Airtel 5G on iPhones in India soon: Airtel CTO


in a interaction Speaking to The Indian Express, an Airtel executive said that 5G is not yet operational on iPhones as Apple has yet to open it up. “They are promising to open it soon,” Airtel’s CTO Randeep Sekhon told the daily on the sidelines of the Indian Mobile Congress. “Apple is currently testing 5G in India and we have set up dedicated networks to test them,” Sekhon said.

An Airtel executive also said that Airtel will not send an over-the-air (OTA) update to make 5G work on your smartphone. Instead, smartphone makers will push software updates to bring 5G support to devices in India. Currently, Airtel services can be accessed on 5G-supported devices from all major manufacturers except Apple. “You can buy an iPhone today, but 5G won’t work until Apple opens it up,” IE quoted Sekhon as saying.

5G services started On 1st October, the first day of IMC 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services on the first day and Airtel was the first company to launch its 5G services starting with eight regions including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Varanasi. Reliance Jio, on the other hand, has said it will launch 5G services on or around Diwali.

Vodafone Idea (Vi), on the other hand, has not announced any concrete timeline for launching its services, but the company showcased 5G use-cases during IMC 2022 and said Vi 5G is coming soon.

5G support has arrived in the iPhone iPhone 12 series. Currently, the iPhone 12 series, iPhone 13 series, iPhone SE 2022And yet iPhone 14 The series supports 5G connectivity. It is not known when Apple will bring the update for 5G support in India.


Source by [91 Mobiles]

Written By [Baji Infotech]