RaAirtel becomes first telecom service provider to successfully test 5G service in India Airtel tested 5G in Hyderabad.
The 5G network was tested using Airtel’s current liberalized spectrum in the 1,800 MHz band through NSA network technology. Airtel claims to be able to run 4G and 5G seamlessly on the same spectrum block.
Airtel said its new 5G network will be able to provide service at ten times the speed, ten times the latency and 100 times the capacity compared to existing technologies. Airtel said it was able to download an entire movie in Hyderabad on a 5G phone within seconds.
Users will be able to enjoy the full 5G experience with the required specs and government approval.
Geo also launched 5G testing
Airtel’s biggest rival Reliance Jio has also recently announced the launch of 5G in India. Geo has announced that it will launch 5G in the country later this year.
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