Microsoft says it is ready with 4G devices

Tags: News
Software and mobile handset major Microsoft is ready with 4G band devices, said a senior executive today.

"As soon as the operators decide about the 4G, we can offer them the technology," said Raghuvesh Sarup, sales director at Nokia India, a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobiles.

Speaking after the launch of the Lumia 630 dual SIM smartphone handset, the first device with Windows 8.1 system in the country, he said, "We have been LTE-ready with devices starting 2012; we have the technology. As the India LTE landscape has been recently clarified, we are working closely with operators. We also support FDD band 3 (1800MHz) which was recently auctioned."

Currently telecom operators are busy trying to assess their own network capability for LTE, he said, adding "it's not yet known which major telecom player will choose what band. But, we are ready."

Talking about the Lumia 630, first dual SIM smartphone from the Microsoft stable, Sarup noted that over 80 per cent of the smartphones sold in the country are dual SIM ones.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • By standing up for its priorities at WTO, India has saved its farmers

    Narendra Modi has demonstrated his global priorities during his short stint in power by engaging Pakistan and China on the need to mend fences with In

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

Tushar Gandhi

Dealing with a sin called insensitivity

Rage and the notion of being above the law — ...

Purnendu Ghosh

Avoiding utopian or dystopian extremes

One must know the known in order to know the ...

Shona Adhikari

The tormented founding father of modern art

The subject for today’s art column has been triggered by ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture