Bharti Airtel, Nokia Join Hands on 5G, IoT Applications

Airtel and Nokia announced partnership to boost 4G LTE network in India.
Airtel and Nokia announced partnership to boost 4G LTE network in India.

The road ahead for internet technology in India looks promising as the Finnish telecom equipment manufacturer Nokia and India’s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel announce the creation of an important paradigm for network evolution to the 5G-technology standard and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled devices, on Wednesday.

So what’s in it for us? Interestingly, The 5G technology promises to enhance dramatic improvements in high data speeds, network latency, and agility, as well as the ability to enable new technologies such as network slicing.In turn, this will enable network operators to support an exponentially growing number of customers and the billions of customers connected IoT devices with the promise of consistent quality of service.

Additionally, the technology will also give an impetus to smarter cities and rural communities, connected vehicles, industrial automation, remote healthcare and a myriad of business possibilities.

“The 5G and IoT applications have tremendous potential to transform lives and we are pleased to partner with Nokia to enable these future technologies for our customers,” Abhay Savargaonkar, Director-Network Services (India and South

Asia), Bharti Airtel, said in a statement.

Currently, The effort by Nokia and Airtel will be to continue to build on 4G in the most efficient way in terms of power, operations, and cost effectiveness, making more advancements in quality and product reliability.

 

SOURCES: NDTV, Tribune

IMAGE SOURCE: Reuters

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