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Airtel, Ericsson launch 5G trial in rural India

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | 11:56 CET | News
Airtel and Ericsson have launched a 3GPP-compliant 5G trial in rural India. The trial took place in Bhaipur Bramanan village on the outskirts of Delhi, and focused on Airtel and Ericsson's 3GPP-compliant Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) and enhanced mobile broadband 5G capabilities for larger rural areas. The trial was carried out using 3.5Ghz mid-band test 5G spectrum, awarded to Airtel by India's Department of Telecom, for this trial. Existing FDD spectrum was also used during the trial, Ericsson said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / Ericsson
Countries: India
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