Monday, May 14, 2012

Tata Photon Max vs MTS MBlaze Ultra vs Airtel 4G: Tariff Comparison

If you think beyond 3G (HSPA & EVDO rev A), you can see EVDO Rev B deployment by MTS/SSTL and Tate Teleservices. MTS till now rolled out its EVDO RevB Phase II network in Jaipur only. MTS Ultra supports upto 4.9Mbps per 1.25MHz channel. As they used 2 carrier channels, MTS Ultra can offer upto 9.8Mbps download speed.

Tata Tele deployed EVDO Rev B Phase I network - with two carrier channel of 1.25MHz Tata Photon Max offers 6.2Mbps (3.1Mbps x2). Currently available in 16 cities.

And on 4G Airtel is the sole operator which launched commercial services in Kolkata and Bangalore. Airtel used LTE-TDD technology on 2.3GHz band of spectrum.

Take a look into Tata Photon Max, MTS Ultra and Airtel 4G's tariff comparison in Rs per GiB data:

From this graphical representation, it is sure that Photon Max and MTS Ultra is destined to fail as they are way costly compared to Airtel 4G. Only problem on Airtel 4G is the device cost is almost double than EVDO RevB devices.
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