Nokia and Bharti Airtel to Bring 5G and IoT Applications to India

Nokia and Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications services provider continue to expand their collaborative technology partnership and have agreed to create a strategic roadmap for network evolution to the 5G technology standard and management of connected devices.

Under the new agreement, Nokia and Airtel will collaborate to drive the development wheel of these new services with a focus on implementing 5G network connectivity. This effort will build on 4G in the most efficient way regarding power, operations and cost effectiveness, and with the highest level of quality and reliability.

The future technology 5G promises to enable significant improvements to peak data speeds network latency and agility as well as the ability to enable new capacities such as network slicing. It will allow operators to support rising customer base and potentially billions of connected IoT devices with the consistent quality of service. In addition, it will also be laying the foundation for smarter cities and rural communities, connected vehicles, industrial automation, remote healthcare and a myriad of business possibilities.

Nokia and Airtel will leverage Nokia’s 5G FIRST end-to-end 5G solution including AirScale radio access portfolio and AirFrame data center platform to demonstrate 5G capabilities and simulate use cases of 5G extreme broadband and ultra-reliability and low latency communication.

Abhay Savargaonkar, Director of Network Services India & South Asia Bharti Airtel, said “Airtel has always been a pioneer in rolling out the latest technologies to deliver a superior experience to its customers. 5G and IoT applications have tremendous potential to transform lives, and we are pleased to partner with Nokia to enable these future technologies for our customers.”

With this agreement, it is quite evident that all the networks in India have shown their interest in bringing the 5G network to India.

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ABHISHEK
ABHISHEK

I’m more interested in hearing that India is not ready for 5G by some Vodafone official.

Deb
Deb

Ha ha….well said

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