Ericsson partners Airtel for deploying 5G technology

Communications technology and services provider Ericsson partnered with India's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel for deploying 5G technology in the country. As part of the partnership, Ericsson will work with Airtel on creating a strategic roadmap for evolution of the network to the next-gen 5G technology. The Swedish telecom gears maker is already a vendor to Airtel in areas such as managed services and 4G. Apart from Ericsson, Airtel has similar partnership with Nokia for 5G technology standard and management of connected devices.