ZTE Corporation has entered into an agreement with Aircel, to deploy its 4G LTE network. The deployment helps Aircel boost its enterprise and retail business.
In the first stage, the LTE deployment will be initiated in Chennai, Rest of Tamil Nadu (RoTN) and few other business critical circles. This announcement comes at a time when ZTE completes the migration of Aircel's data services to ZTE's 4G LTE evolved packet core for Chennai and ROTN circles.
ZTE has enjoyed a long term relationship with Aircel since 2008 supporting the 2G-3G rollout in three circles of the north zone and played a key role in the launch of the Next Generation Networks (NGN) for Pan India. The EPC deployment in the south zones further strengthens the partnership and enables Aircel to provide high capacity and capability solutions with access agnostic functions for 2G, 3G and 4G LTE services.
ZTE is a developer of LTE technologies and has applied for 815 essential patents (EPs) for LTE standards, which account for approximately 13 percent of the total number of EP applications globally. The company offers a full range of LTE base stations, including widely distributed macro stations. It has won 65 contracts for LTE commercial application and has deployed test...