Some time ago, Airtel was successful Conducted some 5G field trials Announces launch of 5G services in India by June 2021 in selected cities. Reliance Jio Announced similar plans some time ago That said, too Working with Qualcomm for its 5G rollout. Airtel has just announced that it is working with Qualcomm to accelerate the launch of 5G in India.
Airtel uses Qualcomm’s 5G RAN platforms to launch virtualized and open RAN-based 5G networks. Airtel said it was committed to making O-Ron a success and was working with Qualcomm to explore and implement the O-Ron policy for India. According to Airtel, this will create new opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses to become viable players in the expansion of 5G networks.
Airtel uses 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology, which can provide broadband connectivity to homes and businesses at gigabit speeds. This is essential for “last mile” connectivity challenges, which in the past, in many cases, have hampered progress. QualcommOf The 5G Fixed Wireless Access Platform supports a combination of 5G spectrum bands and modes, from the extended-range High Power Sub-6 to the Extended-Range MMW. The former is well suited to cover large areas, while the latter is ideal for densely populated urban areas that require high-speed connectivity.
Randeep Sekhon, CTO, Bharti Airtel, with the following statement about this initiative, “Airtel is a pioneer in new technologies and our networks are fully ready for 5G. We are excited to be a key technology provider at Qualcomm Technologies in our journey to make world-class 5G available in India. We look forward to introducing India into the next era of ultra-low latency digital connectivity. ”