Communicating with India

Motorola’s Global Telecom Solutions Sector (GTSS) has been awarded a $43 million contract to deploy a CDMA 1X network in India.

Motorola’s Global Telecom Solutions Sector (GTSS) has been awarded a $43 million contract by Tata Teleservices to deploy a Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) 1X network in the Indian cities of Maharashtra, Mumbai and Goa.

Tata Teleservices has already set up basic services operations offering both wireline and CDMA based wireless services in Andhra Pradesh Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Gujarat and Delhi. The company will also operate in the Maharashtra circle through the acquisition of Hughes Telecom (India) Ltd.

The Motorola CDMA 1X network is designed to provide customers data services at speeds of up to 144 Kbps in addition to regular voice services.

The deployment is scheduled to be completed by May this year.