Airtel & Ericsson introducing 5G Technology
Airtel & Ericsson introducing 5G Technology: Swedish telecom company Ericsson said that the company has come up with an agreement with India’s largest telecom company Bharti Airtel to launch 5G technology in India.
However, Ericsson Senior Vice President and Market Head of Southeast Asia told the media, “We have tied up with 36 telecom operators around the world.
Additionally, India has got an agreement with Bharti Airtel for 5G technology”.
However, he did not disclose any details about the agreement regarding the financial deal.
Whats the big deal?
Under this agreement, Ericsson will collaborate with Airtel to formulate the strategic framework for next-generation 5G technology. Ericsson is already a subsidiary of Airtel’s 4G service. Let us give you an info that this year Airtel make the same agreement with Nokia. This the same company which manufactures telecommunications equipment.
The international launch of 5G network is expected to be in 2019-20. Whereas the trial of field, content, and application will start in India by 2018. Do you know Nokia already supplies 4G equipment to Airtel at 9 major centers in the country?