Nearly 90% of Indian smartphone users want to upgrade to 5G: Ookla

Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio), Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (Vi), and infrastructure company Adani Group were the four participants in the 5G auction in India. They paid a combined total of Rs 1.5 trillion (US$ 19 billion) for spectrum in the 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 3300 MHz, and 26 GHz frequency bands. Continue reading “Nearly 90% of Indian smartphone users want to upgrade to 5G: Ookla”

Vi Shows 1 Gbps 5G Download Speed in Bhopal Smart City using 5G Small Cell Deployment

Vi achieves 5.92 Gbps download speed during mmWave 5G trials

TRAI has been testing 5G readiness in different parts of the country with small cells and aerial fibre. As part of these trials by TRAI, Vodafone Idea (Vi) successfully tested the use of street furniture for small cells and aerial fibre deployment in Bhopal Smart City with a 5G download speed of 1Gbps on mobile handsets at four locations in Bhopal: New Market, Jyoti Square, Prabhat Petrol Pump, and Inter State Bus Terminus. Continue reading “Vi Shows 1 Gbps 5G Download Speed in Bhopal Smart City using 5G Small Cell Deployment”

Vi achieves 5.92 Gbps download speed during mmWave 5G trials

During the current 5G trials, Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Ericsson have achieved a significant technological milestone by exhibiting a peak download speed of 5.92 gigabits per second, as per the company. The new speed record was accomplished by Vi on a single test device while the company was conducting its own 5G trials in Pune, Maharashtra. Continue reading “Vi achieves 5.92 Gbps download speed during mmWave 5G trials”

Vi demonstrates 5G use cases for enterprises and consumers

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) today announced that it has demonstrated a
range of 5G-based technology solutions in Pune, Maharashtra and Gandhinagar, Gujarat as part of its ongoing 5G trials. Vi said that it has been conducting 5G trials and developed a wide range of use cases relevant for Enterprises and Consumers in India.  Continue reading “Vi demonstrates 5G use cases for enterprises and consumers”

Vi, Nokia achieve over 100Mbps speed beyond 17km in rural 5G trial

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), in partnership with Nokia, announced that it has successfully conducted 5G trial in rural area in Gandhinagar in Gujarat using 3.5GHz spectrum band allocated by the Government for 5G trials. The company trialed providing 5G connectivity across an area covering 17.1 km while delivering speeds of more than 100Mbps. Continue reading “Vi, Nokia achieve over 100Mbps speed beyond 17km in rural 5G trial”

Vi says it has achieved peak 5G speed of 3.7 Gbps on mmWave band in trials

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) has been conducting 5G trials on Govt. allocated 5G spectrum in the cities of Pune (Maharashtra) and Gandhinagar
(Gujarat). Vi said that in its trial, it achieved peak 5G speed of 3.7 Gbps with very low latency on the mmWave spectrum band. This is conducted in a lab setup of end to-end captive network of Cloud Core, new generation Transport and Radio Access Network in Pune. Continue reading “Vi says it has achieved peak 5G speed of 3.7 Gbps on mmWave band in trials”