“Will Nokia be the first one to come up with 5G phones in India?” is one question that everyone is curious to know. Nokia is trying all its best to make a comeback in the Indian mobile phone market. Once the giant, Nokia had lately launched many smartphone models to get an edge with other Chinese counterparts that have usurped the Indian market. But now it seems Nokia is gearing up to take a leap ahead of all other telecom players in India. Recently, Nokia informed about developing a 5G mobile network technology in India at Bengaluru- based Research and Development (R&D) centre.
Nokia developing 5G technology at R&D centre, Bengaluru, India
As per the officials of Nokia India, the company is looking forward to increasing the number of staff at it Bengaluru- based R&D centre in 2018. As told to media, Nokia R& D Centre will work on its next-generation project of technologies to set up infrastructure that will support 5G mobile network with VoLTE feature in India. The telecom giant Nokia will majorly focus on Voice over Long-Term Evolution that enables users with high-speed wireless communication for both data and mobile devices along with cloud.
However, 4G network in India is not that old while the telecom operators are still juggling between uninterrupted services along with 100% reach across length and breadth of the county. Replacing 4G with 5G might take long but the process of bringing the fifth generation of telecommunication standard in India has been kicked off by Nokia, already.
The experts believe that the influx of Nokia 5G networks in India will rolled out by the end of 2020 when the end users can invariably use the fastest speed of voice and audio calling along with higher bandwidth for data.
More details on Nokia 5G network
With the process work starting off in India, Nokia has already begun collaborations with various partners from across academic and industrial sectors to bring in 5G in the country. These collaborative partners and more recruitments for this particular project will be done from both domestically and internationally. The Bengaluru R&D centre of Nokia is setting up for a dedicated 5G/IoT laboratory for research where the company can work and focus on future projects that city-specific, state-specific or for the entire nation.