Bharti Airtel is launching its 4G service on 20th March 2012 in Kolkata, intending to become the first mobile operator to offer 4G services in the country, reports The Economic Times. While the details of Airtel's rollout plans are still sketchy, the ET report claims that Bharti Airtel CEO (India & South Asia) Sanjay Kapoor had recently announced that Airtel would be launching its 4G services by end of March. Bharti had previously announced that it had appointed Nokia Siemens Networks, Huawei, ZTE and Ericsson to build and operate its TD-LTE (time division duplex long term evolution) network in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kolkata and Punjab respectively. It had secured BWA spectrum in select circles for a total consideration of Rs. 3314.36 crores: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab and Kolkata. Other 4G Players In December 2011, Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Industries (RIL) had also announced plans…
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