Bharti Airtel, India’s leading telecommunications services provider has contracted Ceragon Networks Ltd. for wireless multiband radio solutions. Ceragon is a global innovator and a leading solutions provider of 5G wireless transport.
Ceragon’s unique IP-50E and multi-band vendor agnostic technology will provide enormous capacity enhancement to Airtel’s existing network thereby ensuring a seamless experience for customers on Airtel network. Ceragon and Airtel have successfully conducted real-world tests in multiple cities that have yielded fantastic results and drove initial orders placement by Bharti.
Randeep Sekhon, Airtel’s Group CTO, commented, “Ceragon has been a long-standing partner for Airtel and we are happy to expand this association where Ceragon will now provide us with the e-band and multi-band vendor agnostic radio solutions. With Ceragon’s cutting edge technology and Airtel’s ubiquitous network we are certainly poised to offer a differential 5G experience to our customers.”
Doron Arazi, Ceragon CEO, commented, “For more than a decade and a half Ceragon and Airtel have worked together to provide the Indian market uncompromised connectivity. The scale and scope of this next phase of our collaboration marks a significant leap forward. The introduction of high-capacity low latency 5G into India will open countless opportunities for business growth and will play a vital role in enabling Airtel’s Content Delivery Network (CDN). Ceragon’s field test proven IP-50E with its unique multi-band vendor agnostic capability will provide the foundation for Airtel’s ultra-high capacity 5G transport network.”