AIRTEL GIVES NETWORK UPDATE ORDER TO ERICSSON

  • Bharti Airtel for its network modernization and expansion of contract have contracted Rs.816 crore deal to Swedish gear maker Ericsson for Delhi as a counter to a threat from Reliance Jio Infocomm.
  • This new four-year contract will enable Airtel to offer better coverage and capacity thereby improving the network performance.
  • With this contract, Ericsson has become the sole supplier of Airtel’s mobile network. Along with 2G and 3G networks the company is also adding 4G TDD-LTE network.
  • Airtel would be able to launch 4G by combining FDD- using the 1800 MHz band- and TDD LTE technologies with the help of Ericsson.
  • Airtel has recently contracted deployment and expansion contract for 4G to finish telecom gear vendor Nokia for deployment in Gujarat, Bihar, and UP East.
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