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Airtel dials up SK Telecom for newer tech

Airtel dials up SK Telecom for newer tech”

Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced strategic partnership with South Korean telecom operator SK Telecom in its bid to create the most advanced telecom network.

SK Telecom has reduced latency between the handset and base station to 2 milliseconds (ms) over its LTE network - in partnership with Nokia.

Bharti Airtel last week alleged that Reliance Jio Infocomm has been misleading the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) through false claims that India's top three telecommunication providers had gained nearly Rs 1 lakh crore in the past five years by not lowering the interconnect usage charge (IUC). Both the firms will work together towards shaping up and enabling a telecom ecosystem for introduction of such advanced technologies in the Indian context.

Under the partnership, SKT will apply its AI network solution to the nationwide telecommunication network operated by Bharti Airtel across all regions of India by 2019.

With SK Telecom's clear and undisputed leadership in technology, this is one partnership that will decisively change the game in India and put the country at par with the most advanced broadband nations in the world, ' Mittal added. The capacity to identify, monitor and deliver improvements to the network experience on an individual device basis will be a first in India, helped by SK Telecom's global leadership in this area. As per recent data published by country's telecom regulator TRAI, Jio at present is offering about double the average bandwidth delivered by its closest rivals, Airtel and Vodafone (which is around 18MB per second).

Established in March 1984, SK Telecom has led the development of the global mobile telecommunications industry by launching CDMA (2G), WCDMA (3G) and LTE-A (4G) for the first time in the world.

Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal said, "We are extremely delighted to announce this partnership with the world's leading operator when it comes to technology understanding and expertise".

In a series of tweets, Airtel said its partnership with SK Telecom will create the most advanced telecom network in India and dramatically improve customer experience. Airtel says it would use machine learning and big data analytics to measure network quality and experience at customer device level.



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