New Delhi, April 11
Bharti Airtel and state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited have signed memoranda of understanding with Nokia to introduce 5G connectivity in India. Nokia currently supplies 4G equipment for Airtel’s network in nine circles, including in Mumbai, Gujarat, West Bengal and Kerala.
The intention behind these MoUs is to introduce 5G here, and works towards this are taken up, head of Nokia’s India Market, Sanjay Malik said.
These three organizations are going to work together to provide fastest internet services in the country. Nokia announced that their target is to start 5G services along with other networks.
Nokia officials said they wanted to work with BSNL to develop 5G eco system.
With the MoUs between the three companies, consumers would get fastest wireless broadband services. These services would be more useful for internet of things and smart cities.
Both BSNL and Airtel will give demonstrations across the country and also will test the possibilities of 5G connectivity network. Also they will focus on healthcare, virtual reality, cars interlinking, mechanization of houses and commerce and other issues.