Bharti Airtel, Nokia Networks to Launch FDD-LTE Services in India on 1800 MHz


Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel has commissioned Nokia Networks to expand its 4G presence to six new circles using Nokia Networks’ radio network. Operator will deploy FDD-LTE network on 1800 MHz to provide 4G services in 6 circles. 

Nokia Networks, already a supplier of Bharti Airtel’s TD-LTE network, will also deploy TD-LTE on the 2300 MHz in 2 other circles.

The agreement includes professional Services such as network planning and optimization, network implementation, systems integration as well as hardware care; Cloud-ready network management system, NetAct, for effective and consolidated monitoring and optimization of the LTE network; Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station; and  Flexi Zone for the small cells rollout to improve capacity and coverage in dense areas.

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