Minister of State for Telecom Devusinh Chouhan said on Monday that 5G services can start in the country in about a month. He said that India can deploy indigenously developed and manufactured 5G telecom gear for 5G services by the end of this year.
5G services can start in the country in about a month.
Minister of State for Telecom Devusinh Chauhan said on Monday that in the country 5G Services can start in about a month. Chouhan expressed this hope while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the International Telecommunication Union’s Regional Standardization Forum (RSF) for the Asia and Oceania region. He said that India can deploy indigenously developed and manufactured 5G telecom gear for 5G services by the end of this year.
Work in progress towards 6G: Minister of State for Telecom
The Minister of State for Telecom has said that 5G mobile services will start in the country in about a month, which will have a positive impact on the development of all sectors. A 6G Technology Innovation Group has also been set up, which is working towards the development of indigenous 6G stack.
Chouhan said that the government is promoting indigenously designed, developed and manufactured advanced telecom technology, and this has led to a strong domestic 5G mobile communication ecosystem in India today. The minister said that they have developed a completely indigenous 5G test bed, which will facilitate testing of 5G network elements. He further said that to implement 5G network in India, we are likely to have indigenously developed and manufactured 5G stack ready by the end of the year.
Growth in telecom sector due to government policies: Minister of State for Telecom
The minister said that the growth in the Indian telecom market is due to the market friendly policies of the Modi government. Chouhan said that he has initiated several structural and procedural reforms in the telecom sector. These reforms have created a very positive and forward looking environment for the telecom industry. He said that as a result of this, bids of US $ 20 billion (Rs 1.5 lakh crore) have been received in the recent 5G spectrum auction in India.
Chouhan said Indian engineers have developed a set of 5G standards that will facilitate the spread of 5G networks in rural areas. Let us tell you that 5G service will not be available in the whole country simultaneously because wherever testing has been done, this service will start there. This list contains the names of 13 major cities of the country. Tariffs etc. will also be announced after that.
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