Bharti Airtel has installed 100 hops of 5G technology transmission equipment of Chinese technology major Huawei in last six months. Hops are pair of microwave antenna installed on different towers, which can upgrade data transmission speed to up to 2 Gbps.
The company and Huawei jointly started innovation for enhanced MIMO solution of 5G microwave. The company had deployed more than 100 hops of enhanced MIMO microwave link based on the latest MIMO technology developed by Huawei, which will deliver 1 Gbps capacity over single 28 Mhz spectrum, improving the backhaul capacity by four time.
Bharti Airtel is a leading integrated telecommunications company with operations across Asia and Africa.