Speaking as the keynote speaker for Qualcomm’s 5G Summit, Reliance Jio Infocomm Chairman Matthew Oommen said that Jio has developed a fully indigenous 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) product. Qualcomm also said that Snapdragon will support OpenRan 5G with Jio and various other telecom providers.
The company further stated that the Qualcomm 5G RAN platform provides support for a broad infrastructure range from large MIMO to macro base stations to small cells and includes support for all major frequency bands on the sub-6 GHz and MMWave spectrum.
At the RIL AGM held in July this year, the company made several announcements, including developing Android-based operating systems for affordable 4G and 5G smartphones in partnership with Google, as well as a mixed reality headset that made holographic video calling Will get facility There are also rumors of a smartphone being made for under 5,000 rupees ($ 68) under this partnership.
At the moment, we do not know when the 5G smartphone will launch, but analysts’ estimates suggest that we can expect it in December.
However, the 5G network has not been launched in the country at the moment, as the government still has to allocate spectrum for 5G testing. A recent report by Zee Business revealed that sources from the Ministry of Home Affairs have been told that there may not be trials this year, which could be a major challenge for Reliance Jio’s plans.