Airtel will start rolling out its 5G network in India later this month

The auction for 5G spectrum in India concluded this week with carriers spending a total of $19 billion. Airtel has already announced that it is ready to begin rolling out 5G coverage across the country starting later this month. The carrier has partnered with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung to help it with the rollout and infrastructure.

The company spent ₹431 billion ($5.45 billion) to acquire spectrum in the 900Mhz, 1,800MHz, 2,100Mhz and 3,300MHz bands for sub-6GHz 5G and in the 26GHz band for mmWave. Most of its spectrum is located in the 3,300MHz and 26GHz bands. The company acquired a…

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