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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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Microsoft May Take a Call on Windows 10 Updates to Huawei Laptops

Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products

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A man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco, April 28, 2015. VOA

After Google, Microsoft may take a call on Windows 10 updates to Huawei laptops, the media reported on Monday.

According to Techradar, the tech giant has declined to comment on whether they would continue in this role, saying “we have nothing to share.”

Google has already announced to block Android updates for Huawei and chip makers Qualcomm and Intel have said they can no longer provide chips to the Chinese giant.

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Google has barred Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a major blow to the world’s second-largest smartphone seller.

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It also means loss of Android licence for Huawei, forcing it to use the open source version of the operating system.

Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products. It covers all the devices sold as well as in the stock globally. (IANS)