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BSNL planing to start 5G service trials in India by March 2018

BSNL planing to start 5G service trials in India by March 2018

National, Technology
The state-owned telecom firm BSNL expects to start field trial of 5G services by the end of this financial year, company’s chairman and MD Anupam Shrivastava said today. “We had interaction with Nokia last week (on 5G). Next we are going to present about our requirements after which field trail concept is there. It should start before the end of this financial year,” Shrivastava told reporters today. The state-run firm has started discussion with Larsen & Toubro and HP for end devices that will be required for 5G services. He was speaking on the sidelines of signing its knowledge sharing agreement on 5G technology with network firm Coriant. Under the terms of the agreement, Coriant and BSNL will cooperate to accelerate network architecture and service innovation for 5G services.
Nokia And BSNL Join Forces To Develop 5G Ecosystem In India

Nokia And BSNL Join Forces To Develop 5G Ecosystem In India

Technology
Nokia and BSNL have joined forces in bringing 5G ecosystem in India, finding a reliable and cost-effective path for 5G network evolution for enhanced speed and capacity. This raises the possibilities such as remote healthcare, virtual reality, augmented reality, connected cars, and full automation of homes and businesses. Nokia will take care of the smooth transition of BSNL to 5G ready network with the help of Nokia's 5G FIRST end-to-end 5G solution. This will also include its AirScale radio access portfolio and AirFrame datacenter platform to demonstrate 5G capabilities and use cases of 5G extreme broadband and ultra-reliability and low-latency communication. Nokia is said to be using SDN (software defined networking), Multi-access Edge Computing and cloud technologies to upgrade BS...