Just a couple of days after the end of the 5G spectrum auction in India, the country’s popular telecom company Bharti Airtel has announced the exact timing of launching its 5G services. Bharti Airtel CEO Gopal Mittal informed about the launch of Airtel’s 5G network services in India and said that Airtel’s 5G services will be available in the country by August 2022.Airtel 5G service launch date in India fixed
Yes, Airtel has conducted several successful 5G trials since last year, working to prove the value and power of its 5G networks. We are already in August 2022 and Airtel will launch 5G network services in India in August 2022, Gopal told the media that everyone is in awe.Airtel 5G service launch date in India fixed
Airtel is fully prepared to provide 5G services in the country and its core network, radio network and transport network are fully future-proofed. Gopal Mittal said, “We are proud to say that Airtel is at the forefront of bringing 5G connectivity to India with a powerful network supporting India’s digital-first economy. This means that Airtel customers can get commercial 5G services before Reliance JioAccording to a telco industry source, Airtel is all set to launch 5G services in 13 major cities of the country, including Bengaluru, and the company is said to launch commercial 5G services in the country on August 15, the country’s Independence Day.
Airtel is said to be all set to sign 5G agreements with Nokia, Ericsson and Samsung to launch 5G services across India. Although Airtel is working with Ericsson to provide 5G in 12 zones in India, it has not named which zones. The remaining 10 zones are known to be handled by AirTech between Nokia and Samsung.It was recently revealed that Airtel has been able to achieve excellent peak download speeds with the 5G network by conducting 5G trials in rural India with Ericsson using the 3.5 GHz spectrum. Apart from this, we have information about several trials in which Airtel has tested the capabilities of its 5G network.
Airtel recently conducted 5G trials at the flagship MG Road metro station in Bangalore. .Earlier, Airtel had successfully conducted 5G trial with Apollo Hospitals and Cisco to find out how smart 5G connected ambulance performs in emergency situations. Airtel is all set to launch commercial 5G services in the country by acquiring spectrum in the 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 3300 MHz, and 26 GHz bands in the recently held 5G spectrum auction in India. Airtel fetched Rs 43,084 in the 5G spectrum auction held in the country. It has bid for a total of 19867.8 MHz of airwaves at a cost of Rs. Airtel will have these spectrums for the next 20 years.