Indian operator Bharti Airtel is deploying Sequans Communications' LTE chipset technology, powering the single mode LTE CPEs, for its subscribers in India. The CPE complies with 3GPP Release 9 specifications and provides category 4 throughput with data rates up to 150 Mbps in the downlink.
Indian operator Bharti Airtel has launched LTE services in three cities - Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula — in Punjab. The company, which had earlier launched 4G LTE services in Kolkata, Bangalore and Pune, is now readying to launch the services in the remaining licence areas.
Indian broadband wireless access (BWA) winners can offer voice over LTE network now. According to a NDTV report, 4G operators can provide voice services along with high-speed Internet if they pay a fee of 16.58 billion rupees.
LightReadingTV - Nils Rix, Bharti Airtel's senior vice president, planning and engineering, talks about the operator's decision to use LTEi TDD technology to build out its Broadband Wireless Access (BW