Airtel 5G network launch

Airtel 5G network ready to launch in matters of month

Airtel 5G launch
Launched in second half of 2021

Airtel 5G demonstration ; Airtel 5G network ready to launch in matters of month

On Thursday Airtel announced that it had became first telco to successfully demonstrate live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad in second half of 2021.

5G is fifth generation mobile network. Airtel 5G network builds a bridge to future.

Airtel claimed that ;

  • It will provide data rate 10 time faster than 4 G.
  • It will allow users to download a full – length movie in a matter of seconds in your 5g phone.
  • It will transform people, business and society as a whole digitally.
  • It will deliver higher multi – Gbps data speeds, ultra low tendency more reliability, massive network capacity and increased availability.

Bharti Airtel explained that, it used state of the art dynamic spectrum sharing so as to operate both 4G and 5G networks in the same spectrum block.


The government is conducting auction of 2,251 MHz of spectrum through the Department of Telecommunications ( DTO) at a reserve price of Rs. 3.92 trillion from March 2021.

Existing users will also not be required to upgrade their existing SIM cards to get the new generation network experience on their smart phones.

For the early demonstration, Airtel used oppo Reno 5 pro and oppo Find x2 pro smartphones.

” The moment we receive government approvals, we have the right spectrum bands and in adequate quantities. We will be able to roll this 5G out immediately ” Said Gopal vittal dury virtual media briefing.

During the demonstration of 5 G network, the operator claimed that it had capablity to operate it’s 5 G network over existing technology- neutral spectrum in mid bands that are at 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2300 MHz frequency alongside the sub – GHz bands available at 800MHz & 900MHz.

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  • Bharti Airtel CEO : Gopal Vittal
  • Bharti Airtel founder : Sunil Bharti Mittal
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