Bharti's 4G network in Kolkata is supplied by ZTE Corp. (Shenzhen: 000063; Hong Kong: 0763), while the operator has selected Nokia Networks for its coming LTE TDD network in Maharashtra. (See ZTE Wins 4G Deal With Bharti Airtel and NSN Manages for Bharti.)
The first devices available for the 4G services are a USB stick and an indoor wireless gateway.
For the full news coverage, see India Welcomes 4G Services and Bharti's 4G: Not Yet For Mainstream Customer on Light Reading India.
Why this matters
The news heralds a new phase for mobile broadband in the country, where 3G services only started to take off less than two years ago. (See India on Brink of 4G and End of 3G Era?)
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— Michelle Donegan, European Editor, Light Reading Mobile