Tata Communications selects Telsima to roll out WiMAX network

4 Mar 2008

Indian telco Tata Communications has announced that it has selected WiMAX vendor Telsima to provide WiMAX solutions for a planned nationwide network. The Indian telco will be investing around USD500 million in the project by the end of 2010, and expects 200,000 WiMAX subscribers by March 2009. The project aims to roll out the largest WiMAX network in India, with coverage of 110 cities for the enterprise segment, and 15 for retail with Telsima deploying around 3,000 base stations. The initial phase is to extend wireless broadband internet access, already available in Bangalore since July 2007, to a total of nine cities; Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin, Chandigarh, and Kolkata, rising to 15 by the end of 2008.

India, Tata Communications