Although Jio & Airtel declared their plans regarding 5G trials that they are going to undertake Vodafone Idea is not vocal about the same. The Managing Director (MD) of VI, Ravinder Takkar has told that VI has started with its 5G trials. Two of the biggest European telecom vendors Nokia & Ericsson are helping VI in conducting these trials. The third-largest telecom operator has started the testing in Gandhinagar, Gujarat & Pune, Maharashtra. VI testing 5G is an indication that this plan will grant a long-term future to the company. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has allocated the telcos with the spectrum for testing 5G networks. Jio & Airtel has taken up Mumbai & Gurgaon for the trial respectively.
Source: Telecom Talk