TechRadar’s Report It is said that Reliance Jio is conducting a 5G trial in Mumbai and domestic technology is being used for this trial. Even though the company is using in-house technology for the Mumbai trial, but according to the report, the company has joined hands with Ericsson and Nokia for 5G trials in Delhi and Pune respectively. Apart from this, in Gujarat, the company is planning to start 5G trials in collaboration with Samsung.
The DoT had provided 700MHz, 3.2GHz to 3.6GHz and 24.25Ghz to 28.5GHz bands for 5G trials to Jio, Airtel and Vi (Vodafone Idea). In May 2021, the department had allowed all telecom operators to conduct trials for six months to start 5G technology in India, after which these companies are gradually starting the process of trial. Airtel has recently 5G trial in Gurugram have started.
In Mumbai, the company is going to use both mid and mmwave bands along with its own 5G infrastructure. Earlier this year, the company had revealed that it has developed a 5G radio that will provide high-speed internet up to 1Gbps to users in conjunction with Jio’s 5G smartphones, a technology developed by the company.
Jio will hold its annual meet on June 24. AGM held In which we can get to hear big announcements regarding 5G. In the same meet, there may also be some announcements about the 5G features being developed by the company and ‘affordable’ 5G smartphone.