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Airtel is now 5G ready, waiting for adequate spectrum to rollout services

Airtel recently demonstrated a live 5G over a commercial network in Hyderabad city and said that its network is 5G ready

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Airtel 5G

BS Web Team New Delhi
Airtel is now a 5G-ready network and the telecom operator is waiting for adequate spectrum allocation to rollout 5G services in the country, said Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO, Bharti Airtel on Thursday. Recently, the company demonstrated live 5G over a commercial network in Hyderabad city and said that its network is 5G ready. Airtel did this over its existing liberalised spectrum in the 1800 MHz band through the Non Stand Alone  network technology. Using the dynamic spectrum sharing, Airtel operated 5G and 4G concurrently within the same spectrum block.
“I am very proud of our engineers who have worked tirelessly

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First Published: Jan 28 2021 | 12:54 PM IST

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