Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), on Friday, demonstrated a range of 5G-based technology solutions as part of its ongoing 5G trials on Govt. allocated 5G spectrum in Pune, Maharashtra, and Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
The company has partnered with industry leaders like L&T Smart World & Communication, Athonet, Indian start-ups like Vizzbee & Tweek Labs, and technology leaders. Vi is leveraging the power of 5G technology across segments such as industry 4.0, smart cities, smart healthcare, smart workplace, smart education, smart agriculture, gaming, amongst others.
“With our 5G trials underway, Vi is preparing to take India on the next journey of fifth-generation wireless mobile communication technology. Our 5G trials showcase a whole new world of possibilities across various domains that promise a new era of technology advancement in India. I am confident that 5G will bring a better tomorrow that will deliver significant benefits to consumers, businesses and society, driving digital economy growth in India.”Ravinder Takkar, MD & CEO, Vodafone Idea Limited
Vi’s experiments have shown that 5G technology’s high data speed, low latency, and dependability can result in tremendous change by improving corporate performance, redefining the customer experience, transforming consumer lifestyle, and favorably impacting individuals living in distant parts of India.
Vi has been allocated 26 GHz and 3.5 GHz spectrum in the mmWave band by the DoT, for 5G network trials and use cases. All of the use cases exhibited in Pune were created using Ericsson’s 5G technology. The company used cloud-native technology-based solutions, Ericsson Radios and Ericsson Dual Mode Core in its 5G experimental network in Pune.
On the other side, the service provider is deploying Nokia’s AirScale radio portfolio and Microwave E-band technology, which provides dependable connectivity to both large and small companies. At a special media preview in Pune, Vi use examples in Gandhinagar were showcased via live telecast.