Tata Teleservices picks Nokia Siemens Networks for 3G

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India’s mobile operator Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL)  has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to support the launch of 3G. The network would based on WCDMA 3G and including HSPA+.

“We want to move quickly, which is why we’re the first to secure our key 3G technology and services supplier. Nokia Siemens Networks has demonstrated capabilities in our previous 2G deployments, and with its technological superiority it has facilitated us with the fastest time-to-market for new services, and the best value for combined operating and capital costs for mobile networks,” said Mr. AG Rao, chief technology officer and president, Enterprise Business, TTSL. 

Under the scope of the contract, Nokia Siemens Networks will supply its compact, energy-efficient and LTE-ready Flexi Multiradio Base Stations. NSN will provide network implementation and managed services to ensure a smooth rollout, improved network performance and seamless introduction of new services. The company will also provide its NetAct network management system to monitor, manage and optimize the 3G/HSPA+ network, and supply other operational support systems.

Tata Teleservices was one of the winner of 3G spectrum auctions held in May. Japan's NTT DoCoMo owns 26 percent of Tata Teleservices.

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