Airtel to accelerate 4G networking in India with Nokia


The telecom giant Bharti Airtel is all set to revolutionalize the telecom offerings and services in the country, as the company is moving ahead to unveil high-speed 4G services soon.

Airtel has undergone a deal with Nokia Networks to unveil the 4G services in furthermore six telecom circles, combining 11 states of the country.

The services will begin rolling from December this year. And, the combined states in the plan are seven North East states, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Karnataka.

The 4G services in Karnataka will be launched in February 2016 and Rajasthan in April 2016, and rest of the states will have it from the end of this year.

“Already having unveiled the high speed 4G services across the four circles of the country, we’re now looking forward to extending this enriching broadband experience to further new circles on 1800 MHz band,” said Abhay Savargaonkar, CTO, Bharti Airtel.

However, the deployment in these circles will distinguish with different 4G technology named FDD-LTE.

“We’re happy to broaden our TD LTE footprint with Bharti and associate with them for deploying first FDD LTE across six new circles in India,” said Sandeep Girotra, VP and Head of India region, Nokia Networks.

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