Nokia and Bharti Airtel has signed a deal of about $1 billion in order to enhance the network capacity of Bharti Airtel. A multi-year agreement has been signed by the two companies to deploy Nokia’s SRAN solution across nine circles in India. This $1 billion deal aims to improve customer experience of Bharti Airtel’s customers by providing them best-in-class connectivity.
According to the multi-year agreement, Nokia will deploy approximately 3,00,000 radio units across several spectrum bands, including 900 Mhz, 1800 Mhz, 2100 Mhz and 2300 Mhz across India by 2022. This deployment will also provide best possible platform to Airtel when 5G networks will be launched across India.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- MD & CEO (India and South Asia) of Bharti Airtel: Gopal Vittal.
- President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia: Rajeev Suri.