Airtel Lanka hits 1.9Gbps in latest 5G trials

3 Feb 2022

Mobile network operator (MNO) Bharti Airtel Lanka has held its latest trials of 5G technology over its commercial network, achieving download speeds of over 1.9Gbps – the highest recorded in the country to date. The MNO’s managing director and CEO Ashish Chandra noted that the operator is ramping up its 5G capabilities in Sri Lanka and added that its 4G infrastructure around the island is fully 5G ready, allowing for ‘a seamless transition to the next generation of networking’. Airtel Lanka is using trial frequency allocations in the 3500MHz band utilising 5G Non Standalone (NSA) network technology.

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