The LTE TDD Summit organized by Huawei in association with COAI and in partnership with GTI was attended by 100+ participants including GTI, GSMA、COAI、Idea、RCOM and other leading operators in the country. This summit themed “ Enabling ROADS experience “ provided the opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas; also outline the MBB strategy in India to derive the most benefit from LTE TDD as Technology strategy model. Dr. Simon, VP – Solutions Sales & Member of Huawei India Management team, addressed the Industry focusing on the importance of LTE in as a technology platform for driving future ICT industry where it will increasingly contribute towards creating better connected socities.
GTI Steering Committee Member, Mr. Tetsuzo (Ted) Matsumoto, shared, “Larger 4G (TD-LTE) Deployment will help service providers achieve much higher customer satisfaction and much higher Spectral Efficiency.”He also shared the successful story of SoftBank and CMCC.
Veni Shone, President of TDD Product Line of Huawei, stated, “In order to get more high-end users, to satisfy the growing requirement of MBB, operators will be committed to building a good experience, high efficiency, evolutional network. The upcoming spectrum auction will be the key opportunity for future planning, Huawei as the TDD industry leader has provided competitive, future – oriented evolutional TDD solution help operators to build a high efficiency network to build best user experience”
Vikram Tiwathia, Deputy Director General COAI, said: “IMT 2020 will be bringing a diverse range of opportunities & challenges to the Indian market with traffic growing rapidly and still there exists large gap in broadband coverage and services in India, TDD 2.3G can work as a golden capacity layer in urban areas, and TDD in 2.3GHz+2.6 GHz, with carrier aggregation can improve the user experience in hotspot places. The good news is that most of the new smartphones and devices in India support LTE TDD spectrum options.”
Sandeep Karanwal, Head of India, GSMA, shared the global MBB trends and the migrations path of 3G to 4G and stated that the coming auction will active the TDD network building , and will trigger the migration of users to 4G for better user experience.