get ready! Airtel’s 5G service will start this month, preparing to compete with Jio
Recently, the telecom company Jio had indicated that it can launch 5G network service across the country on August 15. Now the country’s second largest telecom company Airtel has announced the rollout of 5G network services. The company has said that 5G network service will be released by the end of August.
Airtel has also said that it has tied up with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung to provide 5G network. If Jio’s 5G service does not start from August 15, then Airtel will go ahead in this matter.
The 5G spectrum auction ended recently. Airtel’s company was also involved in this auction. The company had acquired 19867.8 MHz spectrum in the auction in 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 3300 MHz and 26 GHz frequencies.
Service will be launched in August
Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO, Airtel said about the 5G service rollout, We are happy to announce that Airtel company is going to launch 5G service in the month of August itself. The agreement for this has been finalized.
He further added that the company will work with the best technology partners from across the world to provide Indian consumers the full benefits of 5G connectivity. Let us tell you that Airtel was the first telecom operator among the three telecom companies to test 5G network.
The company has done many tests before this.
The company has conducted several tests with several partners. It also showcased India’s first 5G experience on a live 4G network. Apart from this, Airtel also conducted the first rural 5G trial. The company has also previously tested the first cloud gaming experience on 5G.