Airtel’s 5G services will soon be available to iPhone users in India, according to a report
Indian Apple iPhone customers may soon get access to 5G services. According to reports, Airtel’s Chief Technology Officer Randeep Sekhon has verified that users of iPhone models will soon be able to use its 5G networks.Airtel’s 5G services available to iPhone users in India.
Airtel is said to have set up networks for the Cupertino-based corporation as it conducts 5G tests in the nation. During the India Mobile Congress last week in Delhi, the 5G telecom services were introduced in India. Currently, Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Bangalore, and eight other cities provide Airtel’s 5G services.
Apple is reportedly testing 5G services in India right now, according to a report by Indian Express. According to reports, Airtel’s Chief Technology Officer, Randeep Sekhon, indicated that iPhone users in the nation would soon be able to connect to Airtel’s 5G networks. The story quotes Sekhon as adding, “We have established up unique networks for them to test on; Apple is currently testing 5G in India.” The article noted that to enable 5G, the vendor of mobile devices must release a software upgrade.
India’s 5G network is now inaccessible to iPhone models there. Apple claims that iPhone 12 models and later are compatible with some operators’ 5G cellular networks. On certain iPhone models, an OTA update could unlock 5G access. In India, 5G telecom services were introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week during the India Mobile Congress’ opening ceremony. In a few Indian towns, Airtel has begun offering 5G service, and on October 5, Reliance Jio will begin a beta test.
By Diwali, the first cities where Reliance Jio will offer 5G services include Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata. Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries, pledged to roll out 5G services at a reasonable cost throughout India by the end of 2023. Airtel 5G has launched in eight places in the meantime.
Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, and Bangalore. By March of next year, more cities are anticipated to receive the services, with nationwide coverage guaranteed by March 2024. As soon as the 5G auctions were over, the corporation placed orders with Ericsson, Nokia, and Samsung for 5G equipment.