Airtel, Ericsson conduct India’s first rural 5G trial

Airtel today announced that it has conducted India’s first 5G network demonstration in a rural geography in Bhaipur Bramanan village on the outskirts of Delhi/NCR using 5G trial spectrum allocated to Airtel by the Department of Telecom in partnership with  Ericsson. Continue reading “Airtel, Ericsson conduct India’s first 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”

Airtel demonstrates Cloud Gaming on its 5G network

Airtel today announced that it has successfully conducted India’s first cloud gaming session in a 5G environment. It was conducted in Manesar (Guragon) as part of the ongoing 5G trails using spectrum allotted  by the Department of Telecom (DoT). For the 5G cloud gaming demo, Airtel partnered with Mortal (Naman Mathur) and Mamba (Salman Ahmad), India’s leading gamers. Continue reading “Airtel demonstrates Cloud Gaming on its 5G network”

Qualcomm announces 2nd gen 5G RAN Platform for Small Cells

Qualcomm has been expanding its 5G technology with new additionals lately and in similar lines today at an event in Barcelona, the company has announced its 2nd generation 5G RAN (Radio Access Network) Platform for Small Cells and has also introduced a new 5G Distributed Unit Accelerator Card. Continue reading “Qualcomm announces 2nd gen 5G RAN Platform for Small Cells”

Data in some WD My Book Live NAS devices erased by malicious software

Western Digital’s Network-attached storage (NAS) devices are popular among users worldwide. Recently, some users of the company’s WD My Book Live device suffered a loss of data caused by malicious software remotely. Continue reading “Data in some WD My Book Live NAS devices erased by malicious software”

Intel partners with Reliance Jio on 5G network technology

This week at the MWC 2021 virtual event, Intel announced that Reliance Jio will do co-innovations with Intel in 5G radio and wireless core, and collaborate in other associate areas that include AI, cloud and edge computing, which will help it as they deploy 5G. Continue reading “Intel partners with Reliance Jio on 5G network technology”

Samsung introduces new chipsets for next-gen 5G lineup and One Antenna Radio to accelerate 5G rollouts

At its Samsung Networks: Redefined virtual event, Samsung introduced new chipsets that will be used in its next generation 5G solutions. The new 3GPP Rel.16 compliant chipsets consist of a third generation mmWave Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) chip, a second generation 5G modem System-on-Chip (SoC) and a Digital Front End (DFE)-RFIC integrated chip. Continue reading “Samsung introduces new chipsets for next-gen 5G lineup and One Antenna Radio to accelerate 5G rollouts”

Airtel begins mid-band 5G trials in Gurgaon’s Cyber Hub

After receiving approval from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to begin 5G trials in India last month, Airtel has begun rolling out their mid-band 5G trial network in Gurgaon’s Cyber Hub. The test is being conducted on the 3500 MHz band and is utilizing 5G networking gear from Ericsson.

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OnePlus 5G Bands — Q&A with OnePlus India R&D Head Ramagopala Reddy

OnePlus recently clarified after a recent speculation on 5G bands and what it really means for OnePlus users in India. We spoke to Ramagopala Reddy, Vice President, OnePlus India R&D to get more details regarding this. Continue reading “OnePlus 5G Bands — Q&A with OnePlus India R&D Head Ramagopala Reddy”

UScellular, Qualcomm and Ericsson achieve 5G extended-range milestone over mmWave

Recently, UScellular, Qualcomm Technologies Ericsson, and Inseego announced that they have successfully achieved a 5G extended-range milestone over millimeter Wave (mmWave) on a commercial network. Continue reading “UScellular, Qualcomm and Ericsson achieve 5G extended-range milestone over mmWave”

China expresses concern, regret over India not allowing Chinese companies participate in 5G trials

This week the Department of Telecom (DoT) approved Airtel, Jio, Vi, and MTNL, to conduct 5G trials in the country. It also approved original equipment manufacturers and technology providers — Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and Development of Telematics (C-DoT) to supply equipments for 5G trials, but it didn’t allow Chinese vendors HUAWEI and ZTE. Continue reading “China expresses concern, regret over India not allowing Chinese companies participate in 5G trials”

DoT approves Jio, Airtel, Vi and MTNL for 5G trials; Chinese vendors not allowed

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has permitted Telecom Service Providers (TSPs), including Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio Infocomm, Vodafone Idea, and MTNL, to conduct 5G trials in the country. These companies will tie up with original equipment manufacturers and technology providers — Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and Development of Telematics (C-DoT). Continue reading “DoT approves Jio, Airtel, Vi and MTNL for 5G trials; Chinese vendors not allowed”

realme commits $300 million into R&D for 5G technology and products

realme, one of India’s major smartphone manufacturers, has announced their commitment to adopting 5G technology across their portfolio of products. In an open letter, the company’s CEO, Sky Li, revealed that over the next two year, 70% of the products offered by realme will adopt 5G technology and realme will also be dedicating a significant amount of R&D resources to help speed up the adoption.

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Samsung achieves 5.23Gbps single device 5G data speeds

Recently, the South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics announced the breakthrough in 5G data speeds using E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) technology. This technology enables mobile operators to boost 5G speeds and coverage by leveraging a 4G network. Continue reading “Samsung achieves 5.23Gbps single device 5G data speeds”

Airtel and Qualcomm partner for 5G services in India

Bharti Airtel recently demonstrated and orchestrate live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city. Today Airtel has announced that it has partnered with Qualcomm for accelerating 5G in India. Through Airtel’s network vendors and device partners, Airtel will utilize the Qualcomm 5G RAN Platforms to roll out virtualized and Open RAN-based 5G networks. Continue reading “Airtel and Qualcomm partner for 5G services in India”