5G telecom services will be launched in India by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday at Mobile India Congress show in New Delhi. The event will see the three major telecom service providers in India – Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Airtel – showcase technology demos to demonstrate the potential of 5G technology in India. Degree. In related news, it was announced on Friday that Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi has become a 5G ready airport in the country.
Reliance Jio, Airtel, Becauseand Adani Group are the four main participants in the 5G spectrum auction in India. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) received a bid of Rs. 1.50 lakh crore in this auction.
The first stage 5G rollout in India will take place in 13 major cities – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune.
Reliance Jio reported aims for the fastest 5G rollout in the world. The company has revealed that it plans to provide 5G coverage across India by the end of 2023. Similarly, Airtel target to provide full India coverage by 2024. Meanwhile, Vi will roll out 5G on a base factors such as use cases, customer needs, competition and more. The company also plans to increase the tax rate of its network packages in the near future.
Recently report claims that Indian consumers are willing to pay a premium of up to 45% for a 5G upgrade. The country is said to have over 100 million users with 5G-enabled smartphones.
5G technology is expected about 10 times faster than current 4G connections. Its low latency rate has the potential to benefit the mining, warehousing, telemedicine, and manufacturing sectors, among many others.
It is also speak highly reliable and energy efficient, can be ideal for virtual/augmented reality use in education and skills development. 5G connectivity is supposed to bring high-quality video services at high speeds. The technology could be used in real-time monitoring of disasters and also in drone farming.