Bharti's BWA Vision

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LightReadingTV - Nils Rix, Bharti Airtel's senior vice president, planning and engineering, talks about the operator's decision to use LTEi TDD technology to build out its Broadband Wireless Access (BW

India: 160 MHz of spectrum for BWA services in 2012

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The government of India is planning to make 160 MHz of spectrum available next year for telecom operators for deploying broadband wireless access (BWA) services across

17.25 million BWA/WiMAX and 320 thousand LTE subscribers reached in Q1 2011


3.7 million new BWA/WiMAX subscribers were added in Q4 2010, and 5.5 million will be added throughout 2011, according to the 14th issue of the 4GCounts Quarterly Report

BSNL body seeks probe into BWA spectrum allotment

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PTI, India - An association of senior officials of state-owned BSNL has demanded a probe into the allocation of broadband spectrum to the company, saying that it is not

Indian BWA Licensees Leaning Towards TD- LTE


The second half of 2010 in India was abuzz with discussion of several possiblities for BWA licensees regarding whether to deploy TD-LTE, WiMAX, or a hybrid-type network

Qualcomm to Exit Indian BWA Business?

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Qualcomm, which won BWA spectrum for four circles in India at Rs 4,913 crore, is in talks to exit the business. BWA auction took place earlier this year and  concluded in June.

BWA/WiMAX Subscribers to Reach 13 Million by Year-End 2010


According to the latest 4Gcounts Quarterly Report (Issue 12), the BWA/WiMAX industry could reach up to 13 million subscribers by the end of the year, up from 9 million reported in Q2 2010.

India Wins As Beceem’s New 4G Chip Ends BWA Technology Debate

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DELHI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WiMAX Forum Conference – Beceem Communications, a leading provider of 4G semiconductor solutions, announced a technological breakthrough that enables its BCSi500 chip

MTNL to invite bids for WiMax rollout

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India's state owned telco MTNL plans to invite private players for network deployment of broadband WiMAX services on a revenue sharing basis.

Four operators get BWA spectrum

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The Indian government has allotted spectrum to four operators paving the way for starting high-speed mobile broadband.

GSMA Seeks More Spectrum Allocations in India

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Recently awarded 3G and Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) licences in India will help accelerate the much-needed deployment of Mobile Broadband networks and services across the country, however addit

BWA set to take off, 3G to wait

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The Indian government will immediately provide broadband spectrum to the six companies that won licences in the recently concluded BWA auctions.

BWA bid ends: Indian Govt earns Rs 38,500 crore

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After 16 days of hectic bidding for faster wirless access, the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) auction ended on Friday, earning the governent nearly Rs 39,000 crore.

RIL acquires Infotel, may opt for TD-LTE

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Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has announced today the acquisition  of Infotel Broadband Services (P) Ltd, which has emerged as a successful bidder in all the 22 circles of the auction for

BWA Auction Update Day 13: Pan-India Bid reaches $2.45B

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On the 13th day of the auction the Pan-India bidding price has reached Rs 11,517.9 crore (approx US$2.45 billion), more than six times the reserve price of Rs 1,750 crore.