Spectrum Auction Ahead, Huawei Ready to Power Carrier Aggregation, 5G in India


By Zia Askari | TelecomDrive.com

Just about close on the heels of the scheduled Spectrum Auction 2016 in India – Huawei India CEO has affirmed on the company’s capabilities towards enabling operators roll out of future proof networks involving Carrier Aggregation and 5G technologies.

Speaking on the occasion of Huawei’s ‘Make in India’ manufacturing oriented partnership with Flex – Jay Chen, CEO, Huawei India said that as India is moving towards spectrum auction – Huawei is ready with its capabilities to strengthen 4G, 4.5G and 5G strategy for operators in India.


“We have a long term commitment in India. As we move towards spectrum auction, we will continue to bring our innovative and customized solution capabilities on 4G, 4.5G and 5G to the Indian market,” he explained.

Spectrum Auction Oct 2016

As the spectrum auction is set to be held on 1st of October 2016 – the Indian government is set to put a total of 2,354.55 megahertz (MHz) of spectrum across every band – 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHZ and 2500 MHz.

Operators in India winning the spectrum can utilise it to strengthen their high-speed 4G LTE services and also look for enabling future-ready technologies such as 4G-Advanced or Carrier Aggregation. Such an strategy can ensure better utilization of their existing network infrastructure with minimum effort.


What is Carrier Aggregation?

Carrier aggregation is used in LTE-Advanced technology in order to deliver increased bandwidth capabilities in the network, and hence considerably increase the bitrate for the customers. This results in delivering great experiences in the form of better video quality, gaming and streaming experiences.

Advantage Carrier Aggregation

Carrier Aggregation can bring in great benefits to the overall telecom ecosystem – from delivering great user experiences to enabling better capacity utilisation for the operators – this technology holds great potential.

Especially at a time when customers look for better experiences and operators look for delivering these experiences, while best utilizing their network resources – rolling out Carrier Aggregation solutions can hold the big key to succeed in the data hungry Indian market.

With most of the operators focusing a lot towards delivering great data experience to their users. Enabling great user experience will hold the big key to success here and a unique carrier aggregation strategy can help operators secure the much needed competitive edge in India.