Reliance Jio Inks Deal with Nokia to Build World’s Largest 5G Network
Indian telecom giant Reliance Jio has inked a deal with Finnish firm Nokia to build the world’s largest 5G network.
The two companies will work together to deploy over one million 5G base stations across India by the end of 2021. This will make Reliance Jio the first operator in the world to offer such widespread 5G coverage.
The move comes as Reliance Jio looks to consolidate its position as the leading telecom operator in India.
With over 340 million subscribers, Reliance Jio is already the largest 4G network in the country. The deployment of a nationwide 5G network will allow the company to offer even faster data speeds and better coverage to its customers.
Facebook and Reliance have announced a new partnership that will help Facebook better connect with users in India.
As part of the deal, Facebook will invest $5.7 billion for a 9.99% stake in Reliance Jio, making it the social media giant’s largest investment to date.
The two companies will also work together to develop new products and services that will be available to Jio’s nearly three hundred million users. This is a significant move for Facebook, which has been looking to expand its reach in India, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing markets. With this partnership, Facebook will now have access to one of the largest and most engaged user bases in the country.
5G future and technology
5G is the next generation of mobile broadband technology that offers higher speeds and lower latency than 4G LTE. 5G networks are already being deployed in many countries around the world, but India has been lagging behind due to a lack of spectrum availability and high costs.
Reliance Jio’s partnership with Nokia is a major step forward in bringing 5G to India. Nokia is a leading global provider of telecom equipment and services.
The company has been at the forefront of 5G development, and its products are used by many of the world’s leading operators.
The two companies have already started working on the deployment of 5G base stations across India.
The aim is to have over one million base stations operational by the end of 2021. This will make Reliance Jio the first operator in the world to offer such widespread 5G coverage.
Nokia announced today that it has been selected as a major supplier by Reliance Jio, one of the largest mobile operators in the world, to supply 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) equipment from Nokia’s comprehensive AirScale portfolio.
Nokia has had a long presence in India, and with this new deal will now be supplying RAN equipment to three of India’s largest mobile operators. Nokia’s AirScale portfolio is compliant with global 5G standards and offers advanced features such as carrier aggregation, massive MIMO, and beamforming.
Nokia is committed to providing best-in-class technology solutions that enable our customers to stay ahead of the competition and meet the demands of their end users.
We are pleased to be working with Reliance Jio to deploy Nokia’s AirScale solution across India and enable them to offer their customers high-speed, reliable 5G service.
The deployment of a nationwide 5G network by Reliance Jio will be a major boost for the Indian economy.
5G will enable new applications and services that require high speeds and low latency, such as autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, and smart cities.
The rollout of 5G will also create jobs and spur investment in telecom infrastructure. With this deal, Reliance Jio is taking a big step towards building the largest 5G network in the world.