How Airtel's 5G Service Differs from Reliance Jio's Standalone 5G
Airtel calls its 5G service as ‘5G Plus’ and promises to ‘redefine the way people communicate, live, work, connect and play for years to come.’
While Jio asserts its 5G being‘True-5G network’ and it runs on the Standalone network.
5G services have been launched in India. While Telecom Major Airtel has launched its services in 8 cities, its competitor – Jio is testing its 5G services in 4 cities.
Although both the companies are claiming to bring revolutionary change from the existing 4th generation technology.
5G of each varies a lot based on the infrastructure through which it is delivered.
Airtel calls its 5G service as '5G Plus'. and promises to ‘redefine the way people communicate, live, work, connect and play for years to come.’
As the name itself suggests, NSA 5G can't stand on its own and requires 4G infrastructure.
Only the radio access network (RAN) in the NSA is upgraded to 5G, and the core network continues to operate on 4G.