Bharti Airtel, MTNL, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone have all received approval to commence 5G trials as the nation continues to prepare its rollout of commercial 5G networks.
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The test was conducted in Samsung's 5G lab based in South Korea.
With the rollout, Samsung becomes the first new radio network vendor to deploy a commercial network in New Zealand in over a decade.
Macquarie Telecom says Optus is 'enabling partnership in Australia’s 5G development while others are actively inhibiting it'.
After performing 5G testing of the low band spectrum since November last year.
The Singaporean-owned telco aggregated spectrum in the 3500Mhz and mmWave bands on top of existing 4G spectrum band layers to achieve a 'new 5G record'.