Airtel trials 5G service in 700 MHz band with Nokia in India

Thursday 25 November 2021 | 12:38 CET | News
Indian operator Bharti Airtel has launched a 5G trial in the 700 MHz frequency band in partnership with Nokia. Airtel has been allotted test spectrum in multiple bands by the government's Department of Telecommunications for the validation of 5G technology and use cases. The demonstration, which was conducted on the outskirts of Kolkata, was also the first 5G trial in Eastern India, Airtel said.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / Bharti Airtel / Nokia
Countries: India
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


India consults on 5G spectrum auction

Published 01 Dec 2021 10:01 CET | India
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched public consultations on the 'Auction of spectrum in the frequencies ...

Vi hikes prepay tariffs in India

Published 25 Nov 2021 07:44 CET | India
Indian operator Vodafone Idea has launched its new tariff plans for prepaid users in India. The new plans will be available ...

Airtel increases mobile tariffs in India

Published 22 Nov 2021 09:50 CET | India
Indian mobile operator Airtel has increased its prepay mobile tariffs. The operator reports that mobile ARPU should reach INR 200 ...

India regulator offers 5G trial extension to mobile operators, spectrum auction may be delayed

Published 12 Nov 2021 10:46 CET | India
Indian operators Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea have received a 6-month extension from the Department of ...

Vi, Ericsson demo 5G services for Indian healthcare sector

Published 02 Nov 2021 14:00 CET | India
As part of the ongoing 5G trials in India, Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Ericsson have partnered to showcase 5G services for the ...

Bharti Airtel rolls out #5GforBusiness initiative

Published 02 Nov 2021 08:34 CET | India
Bharti Airtel rolled out the #5GforBusiness initiative to demonstrate a range of enterprise-grade use cases using high speed and ...

Airtel, Ericsson launch 5G trial in rural India

Published 06 Oct 2021 11:56 CET | India
Airtel and Ericsson have launched a 3GPP-compliant 5G trial in rural India. The trial took place in Bhaipur Bramanan village on ...

Vi achieves 3.7 Gbps speed in 5G network trial

Published 20 Sep 2021 04:39 CET | India
Indian operator Vodafone Idea (Vi) has announced it has achieved peak speed in excess of 3.7 Gbps on the mmWave spectrum band, in ...

Jio, Airtel start 5G trials in India

Published 16 Jun 2021 10:24 CET | India
Indian operator Reliance Jio has launched its 5G field trial network using its own indigenously developed 5G equipment and ...