Airtel, Tata Group announce collaboration for made in India 5G

Bharti Airtel and Tata Group on Monday announced a strategic partnership for implementing 5G networks solutions for India. Tata Group has developed a O-RAN based Radio & NSA/SA Core and integrated a totally indigenous telecom stack, leveraging the Group capabilities and that of its partners. This will be available for commercial development starting January next … Read more

5G trials in India: DoT approves telcos’ applications for 5G trials; no Chinese tech for trials | India Business News

The Department of Telecom on Tuesday approved applications of telecom companies — Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and MTNL — for conducting 5G trials but none of them will be using technologies of Chinese entities. The list of telecom gear makers approved for trials include Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, C-DOT and Reliance Jio’s indigenously developed technologies. … Read more

Airtel announces 5G ready platform to fuel ‘World of Connected Things’

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced an integrated platform that enables enterprises to leverage the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) and gear up for the emerging era of ‘connected things’. ‘Airtel IoT’ is an end-to-end platform with the capability to connect and manage billions of devices and applications in a highly secure … Read more

Dixon, Bharti Enterprises to form JV for manufacturing telecom products

Dixon Technologies, a contract manufacturer in electronic goods, on Wednesday said it has entered into a pact with Bharti Enterprises to form a joint venture to manufacture of telecom and networking products. “Dixon has entered into memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bharti Enterprises to form a joint venture (JV), the company said in a regulatory … Read more

Bharti Airtel, US chipmaker Qualcomm team up for 5G push in India

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel and US chipmaker Qualcomm on Tuesday announced collaboration for accelerating 5G in India. Airtel recently became India’s first telco to demonstrate 5G over a live commercial network in Hyderabad city, underlining the company’s technology capabilities. “Through Airtel’s network vendors and device partners, Airtel will utilize the Qualcomm 5G RAN Platforms to … Read more

Srikanth Balachandran moves from Bharti Global, joins Oneweb as CFO

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network owned by the UK Government, Bharti Global and other strategic investors, have announced the appointment of Srikanth Balachandran as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A press release issued by Bharti Global says that Balachandran has joined from Bharti Global, where he was CFO since October 2018, prior to … Read more

Bharti Airtel steals a march on 5G rivals, conducts live testing of service

Exhibiting its 5G prowess, Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced that it had successfully conducted a live demonstration of 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city. The company said the full impact of the 5G experience would be available to Airtel customers when adequate spectrum is available and government approvals received. Gopal Vittal, managing … Read more

OneWeb launches 36 satellites; to offer hi-speed internet from 2021 end

Bharti Global and UK government on Friday said their joint venture OneWeb — a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications operator — launched 36 satellites from the Vostochny cosmodrome in Russia. This takes the total in-orbit constellation to 110 satellites, part of OneWeb’s 648 LEO satellite fleet that will deliver high-speed, low-latency global connectivity, a … Read more