Nokia selected by Bharti Airtel for 5G deployment in India

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Nokia has secured a deal with Indian telecom operator Airtel, for 5G radio access network (RAN) deployment.

The multi-year deal follows the recently concluded 5G spectrum auctions and allocation of pan-India spectrum to Bharti Airtel, Nokia said in a statement.

As part of the agreement, Nokia will provide equipment from its AirScale portfolio, including modular and scalable baseband as well as 5G MIMO radios.

[Image courtesy: Airtel]