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Airtel conducts India’s first rural 5G trial

The Siasat | 05/10/2021 04:04 PM | Click to read full article

Telecom major Bharti Airtel, along with Ericsson, has conducted India’s first 5G network demonstration in rural geography at Bhaipur Bramanan village on the outskirts of Delhi-NCR using 5G trial spectrum allocated to Airtel by the Department of Telecom.

The highlight of the trial was the demonstration of over 200 Mbps throughput on 3GPP-compliant 5G FWA device at distance of over 10 km from the site.