5G wireless technology can deliver higher multi-Gbps peak data speeds, ultra-low latency, more reliability, massive network capacity, increased availability, and a uniform user experience to more users. Higher performance and improved efficiency empower new user experiences and connect new industries.
Bharti Airtel, India’s premier communications solutions provider became India’s first Telco to demonstrate 5G over a LIVE commercial network in the city of Hyderabad.
Airtel 5G solutions include FWA services and can deliver multi-gigabit Internet speeds wirelessly to customers and open up a wide range of innovations.
For customers, the ultra-fast and low latency of 5G will unlock a digital world of limitless possibilities – gigabit size file downloads in seconds and 4K video streaming on the go across smartphones and computing devices, Immersive Technologies such as Virtual Reality and SMART Homes with connected things.
Randeep Sekhon, CTO, Bharti Airtel said, “Airtel has been a pioneer of new technologies, and our networks are fully ready for 5G. We will usher India into the next era of hyper-fast and ultra-low latency digital connectivity.”
In the latest deal, Airtel and Qualcomm Technologies will collaborate to enable a wide array of use cases, including 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) designed to deliver broadband connectivity at Gigabit speeds to homes and businesses.
Airtel claims its 5G network can deliver 10x speeds, 10x latency, and 100x concurrency when compared to existing technologies.
More about 5G's Capabilities
5G is designed to do a variety of things that can transform our lives, including giving us faster download speeds, low latency. And more capacity, connectivity for billions of devices especially in the areas of virtual reality (VR), the IoT, and artificial intelligence (AI).
For example, with 5G, you can access new and improved experiences that include near-instant access to cloud services, multiplayer cloud gaming, shopping with augmented reality, and real-time video translation and collaboration, and more.
What does it mean for Airtel users?
With high speeds, superior reliability, and negligible latency, 5G will expand the mobile ecosystem into new realms. 5G will impact every industry, making safer transportation, remote healthcare, precision agriculture, digitized logistics, and more a reality.