Airtel today announced that it has successfully conducted India’s first cloud gaming session in a 5G environments. It was organized in Manesar (Guragon) as part of the ongoing 5G trails using spectrum allotted by the Department of Telecom (DoT). For the 5G Cloud Gaming Demo, Airtel partnered with leading Indian players Mortal (Naman Mathur) and Mamba (Salman Ahmad). Also read : Top 10 Best Security Camera For Your Home In 2021
However, Airtel said it has used the gaming technology platform from BlackNet for the test on OnePlus 9R smartphones connected to the 3500 MHz high-capacity spectrum band. The 5G test network delivers speeds in excess of 1 Gbps and delays in the range of 10 milliseconds. Sprint racing challenge on Asphalt was unveil for Mortal and Mamba. Also read : Now Apple Tv App Is Also Accessible On Chromecast For Google Tv Device.
Cloud Gaming allows users to stream and play games in real time without having to download or invest in gaming hardware. With the advent of 5G networks, cloud gaming is expect to become the new normal. As users will be able to enjoy high-end consoles like gaming experience on smartphones and tablets while on the go.
Earlier this year, Airtel successfully showcased 5G services on live 4G network in Hyderabad. It is also conducting 5G trials in several cities across India. Through the trial spectrum allotted by the Department of Telecom and validating and using the technology. Airtel has partnered with Ericsson and Nokia for these trials. Also read : Boult Audio AirBass Encore With Up To 36h Total Battery Life Launche
Describing their experience Mortal and Mamba said:
We were totally blown away. This was high end PC and console-quality gaming experience on a smartphone. We can say with confidence that 5G will truly unlock the online gaming scene in India. And massify by creating opportunities to build and publish games out of India. And bringing a lot of talented gamers from small towns to the mainstream. Thank you Airtel for giving us this wonderful opportunity.
Randeep Sekhon, CTO, Bharti Airtel added:
Cloud gaming will be one of the biggest use cases of 5G thanks to the combination of high speed and low latency. After delivering India’s first 5G demo over a test network, we are thrill to conduct this exciting 5G gaming session. Imagine enjoying real time gaming on the go with someone sitting in another part of the world. This is just the beginning of an exciting digital future that Airtel will enable for its customers as we prepare to roll-out 5G in India.