Airtel strikes partnership deal with SK Telecom in India

2017-09-14 10:42:23 | Source:Telecompaper

Indian operator Bharti Airtel announced a partnership agreement with Korea’s SK Telecom, reports Telecompaper on September 13, 2017. Under the terms of the deal, Airtel will leverage SK Telecom’s expertise to build its telecom network in India. The partnership covers several areas, including developing bespoke software to upgrade network experience, leveraging machine learning, big data and building customized tools to improve network planning based on customer’s device experience, Airtel said.
Airtel and SK Telecom will also collaborate on an on-going basis to evolve standards for 5G, NFV, SDN and IoT, and jointly work towards building an enabling ecosystem for the introduction of these technologies in the Indian context.

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