Tria l suc c e s s fully demonstratesAirtel’s capability to deliver high quality Private Network solutions for Industry 4.0 Udaipur: Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"),India'spremier communicationssolutionsprovider today announced successful trial of India’s first 5G Private Network at BoschAutomotive ElectronicsIndiaPvtLtd(RBAI) facilityinBengaluru.Airtel’sonpremise 5G Captive Private Network was builtover thetrial 5G spectrum allocated by the Department of Telecom (DoT). Airtelhas implementedtwo Industrial grade use cases for qualityimprovementandoperational efficiencyatBosch’s state of the art manufacturing facility, utilising the trial spectrum. In both the cases,5G technology such as mobile broadband and ultra reliable low latency communications drove automated operations ensuring faster scale up and reduced downtimes. The private network set up on trial spectrum at the Bosch facility has the capability to manage thousands of connected devices along with del ivering multi- GBPS throughput. The Private 5G network provides greater reliability, enhanced security and huge flexibility, freeing the operations from wire-dependency to enable Bosch in achievingthebenefitsofautomated operations. In any manufacturing set up, quality and efficiency are very important tools to measure. With Airtel 5G Captive Private Network, Bosch Manufacturing Execution System was able to significantly reduce the time taken to asses the quality through Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI) of surface mounted devices. The process was made efficient by ensuring faster transfer of data over highly reliableandsecurenetworktoanAI/MLserverforrealtimedecisionmakingbyBosch Manufacturing Execution System (MES). Theblazingfast,lowlatency, high speed, Airtel 5G also helpedBosch shop floor managers and operators identify andresolvesissuesinrealtime thus reducing the Mean Time To Repair ( MTTR ) and Mean Time Between Fai lures (MTBF). AjayChitkara,Directorand CEO – Airtel Business said,“Airtel is committed to India’s digital transformation and supporting the development of its enterprise as they seek to acquire global scale. We believe that Airtel has the worldclassinfrastructure,partnershipsandexpertisetodeliver Captive Private Network Solution in any part of the countryandtoenterpriseofany size.” Subhash P, Head of Technical Functions, Bosch Automotive Electronics Indiastates: “The low latency and reliable connectivity provided by the Airtel Private 5G network at our facility which wasexperienced during the proof of concept is enabling us to enhance our efficiency and our productivity . Usage of 5G will significantly reduce IT wired infrastructure and enhance the operational effeciency.” Airtel is spearheading the 5G technology in India, testingvariousvertical industryuse cases with multiple partners and at several locations as a part of its #5GforBusiness. Last year, Airtel successfully demonstrated India’s first 5G experience over a live 4G network inHyderabad.Ithasalso demonstratedIndia’s firstrural 5Gtrialaswellasthefirstcloud gaming experience on 5G.As part of #5GforBusiness,Airtel has joined forces with leading global consulting and technology companiesandbrands to test 5G based solutions.