Telecom major Bharti Airtel and network equipment maker Nokia has chosen to seek after its innovation association with the mission towards 5G technology and connected devices.
Nokia said in a statement that under the new agreement, both companies concentrate on 5G network connectivity and will work on the development of new services. The details of the financial aspect of the deal have not been disclosed. Bharti Airtel Director (Network Services) Abhay Savargaonkar said: “The 5G and IoT applications have tremendous potential to transform lives and we are pleased to partner with Nokia to enable these future technologies for our customers.”
Sanjay Malik, Head of India Market, Nokia, “After our successful association with Bharti Airtel for 2G, 3G and 4G technologies, we are proud to partner to prepare for the future of mobile networks. We will leverage our global experience in 5G-related industry projects and collaborations to enable Bharti Airtel to prepare their networks for greater capacity, coverage and speed.”
Jay Chen, CEO of Huawei India said the Indian telecom companies to adopt 5G technology will begin this year. This technology in its current form can provide a download speed of up to 1000 Mbps. He added, “In India, MIMO technology will be adopted this year. We have talked with the major telecom companies that are interested in it. currently, the implementation of this technology is commercially available with Huawei only.
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Reliance Jio partner with Israel-based company Airspan to provide 5G Technology
Nationwide free 4G Internet and calling services provider RJio is also planning to launch 5G Internet Service soon in India. Reliance will accomplish this work in partnership with the Israel-based company Airspan. To provide 5G internet speed both will deploy small cells.
These small cells would be able to carry 350 terabyte data as well as the cells will be able to carry about 5 million VoLTE calls every day. After these cells are deployed carrier can give high-speed Internet, voice and digital Services.
Reliance Jio President Mathew Oommen Said, “we are working to meet the demand for high-speed internet for the people of the country. Together we have created new products which can provide 5G Internet. Now most companies due to heavy data demands are moving towards 5G technology, such strategy, design, development is the need. To meet the needs of 5G Jio and Airspan is partnering.”