BANGALORE, INDIA: Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. announced the launch of the first rural WiMax project by Huawei’s esteemed customer – BSNL’s in Ajmer, Rajasthan on December 13, 2009.
The launch was conducted by Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Telecommunications, Sachin Pilot, who was accompanied by BSNL CMD, Kuldeep Goyal and Huawei India CEO, Max Yang.
Achieving yet another milestone for itself, Huawei has provided BSNL with the latest state-of-the-art Mobile Broadband Solution – Wimax 802.16e. The 802.16e solution is a portable mobile access solution, which supports roaming and handover. The version offers whole E2E solution, seamless network architecture and convergence capability with other networks.
BSNL, who has been a leader in pioneering new technologies for the Indian market, is the first company to have launched WiMax for rural audiences. WiMAX represents a shift from ICT to IT, with an original architecture based on All-IP. Because of the uncluttered operating frequency band, low cost, rich frequency spectrum resources and great availability, BSNL’s WiMAX services in Rajasthan will give BSNL, enhanced abilities to provide better and innovative services.
Yang said: "This next generation of wireless communication will revolutionize the way services are rendered to consumers using internet/data and will develop the future of Indian telecommunications. It is a proud moment for Huawei to partner with BSNL in this prestigious WiMAX project."
Kuldeep Goyal added: "It is our vision to provide broadband coverage to all public healthcare centers and village panchayats including citizen services to 1 Lakh community service centers in Rajasthan. We are happy to join hands with our reliable partner, Huawei."
Huawei's solution for BSNL will ensure a high-quality network with reduced TCO and OPEX, improved user experience and a faster network launch. Huawei WiMAX will also provide comprehensive coverage solutions, including excellent Network Plan& Design, high performance products, professional operational consultancy which will help BSNL realize successful business opportunities with an optimal coverage network.