VI 5G Trial Speed – Vodafone Idea, Airtel and Reliance Jio have started trialing their 5G networks in many cities after the Indian government allowed telecom companies to do 5G testing. And in the same sequence, on November 26, 2021, Vodafone Idea (VI) has recorded a speed of about 4.2GBPS on its VI 5G network during the Live 5G trial.
According to the information received, Vodafone Idea India did this 5G testing on 26 November 2022 in 2 cities of India Pune (Maharashtra) and Gandhinagar (Gujarat). But VI has not yet launched this 5G in India for the people.
For the same 5G trials, Vi has been given 26GHz and 3.5GHz spectrum mmWave bands by the Department of Telecommunications. In this trial, the company got a speed of 1.5Gbps on 3.5GHz.Apart from this, the speed of 4.2Gbps and 9.8Gbps on 6GHz was found on the backhaul of E-bands.
For this testing in Pune, Vi used Ericsson Radios and Ericsson Dual Mode Core based on cloud native technology. And even the 5G tech solution developed by Ericsson was used for the demonstration in Pune. In Gandhinagar, the company used Nokia’s Airscale radio portfolio and Microwave E-band solution for 5G trials.