Tata Communications launched a massive WiMAX network in India, one the operator claims is the largest WiMAX network deployed in the the world. In the initial phase, Tata's WiMAX network will offer access and content services to enterprise and residential customers in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin, Chandigarh, and Kolkata. By the end of 2008 Tata plans to have enabled WiMAX retail broadband service in about 15 cities.Tata, aiming to bring broadband to the masses, is using fixed WiMAX in the 3.3 GHz band. Some 5,000 enterprise and residential customers have been using the network in beta phase.
Vendor Telsima provided the WiMAX solution including base station and subscriber station systems, customer provisioning system and Network Management System.
To read more about Tata's WiMAX deployment:
- check out this article from Unstrung