Tie-up aims to bring in effective 4G LTE network into the country, thus speeding up internet connectivity and data transfer & communication
New Delhi (India), March 4, 2013: Videocon Mobile Services, from the $4 Billion worth Videocon Group, which is amongst the fastest growing telecommunications service provider in the country, intends to rollout 4G LTE in the country. On the sidelines of the recently concluded Mobile World Congress at Barcelona, Videocon Mobile Services represented by Mr. Arvind Bali, Director & CEO, Mr. S. Krishnan, Director & Group CTO, and Mr. Illangovan G, Director & CFO, have had an in-principle agreement with Mr. Sandeep Girotra, Head of India Region, Nokia Siemens Networks, to tie up for Videocon’s 4G Network Rollout
Mr. Arvind Bali, Director and CEO, Videocon Mobile Services commented, “We intend to engage Nokia Siemens Networks as our Technology partner for our 4G Network Rollout in the country. The partnership will be a revolutionary step in bringing next generation of efficient mobile broadband services. 4G Network is capable of providing comprehensive IP based telecom solutions that allows voice, data and streamed multimedia services in a seamless manner at much higher data speed than the existing generation network including 2G and 3G. This, going forward shall address consumer requirement of enhanced data service experience including Video Chat, Mobile TV, HD TV content, digital video broadcasting etc and overhaul the existing mobile data communication in the country Nokia Siemens Network is our technology partner for 2G Network, and we are very happy with the services offered. We look forward to having a long term partnership with Nokia Siemens Network, the world leader in LTE innovation, to bring about a way forward for the next data communication revolution to the engaged consumers of the country.”
“We will be pleased to partner with Videocon Mobile Services to launch 4G LTE services in India in order to further drive mobile broadband usage and bring superior experience to consumers. Nokia Siemens Networks is a leader in the commercialization and innovation LTE, serving millions of LTE subscribers in commercial FDD-LTE and TD-LTE networks worldwide. In fact, Nokia Siemens Networks is supplier to a vast number of commercial LTE operations, and today 45% of all LTE subscribers across the world use a network where we have been one of the suppliers. Our unique track record is based on award-winning platforms like the Flexi Multiradio Base Station family and experience in deploying LTE on all major frequency bands and we will be happy to bring some of these cutting edge technologies to the country through Videocon Mobile Services”, said Sandeep Girotra, Head of India Region, Nokia Siemens Networks.