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Huawei And Airtel Conduct Successful 5G Trial In India

The setup demonstrated high-spectral efficiency and potential for diversified services such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR)

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Airtel and Huawei successfully tested the 5g network in India. Wikimedia Commons
Airtel to offer 40GB free data. Wikimedia Commons
  • Huawei and Airtel successfully conducted 5G network trial
  • A speed of 3Gbps was achieved during the test
  • This will lead to an era of extra fast internet in India

Chinese technology giant Huawei and telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Friday announced to have successfully conducted 5G network trial under a test set-up in India.

The trial was conducted at Airtel’s Network Experience Centre in Manesar (Gurugram), the company said in a statement.

Airtel successfully tests 5g network with Huawei. Wikimedia
Airtel successfully tests 5g network with Huawei. Wikimedia Commons

“We are moving quickly to begin collaboration towards 5G interoperability and development testing (IODT). We look forward to working closely with our partners for developing a robust 5G ecosystem in India,” said Abhay Savargaonkar, Director-Networks, Bharti Airtel.

During the test trial, a user throughput of more than 3Gbps was achieved.

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This is the highest measured throughput for a mobile network in 3.5 GHz band with 100MHz bandwidth and end-to-end network latency of approximately 1 msec, the company said.

“We have been focusing on developing the 5G ecosystem and use cases and the show with Bharti Airtel impressively demonstrates the performance capability of 5G in 3.5 GHz band,” said Emmanuel Coelho Alves, Director, Wireless Marketing, Huawei HQ.

The two companies are trying to create a 5g ecosystem.
The two companies are trying to create a 5g ecosystem.

The setup demonstrated high-spectral efficiency and potential for diversified services such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) that can be delivered by 5G technology to serve a digitally connected world. IANS

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands Gets 4G Services Now: Airtel

Airtel 4G services will be first available in Port Blair and will gradually expand to other parts of the islands, the company said in a statement.

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Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced the launch of 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar islands, becoming the first company to provide high speed network in the archipelago.

Airtel 4G services will be first available in Port Blair and will gradually expand to other parts of the islands, the company said in a statement.

AIRTEL 4G
Airtel launches 4G services in A&N Islands.

“Customers can upgrade to 4G SIM for free and choose from a range of exciting prepaid and postpaid plans that come with premium bundled content like Netflix, Amazon and Zee5. Airtel 4G will be available to customers across a range of smart devices including mobile phones, dongles and 4G hotspots,” it said.

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The company first lauched 4G services in the country in 2012 at Kolkata. (IANS)