Ericsson partners with Jio to build 5G Standalone network in India


Ericsson has entered into a long-term 5G contract with Indian communications service provider (CSP) Reliance Jio Infocomm to roll out 5G Standalone (SA) in the country.

The announcement follows the allocation of 5G spectrum in the recently concluded auctions in India.

This is the first partnership between Jio and Ericsson for radio access network deployment in the country. Ericsson’s 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) products, and solutions from the company’s Radio System portfolio and E-band microwave mobile transport solutions will be deployed in the 5G network for Jio, according to the companies.

[Image courtesy: Jio]