We are glad to announce to our community that the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore today joined the OpenAirInterface Software Alliance to study using the OAI software for its 5G testbed.

This project is part of an Indian Government’s initiative to create 5G test beds with research collaboration between eight prestigious research institutes in India among which IIT Hyderabad, already a member of the OpenAirInterface Software Alliance. For more information on the Indian Government’s 5G testbed as announced by the Minister of Telecommunications and reported by the Indian media, please click here.

About the Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

Established in 1909, IISc is India’s leading institution of advanced education and research in the sciences and in engineering. From its beginnings, IISc is widely renowned for fundamental investigations as well as for practical research.

IISc has a vibrant and diverse campus spread over 440 acres of greenery in the city of Bengaluru, formerly Bangalore, India’s hub of high-technology companies (in aerospace, electronics, and information technology), educational and research institutions, and numerous start-ups.