Huawei has announced the launch of the first rural WiMax project by BSNL in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

The launch was conducted by Union Minister of State for Telecommunications, Shri Sachin Pilot, who was accompanied by BSNL CMD, Mr. Kuldeep Goyal and Huawei India CEO, Mr. Max Yang.

Huawei has provided BSNL with the latest state-of-the-art Mobile Broadband Solution – Wimax 802.16e. The 802.16e solution is a portable mobile access solution, which supports roaming and handover. The version offers whole E2E solution, seamless network architecture and convergence capability with other networks.

BSNL is the first company to have launched WiMax for rural audiences. WiMAX represents a shift from ICT to IT, with an original architecture based on All-IP. Because of the uncluttered operating frequency band, low cost, rich frequency spectrum resources and great availability, BSNL’s WiMAX services in Rajasthan will give BSNL, enhanced abilities to provide better and innovative services.

Max Yang, CEO – Huawei India, said, “This next generation of wireless communication will revolutionize the way services are rendered to consumers using internet/data and will develop the future of Indian telecommunications. It is a proud moment for Huawei to partner with BSNL in this prestigious WiMAX project.”

Kuldeep Goyal, CMD- BSNL, said, “It is our vision to provide broadband coverage to all public healthcare centers and village panchayats including citizen services to 1 Lakh community service centers in Rajasthan. We are happy to join hands with our reliable partner, Huawei.”

Huawei's solution for BSNL will ensure a high-quality network with reduced TCO and OPEX, improved user experience and a faster network launch.

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