NEW DELHI -- Uninor, the India business unit of Norway-based Telenor Group, today signed a contract with Huawei India to modernise its entire telecom network across all its circles. All 24000 base station will be swapped with new equipments that are the state of art modern, efficient and future ready. The deal also involves Huawei becoming the managed services partner of Uninor. This is the largest deal of its kind in the Indian telecom industry and also within the Telenor Group. With this initiative, Uninor prepares for future to offer advanced internet services to the mass market customers.
This network modernisation will enhance Uninor’s network capacity to offer superior experince both on voice and internet. With energy efficient and better coverage infrastructure, Uninor will deploy green energy solutions that will optimise network cost and improve indoor coverage to further strengthen Uninor’s “Sabse Sasta” position.
Vivek Sood, CEO, Telewings Communications Services (Uninor) said, “We are glad to partner with Huawei on this transformational project that builds our network to be future ready. With this ambitious drive, we will be able to offer any advanced internet service to our customers and provide a superior experience both on voice and internet. Being a mass market player, we continue to focus on building our capabilities to offer better internet and voice services at Sabse Sasta prices.”
The project will be spread over a period of three years and aims to modernise Uninor’s existing network with Huawei’s new architecture, platforms and equipment. This will enable Uninor to be future ready to address the exponential data growth in India.