The popular Russian LTE connectivity company, Yota Devices and India’s one of the top notch wireless device vendors, India Olive Telecom have joined hands to bring out new TD-LTE dongles (data card/modem) together with portable and fixed routers for the Indian consumers. Olive Telecom, among the two will work towards providing market data and local support for testing of operators, customization, handling logistics and after sales service.
Airtel in the same length has already launched its 4G LTE services in big cities like Kolkata, Pune, Bengaluru and Chandigarh. Reliance is also making plans to lay down their 4G TD-LTE services in the country in the next year. There is already a scenario building up where Yota Device is trying to tap this opportunity by bringing their TD-LTE devices in the India.
These products will allegedly offer installation without a driver to any machine including PC, notebook, tablet and third party wireless routers with their customized Web UI which will be enabled to access operator’s services. These device will be constructed for optimized radio performance and long battery life. The company has not revealed the product portfolio as of now, but they have mentioned that the starting range of the product will cover LTE-only and multimode devices in multiple form factor. These devices will be based on Qualcomm MDM 9215 and Altair chipsets.