BSNL parter with Ericsson to jointly work on 5G

bsnl-collaborates-with-ericsson-to-jointly-work-on-5gBharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ericsson to work together on developing new 5G use cases, knowledge sharing on 5G technology concepts, industry and innovation trends including 3GPP standardisation progress. The partnership will leverage Ericsson’s 5G centre of excellence established at IIT Delhi in early 2018 to evaluate benefits of 5G technology in areas like rural connectivity, connected healthcare, industrial automation, public safety, video surveillance, energy and agriculture amongst others.
Commenting on the development, Anupam Shrivastava, chairman and managing director, BSNL said, “5G and internet of things (IoT) will enable new opportunities and create new ecosystems and through this association with Ericsson, we intend to take the lead in the development of these new technologies. We will test, learn and develop use cases that will help us meet the diverse needs of our customers in the future. 5G will also help create the backbone on which Digital India initiatives will be delivered.”
Moreover, Nunzio Mirtillo, head of market area, South East Asia, Oceania and India, Ericsson said, “We are proud to partner with BSNL to work on use-cases and scenarios for application of 5G technology and how it will help realise the Digital India vision. Ericsson has been a key part of the telecom ecosystem in India for several decades, bringing voice and data services to millions of customers in the country. As networks evolve towards 5G, we have the products and solutions as well as the expertise to help operators evolve seamlessly from 4G to 5G.”

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