Airtel, the world’s fourth largest communication solutions provider by users, is set to launch a 5G network in India in August in partnership with Samsung.
Swedish Ericsson and Finland’s Nokia have also been selected as 5G partners.
Samsung said the deal includes building and maintaining a 5G radio station and providing other services. The value of the deal was not disclosed.
Cheun Kyung-hoon, President and Head of Network Business at Samsung Electronics, “5G will have a powerful impact on India’s consumers and businesses – taking mobile experiences to a whole new level, offering a range of advanced capabilities and sharing of what is possible. to elaborate.” , said in a statement.
“As a global leader in 5G, Samsung is excited to embark on this 5G journey with Airtel to deliver innovative solutions that will help further India’s entrepreneurial spirit and open a new paradigm for the country. “
India is a huge market with around 1.1 billion users of wireless communication service. Samsung built India’s first 4G LTE network in 2016.
Airtel said, “We are pleased to announce that Airtel will launch 5G services in August. Our network agreements have been finalized and Airtel is committed to providing our customers with the best 5G connectivity across the world. Will work with technology partners.” CEO Gopal Vittal said in a statement.
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