MUMBAI, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Korean mobile phone company Samsung is to conduct field trials for 5G in India during the first quarter of next year, official sources revealed.
Samsung, which is the 4G technology provider for Reliance Jio India network has partnered with various service providers to kick-start commercial 5G services in two cities in the U.S. and is expected to launch commercial 5G services in South Korea later this year.
"Right now we are working very closely with the Department of Telecom (in India). We expect to do India trials in the first quarter... it will be in New Delhi," Samsung India senior vice president and head (network business) Srinivasan Sundararajan told the media, regarding their 5G launch in India.
According to sources, Jio India will be the only prime partner in consideration for Samsung's 5G trails.