Trial is part of Bharti Airtel's strategy to make its network future ready
Nokia said this trial has the potential to improve the performance of service providers' existing network
Barcelona: Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia Sunday said Bharti Airtel will conduct trial of the former's homogeneous fronthaul solution which can support 4G and 5G services.
"The modernisation of the transport infrastructure is crucial for ensuring the ultra-high speed and extremely low latency, promised by 5G. We look forward to this trial with Bharti Airtel, which is a crucial step towards preparing the networks for 5G," Sanjay Malik, Head of India Market, Nokia, said in a statement.
"The upgrade of the transport network is also essential to cater to the booming consumption of mobile broadband services and enable world-class digital services. Nokia is our longstanding partner and we look forward to their support in our journey towards 5G," Randeep Sekhon, CTO, Bharti Airtel, said.
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