Videocon partners with Huawei for LTE-ready packet core

Sharath Kumar
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NEW DELHI, INDIA: Videocon Telecom and Huawei today announced collaboration to implement state-of-the-art 4G LTE-ready Packet Core technology.


This exclusive agreement encompasses the Evolved Packet Core (EPC) technology for the Core Network, in which Huawei is an acknowledged global leader. The EPC will be implemented to cater to Videocon Telecom's nation-wide data services rollout.

The PCRF (Policy & Charging Rules Function) feature implemented in the EPC allows differentiated services as per customer requirements like application based pricing, differentiated bandwidth, user profile monetization etc. addressing market segments in a focused manner, leading to an effective Customer Experience Management (CEM). Videocon Telecom plans to cover the cities of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, Indore in MP-CG and Panipat in Haryana telecom circles in the initial phase of mobile broadband implementation.

The LTE-ready infrastructure will be extended to other cities and towns in the 6 telecom circles of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh, Haryana, UP-East, UP-West and Bihar in the coming phases. Arvind Bali, Director & CEO of Videocon Telecom in a statement said: "We are happy to inform that Videocon Telecom is rolling out state-of-the-art LTE-ready Packet Core network from Huawei in 6 telecom circles in India, with a clear objective of providing world-class mobile data services to our customers.

This network will provide a larger data coverage and reduce the overall CAPEX and OPEX leading to an improved profitability and lower costs to end users. Once the network is fully commissioned, our customers can expect improved data quality and a richer broadband experience." Cai Liqun, CEO of Huawei India while highlighting the partnership with Videocon Telecom said: "Huawei is a customer-centric company and believes in providing state-of-the-art technology to Indian customers. We hold a global leadership position in Packet Core networks and are very happy to partner with Videocon Telecom to bring this cutting-edge technology by which the operator can leverage the service-agile platform to monetize on new data services and significantly increase their revenue potential on new IP-based multi-media services."