"Telecom networking supplier Ericsson plans to commence manufacturing 5G network equipment in India once the service is operational in the country. Ericsson is looking forward to export from its India manufacturing facility. Ericsson has been recently selected by Bharti Airtel (Airtel) to deploy its 5G-ready Cloud Packet Core in Airtel’s Pan India core network. Airtel will benefit from Ericsson’s market leading packet core network applications and functions.
Nunzio Mirtillo, Head of Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania and India, Ericsson, says: “Ericsson has been leading the virtual Evolved Packet Core market for several years now and our solutions in this area are gaining traction around the world. The technologies and solutions that we are providing Airtel are a key part of Ericsson’s 5G Core offering. The deployment of these technologies will help Airtel in meeting the rapidly evolving demands of customers and also enable swift deployment of new use cases and innovative services for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and Internet of Things (IoT).”"
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