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Airtel, Voda Idea may file additional applications for 5G trials

Bharti Airtel gets ready to take on Reliance Jio

Airtel, Voda Idea may file additional applications for 5G trials without Chinese vendors

Airtel, Voda Idea may file additional applications for 5G trials without Chinese vendors – For seeking spectrum for 5G trials Telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea are likely to file additional applications during which they’re going to not include Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE, consistent with sources.

With the enhanced displeasure on including Chinese companies in any project which will have security implications amid the border standoff between the 2 nations.

For better 5G trials, Airtel can not have the names of Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE as its partners. Vodafone Idea is additionally expected to try to an equivalent,” a politician aware of the event told PTI.

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Huawei, and ZTE didn’t answer e-mail queries sent during this regard.

The source said the businesses will file applications as a backup to the prevailing ones and this will induce the govt to allocate spectrum for 5G trials.

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