Ericsson, Airtel to build AI use cases

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Ericsson, Airtel to build AI use cases

Swedish telecoms gear maker, Ericsson and India’s telecoms operator, Bharti Airtel, have collaborated for building intelligent and predictive network operations, the companies said in an official release on Monday.

By leveraging artificial intelligence and automation, Ericsson will enable Airtel to address network complexity and boost user experience.

According to Economic Times of India, the companies are expanding their co-creation partnership to industrialise AI use cases after completing proof of concept trials.

Ericsson has been Bharti’s managed service partner since 2004 and currently manages Bharti’s PAN India 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, intelligent network, LAN/WAN and VoLTE technologies.

“I’m delighted that we are able to innovate together with Airtel which confirms a joint commitment to our long-standing partnership where together we can showcase what is possible with AI/ML as we transform into a truly data driven operations that will deliver business benefits on a new level,” the Head of Ericsson Network Managed Services, Bradley Mead, said.

“Airtel has always been a pioneer in introducing new network technologies to serve customers.”

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