Monday, March 3, 2008

India's Tata Communications Rolls Out WiMAX with Telsima

Tata Communications has begun serving commercial clients on its new WiMAX network. Telsima Corporation is supplying equipment for the project. Already over 5,000 enterprise and retail customers are up in ten cities. Bangalore has over 600 base station sectors deployed and radiating. Tata plans to roll out WiMAX in 110 cities for enterprise customers and 15 cities for the retail segment during 2008.

Telsima said its WiMAX solutions have been selected for the largest deployment in the Tata network, this includes some 3,000 base station sectors.

  • In February 2008, Tata Communications launched as a commercial carrier with world-scale ambitions. The new company integrates the former VSNL, VSNL International, Teleglobe, Tata Indicom Enterprise Business Unit (TIEBU), and CIPRIS brands and represents the culmination of recent major international investments that expanded the company's global reach and ability to deliver IP-leveraged communications solutions to businesses and consumers worldwide.

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