PM Modi to launch 5G service in India at a telecom event today

The center has set a target of 80% of 5G coverage in the country in a short period of time.

New Delhi:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 5G services in India today in several cities. The service is expected to gradually roll out nationwide over the next few years.

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  1. The Prime Minister will launch the much-awaited service at the 6th edition of Mobile India Congress 2022 which will be held from October 1 to 4, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

  2. The Indian Mobile Congress (IMC), which claims to be the largest telecom, media and technology forum in Asia, is jointly organized by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the Association of Mobile Operators. of India (COAI).

  3. In addition to powering ultra-low-latency connections, allowing full-length high-quality video or movies to be downloaded to mobile devices in seconds (even in crowded areas) , 5G can enable solutions like e-health, connected vehicles, and more -augmented reality and hyper-diverse experiences, life-saving use cases and power gaming advanced mobile cloud computing, among others.

  4. “5G can open up new economic opportunities and social benefits, giving it the potential to be a transformational engine for Indian society. It will help the country overcome traditional barriers to entry. development, fostering innovation of startups and business enterprises as well as promoting ‘Digital An official statement stating India’s vision.

  5. India’s largest ever telecom spectrum auction held recently received a record number of bids of Rs 1.5 lakh, with Mukesh Ambani’s Jio attracting almost half of the total wave count. sold at an asking price of Rs 88,078.

  6. Earlier, Minister of Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw said that the government has set a target of covering 80% of 5G telecommunications services in the country in a short period of time.

  7. Speaking before an industry event in the nation’s capital recently, Mr. Vaishnaw said, “the journey of 5G will be exciting, noting that many countries have taken years to achieve coverage from 40 % to 50%. But we are targeting very aggressive time frame and the Government has given a target of 80% in a short time frame, and we should definitely cover at least 80% in one frame very short time.”

  8. Experts say 5G technology will bring great benefits to India. It is likely to benefit the Indian economy by around Rs 36.4 trillion ($455 billion) between 2023 and 2040, a recent report by a global industry body representing the estimated mobile network operators.

  9. The GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications) report says that 5G will account for more than a third of all connections in India by 2030, with the share of 2G and 3G falling below 10%. adoption (79%) indicates that the subscriber base is ready to transition to 5G.

  10. The report also estimates which sectors will see how much benefit from 5G technology – manufacturing (accounting for 20% of total benefits), retail (12%) and agriculture (11%). , which claims to be the largest telecom, media and technology forum in Asia, is jointly organized by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the Mobile Network Operators Association of India (COAI).


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