Wednesday, October 27

Communication

Airtel, Qualcomm to Join Forces Together for 5G Services in India
Business, Communication, Finance, Jio

Airtel, Qualcomm to Join Forces Together for 5G Services in India

Bharti Airtel Ltd said on Tuesday that it would collaborate with US-based Qualcomm Technologies for the rollout of 5G platforms in India. Recently, Airtel became India's first telco to demonstrate 5G over a live commercial network in Hyderabad. The company will utilize Qualcomm 5G radio access network (RAN) platforms to roll-out virtualized and open RAN-based 5G networks. "Through Airtel's network vendors and device partners, Airtel will utilize the Qualcomm 5G RAN Platforms to roll-out virtualized and Open RAN-based 5G networks. Airtel, as a board member of the O-RAN Alliance, is committed to driving the success of O-RAN and is working with Qualcomm Technologies to explore and implement the O-RAN approach for India," according to a company statement. O-RAN's flexible and scal...
Bharti Airtel adds maximum number of wireless users than Jio for 5 months in a row
Business, Communication, Finance, Jio, news, Politics

Bharti Airtel adds maximum number of wireless users than Jio for 5 months in a row

Airtel acquired 4.05 million wireless subscribers against Jio's 0.47 million while battling Vodafone-Idea once again lost almost 5.7 million users in December, as per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) data delivered on Thursday. Bharti Airtel adds maximum numbers of wireless users 5th times successfully in a row which is more than market leader Reliance Jio. Airtel added 4.05 million wireless subscribers in December to take its base to 338.70 million, followed by Reliance Jio, which added 478,917 subscribers to take its base to 408.77 million. With solid additions, Airtel has also narrowed the gap with market pioneer Reliance Jio, which has seen its subscriber additions slowing down. Reliance Jio’s wireless market share stood at 35.43% in December, followed by Airte...