Airtel, Jio, Vodafone Idea Select Nokia, Ericsson, Samsung, Mavenir for 5G Trials

26 September 2020

Jio intends to conduct 5G trials with Nokia in Pune and Ahmednagar, and with Ericsson in Delhi neighbourhoods such as Chandni Chowk and Shashtri Nagar besides Dabwali in Haryana. Vodafone Idea plans 5G trials with Nokia in Gandhinagar and Pethapur in Gujarat, and with Ericsson in Sharda Centre and Nanekarwadi in Pune, the person said. It will conduct trials with US-based Mavenir, replacing Huawei, in Delhi. Mavenir is an OpenRAN technology provider and is engaged in 4G trials based on this technology with the telco in several circles in India.