Samsung’s connected solution technology provider Harman has confirmed to starts a 5G testing lab in Gurgaon, India. The company will provide all help to smartphones and telecom companies to test their devices.
Indian Telecom Industry Bharati Airtel, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone Idea will allow conducting 5G trails on Q1, 2022. Department of Telecom India (DOT) has confirmed India’s 5G spectrum will be issued in the coming months.
With the opening of 5G trails in India, Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE telecom providers will not able to participate in the 5G trails in India as government rejects the purpose over the data sharing with the Chinese government (Republic of China).
Harman Digital Transformation Services (DTS) Senior Vice President David Owens said advances in technologies like 5G yield significant opportunities to accelerate innovation across every industry is very important from healthcare, manufacturing, transportation.
We are happy to announce the long-term partnership with Samsung to build a 5G testing lab that enables a device to cloud performance analysis, enabling chipset conformance testing, pre-certification testing, and network operator approval.
Our first step to starts Harman 5G testing Lab, Technology has a one-step shop to not only test and verify their solutions cohesively from device-to-cloud, but collect additional details insight about device performance across multiple variables.
Meanwhile, The Indian government has plans to roll out 5G commercial services by 2022 due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic rise in cases in some states such as Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu. Bihar, Karnataka, and New Delhi.
Last week, The Dot has approved some applications to starts field trials of 5G services in India. Reliance Jio owned Mukesh Ambani had announced earlier in the month of Jan 2021, They will introduce the 5G services trails in Mumbai this year.
Reliance Jio is the only Indian telecom that aims to use Home build 5G solutions provider through the country while Bharati Airtel with Samsung, Vodafone Idea with Ericson, and BSNL with the USA.
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