Uninor today signed a contract with Huawei India for network modernization its entire telecom network across all its circles. All 24,000 base station will be swapped with new equipments with modern, efficient and future ready hardware. The deal also involves Huawei becoming the managed services partner of Uninor.
This network modernization will enhance Uninor’s network capacity to offer best quality experience on voice as well as internet. With energy efficient and better coverage infrastructure, Uninor will create green energy solutions that will optimise network cost and improve indoor coverage to further strengthen Uninor’s “Sabse Sasta” position.
Vivek Sood, CEO, Telewings Communications Services (Uninor) said, “We are glad to partner with Huawei on this transformational project that builds our network to be future ready. With this ambitious drive, we will be able to offer any advanced internet service to our customers and provide a superior experience both on voice and internet. Being a mass market player, we continue to focus on building our capabilities to offer better internet and voice services at Sabse Sasta prices.”
The project will be accomplished within a period of three years and aims to modernise Uninor’s existing network with Huawei’s new architecture, platforms and equipment.
Mr. Baker Zhou, Vice President, Huawei, “It is our privilege to collaborate with Uninor India and I am happy to inform you that this is part of Huawei’s larger global Telenor partner engagement. In this project, we will modernise the existing BTS and install new single RAN green BTS which are future technology ready. This will provide superior voice and data quality, lower power consumption and better spectral efficiency. With our cutting-edge NGN and customer-centric model we will enable Uninor to a smooth transition towards future technologies.”
Huawei will bring its end-to-end network backbone elements to the project, including environment friendly green solutions that lower power consumption by almost 30% and increase spectral efficiency for a lower TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) in overall network management.