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ZTE selected as exclusive 4G supplier by Tikona in India

by david.nunes

ZTE selected as exclusive 4G supplier by Tikona in India

12 October 2015, Varanasi, India – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, is pleased to assist Tikona Digital Networks launch 4G home broadband services in Varanasi, India, giving users access to the highest-performance broadband services available domestically.

ZTE was selected as the exclusive supplier of end-to-end (E2E) time division long term evolution (TD-LTE) equipment in all five of Tikona’s circles for building its high speed broadband network. Under the contract with ZTE, Tikona’s LTE network covers Varanasi and selective cities in its other four circles, it has deployed ZTE’s state-of-the-art core and radio platforms.

Tikona has invested up to Rs 20 crores in Varanasi for rolling out 4G home broadband services. To date, the company has built capacities to cater for more than 50,000 broadband homes in the city.

Tikona has already made investments of Rs 1,500 crores for securing 20 MHz liberalised spectrum in the 2300 MHz band during the auctions which concluded in 2010, and is planning to invest a similar amount to roll out 4G home broadband services across more than 1,000 towns in the five circles of Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West), Gujarat, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh.

Prakash Bajpai, Founder, MD and CEO of Tikona, said “ Varanasi is the first city where 4G services have been launched, and plans are to launch 4G networks in other cities and circles in the near future. We are hopeful that subscribers in Varanasi will get to experience world class home broadband services which they can access conveniently for their personal usage”.

As one of the world’s top providers of LTE solutions, ZTE has concluded 185 4G long term evolution (LTE)/evolved packet core (EPC) commercial contracts globally, partnering with the world’s biggest operators including Bharti Airtel, China Mobile, China Telecom, Hutchison, Softbank, Telenor, TeliaSonera, Vodafone, VimpelCom, MTN and Telefonica.

About ZTE

ZTE is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices, and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. As part of ZTE’s M-ICT strategy, the company is committed to provide customers with integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value as the telecommunications and information technology sectors converge. Listed in the stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Shenzhen (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), ZTE’s products and services are sold to over 500 operators in more than 160 countries. ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and has leadership roles in international standard-setting organizations. ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.

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