Verizon and AT&T to delay 5G roll out near some airports in the US after catastrophic disruption warning

In the latest development, Verizon and AT&T will limit their 5G service around some airports after the chief executives of America’s largest airlines warned of a “catastrophic disruption” from this week’s rollout. Continue reading “Verizon and AT&T to delay 5G roll out near some airports in the US after catastrophic disruption warning”

Airtel and TCS demo 5G-based remote robotic operations

Airtel and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today announced a partnership to test innovative use cases from TCS’ Neural Manufacturing solutions suite on Airtel’s ultra-fast and low latency 5G network. This comes after last month’s roll out of Airtel’s 5G for Business initiative to demonstrate a wide range of enterprise grade use cases using high-speed and low latency networks. Continue reading “Airtel and TCS demo 5G-based remote robotic operations”

India’s 5Gi to be merged with global 5G standards

China reportedly starting development of 6G technology

In the latest development, 5Gi, the made-in-India standard developed by Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI), is set to be incorporated in the global 5G standard (3GPP). Continue reading “India’s 5Gi to be merged with global 5G standards”

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”

OPPO conducts first 5G VoNR call from its India 5G lab

OPPO India today announced that it has successfully conducted the first VoNR call from its Hyderabad 5G lab. The company said that the initiative is aligned with increased focus in India towards the development of 5G technology. Continue reading “OPPO conducts first 5G VoNR call from its India 5G lab”

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”

Airtel rolls out 5G for Business in partnership with AWS, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, Google Cloud and more

Airtel has rolled out 5G for Business initiative to demonstrate a wide range of enterprise grade use cases using high-speed and low latency networks. As a part of this, it has announced that it is partnering with global consulting and technology companies such as Accenture, AWS, CISCO, Ericsson, Google Cloud, Nokia, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to work with brands such as Apollo Hospitals, Flipkart and several leading manufacturing companies to test 5G based solutions. Continue reading “Airtel rolls out 5G for Business in partnership with AWS, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, Google Cloud and more”

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”

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”