Cyient opens private 5G networks Center of Excellence in Hyderabad

Cyient has launched its private 5G networks Center of Excellence (CoE) and has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad), as a research partner for the CoE.

The Indian digital technology solutions company said that it will utilize a 5G core developed by IIT Hyderabad for evaluating multiple digital use cases and interoperability with best-of-breed components from industry majors.

Professor B.S. Murty — Director of IIT Hyderabad said: “IIT Hyderabad has been at the forefront of research and advancement of 5G communication technologies. Collaboration with industry provides us with an excellent opportunity to develop advanced technical solutions with far-reaching business consequences.

“We have had a very enriching relationship with Cyient thus far – collaborating on 5G chipset design and endowing a chair for research in new-age communication. With the Private 5G CoE, our collaboration will deepen further.”

Cyient opens private 5G networks Center of Excellence in Hyderabad

Cyient opens private 5G networks Center of Excellence in Hyderabad. Photo courtesy of Nidhuna Official/Wikimedia Commons.

The 5G networks Center of Excellence will be located in Cyient’s facility in Hyderabad. It will combine the enterprise and network experience of the digital technology solutions company with the research and technology expertise of IIT Hyderabad to build and test Private 5G network solutions.

Prabhakar Atla — Cyient SVP and Head of Communications and Utilities business unit said: “Enterprises across industries recognize the benefits of Private 5G networks. They are looking for network solutions that cater to their unique business context and enable their digital transformation.

“Cyient differentiates itself in its ability to deliver bespoke 5G network solutions, integrating the right components across the value chain and combining all of that with our domain expertise in various industry verticals.

“The Private 5G Networks CoE is where such robust network solutions are being created, tested, and proven, and we are very excited to collaborate with IIT Hyderabad.”

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