Nokia joined hands with Airtel and BSNL to launch 5G networks in India
Nokia has not just made a comeback in the market with its smartphone Nokia 3310, Nokia P1, Nokia 6, and Nokia 5, the company is also planning to bring 5G networks in India.
According to the reports, Nokia has signed a memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with India’s biggest players of telecom Airtel and BSNL. During the Mobile World Congress 2017, the company said that it would enlarge their technology partnership to establish 5G networks standard and management of connected devices. The motive behind MoUs is to bring 5G networks into work said Sanjay Malik, head of the Indian market at Nokia. He also said that this was only an introductory phase as the commercial roll out of the 5G connectivity is assumed and expected to come during 2019-2020.
Earlier, BSNL Chairman Anupam Shrivastava said, “After 4G, the future is 5G and IoT, which is useful in the concept such as smart cities. The MoU will help BSNL to draw a framework for transition from the current network of futuristic 5G network.”
Sanjay Malik said, “We will leverage our global experience in 5G-related industry projects and collaborations to enable BSNL to evolve their networks for the programmable world.”
To understand the requirement of stakeholder for 5G in India, Nokia is setting up an experience centre in Bengaluru.
According to the previous reports, Nokia is expected to join hands with BSNL to promote 5G technology concepts and innovations available in the public domain that manifest possibilities of 5G, and IoT for the Indian market.
This step comes forward after Samsung partnered with Reliance Jio this week to bring 5G networks in India.
In some selected regions of Europe and also in South Korea, tests on 5G networks connectivity have already