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Jio Platforms, Qualcomm unite for local production of critical 5G equipment: RILNEW DELHI: Reliance Industries Limited said you were Jio platforms cooperates with the US-based chip manufacturer Qualcomm Technologies for the local production of “critical equipment” for catalyzing 5G ecosystem in India.

Both companies have previously partnered to develop an “open and interoperable” architecture-compatible interface based on 5G virtualized RAN solutions, and last year achieved over 1 Gbps of Jio 5GNR’s milestone using the manufacturer’s 5G RAN platforms.

Qualcomm also invested $ 97 million in Jio Platforms last year.

Interestingly, Qualcomm recently joined the Jio arch Bharti Airtel for the introduction of 5G by the telecommunications company in India. As part of the partnership, Airtel will use Qualcomm’s 5G RAN platforms to distribute virtualized and Open-RAN 5G networks in India.

Jio has already developed a 5G end-to-end stack, including 5G radio and basic networking solutions. RIL revealed that the telecommunications company has already completed testing of its 5G radio and core solution, which will now allow self-sufficient and cost-effective distribution.

Reliance Jio is currently preparing for 5G field trials after receiving a trial spectrum from Department of Telecommunications (DoT). The telecommunications company will test its own 5G technology, but will also work with its 4G partner Samsung together with Ericsson and Nokia.

“India is at the forefront of the global digital revolution. Jio is accelerating the launch of digital platforms and developing a next-generation 5G stack, making it accessible and accessible everywhere,” RIL said in its annual report, adding that the telecom operator’s radio frequency capacity and coverage for 5G networks is already underway based on the 4G data traffic profile.

RIL also revealed that Jio Platforms is also working with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to standardize 5G device configurations.

“With 5G technology, Indian subscribers will experience the benefits of higher data rates, low latency communications and an improved digital experience in a wide range of connected devices, from 5G-enabled smartphones, corporate laptops and AR / VR products to vertical IoT solutions “RIL said.