Bharti Airtel and Tata Group announced on Monday the establishment of a strategic partnership to implement 5G network solutions for India.
Tata Group has developed “radio based on ORAN (Open Radio Access Network) and NSA/SA (non-independent/independent) cores, and integrated a completely native telecommunications stack, leveraging the capabilities of the group and its partners” , According to the joint statement. will be used for commercial development from January 2022.
“Tata Consulting Services (TCS) brings its expertise in global system integration and helps to align end-to-end solutions with 3GPP and ORAN standards, as networks and devices are increasingly embedded in Software,” it said. Once the
5G solution is commercially proven on Airtel’s diverse and neglected network, it will open up export opportunities for India, which is now the world’s second largest telecommunications market. He added.
Open RAN or Open Radio Access Network Architecture is an industry term for interoperability and standardization of radio access network elements (including products and software from different vendors).