Reliance Jio and Qualcomm Technologies made an announcement today about their developments of 5G network for India. The results claim a whopping 1 Gbps speed during the trials on the Jio 5GNR solution using the Qualcomm 5G RAN platforms.
Reliance Jio in July announced their plans for made in India 5G network and solutions, avoiding their dependencies on Chinese network equipment vendors like ZTE and Huawei.
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Currently, Jio is also said to be working with Google to develop affordable 5G phones for the Indian market.
To recall, Jio platforms has raised over 1.52 lakh crore this year from investors like Facebook, Google, Silver Lake, KKR and Qualcomm Ventures.
Later during the 43rd Annual General Meeting in July, Reliance Jio announced their plans for the development of 5G network infrastructure from the ground up using their own platforms and network equipment.
Moreover, Reliance announced a series of products under Jio including affordable 5G smartphones that were said to be developed in partnership with Google.
India is expected to auction 5G airwaves in 2021 and Reliance Jio with their ambitions want to be the first adopters of 5G network in the country.
At present, countries like the US, South Korea, Australia, Switzerland and Germany are able to provide 1 Gbps average speed to users.