Telenor India commercialises Huawei's solutions

New Delhi: Paving the way for mobile broadband transformation in its six circles, Telenor India on Tuesday announced commercialisation of Huawei's Lean GSM solution. The solution has been deployed in 28 cities, including Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Varanasi. It was part of the company's 25,000-site network modernisation plan, Telenor India said in a statement here. “Huawei's spectrum efficient Lean GSM solution improves the network capacity by over 30 percent using the same spectrum resources and provides superior voice and data experience,” the statement said. “The network modernisation will help us achieve our vision of becoming a digital services provider. It will enable us to launch relevant services that will offer more value to our customers,” said Tanveer Mohammad, chief operating officer, Telenor India Communications. “One of the strategic pillars of Telenor’s customer-centric business has been efficient operations. The network upgrade is not just about new technology but also about higher efficiencies,” he said. “At the sites which have been migrated to Lean GSM, we already have 85% less congestion and data throughput has gone up by over 20 percent. In addition, the new equipment is environment friendly as it consumes almost 30 percent less power,” he added. The company aspires to have 50 percent of its users accessing the internet by 2017.