Airtel partners with Ericsson for LTE deployment in Gabon

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Airtel Gabon has selected  Ericsson as its sole supplier for the deployment of a new LTE network. The agreement also includes transformation of the existing mobile radio access and core network infrastructure. LTE 4G technology offers the capacity and the speed to handle a rapid increase in data traffic.

Nokia Networks Signs 4-year Deal with Bharti Airtel India for 3G Network Rollout

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Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel has selected Nokia Networks to roll out its 3G network in 5 new telecom circles and network expansion in 3 existing telecom circles*. Under the 4-year contract, the company will provide its radio elements and services expertise to power Bharti Airtel’s infrastructure.

Airtel Launches 4G Trials for Existing Customers in Chennai, India

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Bharti Airtel has launched 4G trials exclusively for its existing customers in Chennai. As part of this, Airtel customers across the city can now avail a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at 3G prices and be the first to experience blazing Airtel 4G speeds. 

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

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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. 

Airtel Deploys LTE Network in Seychelles with Ericsson

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Airtel has partnered with Ericsson to deploy a new, nationwide LTE 800 MHz network Seychelles. LTE network is to be commercially launched this year and utilizes Ericsson LTE core and access equipment and services. 

Airtel Launches 4G LTE Service on Mobile in Bengaluru, India

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Indian mobile operator Bharti Airtel has launched 4G LTE service on mobile. Now Airtel customers in Bengaluru on Apple iPhone 5s or 5c will be able to experience 4G on their mobile at the current 3G prices.

Airtel to Roll out LTE Network in Delhi by September

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Indian operator Bharti Airtel is likely to launch LTE services in Delhi by September, reports PTI. Operator is already offering LTE services in some other Indian Markets including Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune and Chandigarh.

Airtel Launches LTE Services in Additional Markets

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Indian operator Bharti Airtel has launched LTE services in three cities - Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula — in Punjab. The company, which had earlier launched 4G LTE services in Kolkata, Bangalore and Pune, is now readying to launch the services in the remaining licence areas.

Airtel Expands LTE Network Coverage in India

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Indian operator Bharti Airtel has launched 4G LTE services in Pune. This is third city in the country after Kolkata and Bengaluru to get LTE coverage from Airtel.

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Bharti Airtel has launched LTE services in India in April, 2012 using TD-LTE.  Airtel had bagged BWA spectrum in four telecom circles Kolkata, Maharastra, Punjab and Karnataka for Rs.3,314.36 crore in 2010.

Bharti Acquires 49% Interest in Qualcomm India BWA Venture

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Bharti Airtel and Qualcomm have signed an agreement for Bharti to acquire an interest in Qualcomm Asia Pacific’s Indian venture. Qualcomm holds BWA licenses in Delhi, Mumbai, Haryana and Kerala.

Bharti Airtel Unveils LTE Services in Bangalore

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Bharti Airtel has launched LTE services in Bangalore, India followed by the recent launch of the 4G services in Kolkata.  Airtel also introduced 'Smartbytes' for 4G a plan to allow customers to buy these add-on packs and use 4G services even after exhausting their monthly data limits.

Airtel Selects Huawei to Supply LTE Network for Karnataka

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Indian telco  Bharti Airtel has given a contract to Huawei for planning, design, supply and deploy LTE network to offer 4G mobile broadband services in Karnataka. Under the agreement Huawei will deliver LTE network infrastructure and devices. 

Bharti Airtel Launches TD-LTE Services in India

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Indian Telco Bharti Airtel has launched 4G  TD-LTE mobile services in Kolkata. Operator plans to roll out 4G services soon in the other three circles of Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai). Airtel has selected ZTE to plan, design, supply and deploy its TD-LTE network in Kolkata. 

Bharti Airtel Appoints ZTE to Supply, Manage 4G Network in Kolkata

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5 April 2012, Shenzhen, China– Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa has selected ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions to plan, design, supply and deploy its 4G network in Kolkata.  The forthcoming launch of 4G