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Videocon Telecom partners with Huawei to introduce LTE-ready Packet Core technology in India

Thursday, 5 June 2014 - 3:23pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna webdesk

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With a view to bring in the state-of-the-art 4G LTE-ready Packet Core technology in India, Videocon Telecom and Huawei has announced collaboration. 

This exclusive agreement encompasses the Evolved Packet Core (EPC) technology for the Core Network, in which Huawei is an acknowledged as a global leader. The EPC will be implemented to cater to Videocon Telecom’s nation-wide data services rollout.

Highlighting the partnership with Videocon Telecom, Cai Liqun, CEO of Huawei India said:  “Huawei is a customer-centric company and believes in providing state-of-the-art technology to Indian customers. We hold a global leadership position in Packet Core networks and are very happy to partner with Videocon Telecom to bring this cutting-edge technology by which the operator can leverage the service-agile platform to monetize on new data services and significantly increase their revenue potential on new IP-based multi-media services.”

The PCRF (Policy & Charging Rules Function) feature implemented in the EPC allows differentiated services as per customer requirements like application based pricing, differentiated bandwidth, user profile monetization etc. addressing market segments in a focused manner, leading to an effective Customer Experience Management (CEM).

 Videocon Telecom plans to cover the cities of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, Indore in MP-CG and Panipat in Haryana telecom circles in the initial phase of mobile broadband implementation. The LTE-ready infrastructure will be extended to other cities and towns in the 6 telecom circles of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh, Haryana, UP-East, UP-West and Bihar in the coming phases.

Arvind Bali, Director & CEO of Videocon Telecom in a statement said: “We are happy to inform that Videocon Telecom is rolling out state-of-the-art LTE-ready Packet Core network from Huawei in 6 telecom circles in India, with a clear objective of providing world-class mobile data services to our customers. This network will provide a larger data coverage and reduce the overall CAPEX and OPEX leading to an improved profitability and lower costs to end users. Once the network is fully commissioned, our customers can expect improved data quality and a richer broadband experience.”

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