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Airtel conducts 5G trial in 700 MHz band in partnership with Nokia

Airtel has been allotted test spectrum in multiple bands by Department of Telecommunications for the validation of 5G technology and use cases

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Between 2012 and 2017, Bharti Airtel bought BWA spectrum from Qualcomm, Aircel and Tikona Digital who were the second players in different circles.

operator Bharti on Thursday said it has conducted India's first 5G trial in the 700 MHz spectrum band in partnership with

The demonstration, which was conducted on the outskirts of Kolkata, also marked the first 5G trial in the eastern India, the company said in a statement.

has been allotted test spectrum in multiple bands by Department of Telecommunications for the validation of 5G technology and use cases.

"conducts India's first 5G trial in the 700 MHz band in partnership with Nokia," the telco said.

Airtel used equipment from Nokia's 5G portfolio, which included AirScale radios and standalone (SA) core.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Thu, November 25 2021. 14:03 IST
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