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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
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  • 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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LG Uplus Eyes Growth Momentum in 5G: Report

LG Uplus earlier said it aims to complete building its 5G infrastructure in major cities by the end of 2019

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LG Uplus Corp would expedite deployment of the 5G network and develop various services to create new business opportunities, CEO Ha Hyun-hoi said on Friday.

South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier will offer a wide range of media services to gain a competitive edge in its 5G business, based on a wider customer base following its acquisition of the nation’s No. 1 cable operator, CJ Hello, in February, he said.

“5G service will change the everyday lives of our customers, creating new business opportunities not only in the (business to customer) business but also in the (business to business) areas, including autonomous vehicles, smart factories and smart cities,” Ha said in a shareholder meeting at the company’s headquarters here, Yonhap news agency reported.

“We will pro-actively respond to the fast-changing business environment and concentrate on key services for sustainable growth.”

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The telecom company logged sales of 12.1 trillion Won ($10.6 billion) in 2018. It offered 400 Won in dividends for per share, the same as 2018.

LG Uplus has been teaming up with Chinese network manufacturer Huaweito deploy the next-generation cellular technology in the nation.

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Huawei’s gear is used in about 95 per cent of 15,000 5G base stations established in the nation so far, according to the firm.

LG Uplus earlier said it aims to complete building its 5G infrastructure in major cities by the end of 2019. (IANS)