Bharti says ‘this month’ for LTE launch

4 Apr 2012

India’s largest cellco by subscribers, Bharti Airtel is expected to launch a Time Division Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) network in Kolkata (Calcutta) before the end of April, making it the first to market the 4G platform on the subcontinent. Local paper the Indian Express cites Airtel’s CEO Sanjay Kapoor as saying that the network will be launched later this month. As previously noted by CommsUpdate, earlier reports from Airtel executives claimed that the 4G network would be available to consumers by 20 March.

India, Bharti Airtel