Vi demonstrates a range of 5G Technology Solutions for Digital India.
Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), leading telecom operator, today demonstrated a range of consumer based 5G technology solutions, as a part of its ongoing 5G trials on government allocated 5G spectrum, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat along with its technology partner Nokia. At a technology showcase event here today, Vi and Nokia together showcased unique consumer use cases such as immersive real-time cloud gaming, intelligent video surveillance powered by 5G and AI (Artificial Intelligence), immersive experiential learning- for connected schools and 360° virtual experiences.
With a purpose for a better tomorrow, Vi has been conducting 5G trials and developed a wide range of use cases relevant for enterprises and consumers in India. Vi has partnered with industry segment leaders, Indian start-ups, and technology leaders such as Nokia for trialling use cases in Gandhinagar and Ericsson in Pune.
Vi’s trials have proven that high data speed, low latency and the reliability of 5G technology, can bring about massive developments by enhancing business performance, revolutionizing customer experiences, changing consumer lifestyles and positively impacting the lives of people living in remote corners of India.
According to Ravinder Takkar, MD & CEO, Vodafone Idea Limited, “With our 5G trials underway, Vi is preparing to take India on the next journey of fifth generation wireless mobile communication technology. Our 5G trials showcase a whole new world of possibilities across various domains that promise a new era of technology advancement in India. I am confident that 5G will bring a better tomorrow that will deliver significant benefits to consumers, businesses and society, driving digital economy growth in India.”
Sanjay Malik, Senior Vice President and Head of India Market at Nokia said, “With a strong relationship of more than 2 decades, Nokia is delighted to partner with Vodafone Idea to support the 5G trial at Gandhinagar. This strategic partnership is built on the foundation of trust and able to provide technology to deliver best in class experience to the Vi customers. We look forward to working collaboratively to make 5G a success for India.”
Along with Nokia, Vi has conducted 5G trials to provide rural broadband connectivity in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, by successfully delivering 5G connectivity across an area covering 17.1 km while delivering speeds of more than 100Mbps. These speeds were achieved with state-of-the-art equipment including Nokia’s AirScale radio, core and Microwave E-band solution.