Airtel Join Hands With Ericsson For Offering HD Quality Calling Over 4G Smartphones, Smart Watches
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New Delhi, April 10: Telecom technology major Ericsson on Wednesday showcased use cases of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) here, including Ericsson Spectrum Sharing, Intelligent Managed Services and Communication on Smart Devices. Airtel Introduces 4G Services in Andaman & Nicobar Islands; Will Be Initially Available in Port Blair.

The Swedish company also showcased other technologies such as the concept "radio access network" products called Radio Stripes, to new Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) based ready solutions.

"Ericsson now has 18 publicly announced 5G deals with customer names globally and we have already shipped 3 million 5G hardware ready radios till now," said Nitin Bansal, Head of Ericsson India and Head of Network Solutions, South East Asia, Oceania and India.

In another development, Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced that it has selected Ericsson to expand its pan-India voice over LTE (VoLTE) services to offer HD-quality calling over 4G smartphones and smart watches. Airtel will deploy the Ericsson Cloud VoLTE solution to deliver VoLTE services onto a customer data centre.