Work has started on 5G network in India. The government may not have allotted 5G spectrum to telecom companies yet, but the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has recently given a green signal to telecom operators like Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vi for 5G testing. Now according to the latest report, the trial of Airtel 5G network working on 3.5GHz band has started in Gurugram. Not only this, the speed of Airtel’s 5G network has also been shown in a video.
Trial started in Cyber Hub
Airtel said that the Airtel 5G trial network has gone live in the Cyber Hub area of Gurugram. According to 91Mobiles, this network is operating on the 3,500MHz band. The special thing is that it is getting very good download speed. According to the report, Airtel’s 5G network is offering download speeds of more than 1Gbps.
This user has posted a video related to Airtel 5G network on Twitter. In this, the speed test of Airtel 5G network has been shown. In the video, a person is holding a phone like OnePlus 9 and has opened the Speedtest website. In this, the Airtel 5G trial network is offering download speeds of up to 1,000Mbps (1Gbps) and upload speeds of around 100Mbps.
— Danish (@DanishKh4n) June 14, 2021
According to ET Telecom, the Airtel 5G network is running on Ericsson infrastructure. Airtel can start 5G testing in other cities of the country in the coming months. However, it cannot be said about when Airtel 5G will be launched in India. Apart from this, there is also speculation that Reliance may make an announcement related to its Jio 5G network in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on June 24.