will also shore up seamless passing 4G in India, to cell towers with existing network technology such as GSM, CDMA-One, UMTS, and CDMA2000.
Sunil Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Airtel shated his views at the time of launch, the 4G service launch is a major milestone for India and Airtel. We are delighted to offer leadership in setting the technology standard for 4G services in India by introducing TD-LTE networks in India.
Further he added, the company is confident that others will surely follow them in this direction and participate in company’s pioneering effort of making TD-LTE the defector 4G standard in India.
Market watchers added, every Indian Web user has been eagerly waiting for this service to hit the Indian shores. But the question here is; whether it will work efficiently in India or not?
Well! Nothing can be said by now. Let the time decide it. Till then, stay hooked to itvoir.com for latest news in Indian IT industry.
Tags: 4G services, Bharti Airtel, GSM, CDMA-One, UMTS, CDMA2000, 4G mobile broadband , 4G (TD-LTE), indias first 4G service
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