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During trials, Voda-Idea shows off its 5G – Voice over New Radio potential

5G - Voice over New Radio

Voda-Idea’s 5G – Voice over New Radio potential

5G – Voice over New Radio – Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) announced on Wednesday that during 5G trials in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, it successfully demonstrated 5G Voice over New Radio (VoNR) capability with its technology partner Nokia. 
 
According to a VIL statement, once deployed, the VoNR solution will allow the company to provide subscribers with high-definition voice over 5G, as well as a variety of advanced voice applications and use cases in the future. 
 
In Gandhinagar, Gujarat, and Pune, Maharashtra, the business is conducting 5G experiments on government-allocated 5G spectrum. 
 
“Vodafone Idea has announced that it has successfully demonstrated 5G Voice over New Radio (VoNR) during ongoing 5G testing in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, alongside its technology partner, Nokia,” the statement continued. 
 
The VoNR testing was conducted on Nokia’s extensive solution portfolio. 
 
“Once commercially deployed, the solution can provide enhanced user experience on a dependable, low latency network,” according to the statement, which also said that the solution uses the 5G network for both voice and data services. 
 
“During our 5G trials, we are exploring technology solutions for enabling enhanced network experience and use cases relevant to digital organizations and consumers,” said Jagbir Singh, Vodafone Idea Ltd’s chief technology officer. 
 
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is expected to make recommendations on 5G spectrum pricing and other procedures by March, according to the government.

5G – Voice over New Radio

Private telecom companies will be able to bring out 5G mobile services in 2022-23 as a result of the spectrum auctions, which will take place in 2022. 
 
The market is preparing for the launch of 5G services, which will bring ultra-high speeds and new services and business models to the market. 
 
VIL previously recorded speeds of over 4 Gbps during its 5G trials with Nokia in Gandhinagar and showcased unique consumer use cases such as “AI (artificial intelligence) based VR streaming, Roller Coaster Gaming, VR 5G Connected Schools, and 360 degrees VR Content Playback,” according to a statement. 
 
VIL “also successfully demonstrated secure network slicing use case using Nokia’s 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) and 5G core, as well as trialed the deployment of 5G in mid-band to deliver rural broadband connection in Gandhinagar,” according to the release. 

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