Tata Communications has selected Telsima Corporation, a global player in WiMAX systems to provide WiMAX solutions for Tata Communications broadband wireless network in India. Tata Communications has already launched broadband services on the WiMAX platform on a large scale for retail consumers in India.
In the initial phase, Tata Communications’ WiMAX network will offer Broadband Internet access and content services to enterprise and residential customers in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin, Chandigarh, and Kolkata. By the end of 2008 Tata Communications plans to have enabled WiMAX retail broadband service in about 15 cities.
The initial consumer experience with Tata Communications Wimax Broadband has been awful. Reliance communications has also launched Wimax broadband in Bangalore and Pune, BSNL and the Karnataka State IT department will follow them, but till date none of them are offering Good service and customer care.