Huawei Lands LTE Deal in India

India's leading mobile operator, Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Mumbai: BHARTIARTL), has handed out another Long Term Evolution Time Division Duplex (LTE TDD) network rollout and services deal, this time to Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

The Chinese vendor will provide 4G network infrastructure and associated managed services to the mobile operator in the southwest circle (service area) of Karnataka, one of four circles where Bharti has a BWA (Broadband Wireless Access) license. (See India's BWA Auction Ends in $8.2B Drama and A Brief Guide to India's Telecom Market for a map of India's telecom circles.)

Financial details were not disclosed.

To find out more about this decision, Bharti's other LTE TDD deals in India and the key role India is playing in the global LTE TDD ecosystem, check out the full story on Light Reading India.

— Ray Le Maistre, International Managing Editor, Light Reading

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