Sweden’s telecom equipment manufacturer Ericson announced on Monday that it would begin manufacturing 5G network devices in India as soon as the 5G service begins in the country.
Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson joined hands with chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies to display (demonstrate) the first 5G video call in the country on millimeter-wave (MMWave) at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) here. The demonstration was launched on the Snapdragon 850 mobile platform using the Snapdragon X50 5G modem-RF system and a smartphone with Ericsson’s 5G platform. Nunzio Martillo, head of Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania, and India, said, “Today is an important move in India’s 5G innovation.” Our long-term association with 5G video calls and Qualcomm technology is proof of how the real advantages of 5G can be fulfilled through partnerships and collaboration. ”
Nunzio Mirtillo, South East Asia head of Ericsson at India Mobile Congress, 2019 said that this year we can say that we are fully ready to migrate from 4G to 5G devices and we are waiting for 5G service to start in the country have been. He said that we will manufacture equipment for India in India.
Ericsson has a manufacturing unit in Pune in India, where it manufactures 4G devices. Mirtillo said that in 2018 we had announced the commissioning of our manufacturing plant in Pune, where we are manufacturing 4G radios.
North America is a millimeter-wave (mm-wave) 5G network provider for business and is being propelled in many developed nations including Japan and Korea. Here 28 GHz and 39 GHz range groups are being considered to begin 5G. 28 GHz range was utilized to make 5G video calls at India Mobile Congress (IMC). As a major aspect of the demonstration, Martillo made a video call to Qualcomm India Pvt Ltd VP Rajan Vagadia at the Ericsson booth on the Indian Mobile Congress 2019 event.
He said that we are now ready for export. Not only in India but for the rest of the world, especially in Asia. He further said that encouraging policy, rich ecosystem and economical spectrum will help operators to start 5G service as soon as possible.