Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the commercial rollout of 5G services in India at the India Mobile Congress 2022. Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Jamnagar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune will be among the first cities to get 5G services. A telecom company official said it would take about […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched 5G services in the country, saying it was a "historic day for 21st century India" and added that the technology will revolutionise the country's telecom sector.
Even before its introduction in Parliament, the draft Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022, replacing the colonial-era Act, has raised concerns over intrusive regulatory regime, data security and privacy. For a country that hopes to create a vibrant digital economy, formulating a law that would require every app developer on the internet to obtain a government licence […]
New Delhi: Telecom operator Bharti Airtel will start rolling out 5G services later this month as it signed requisite agreements with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung. At the recently held much-awaited spectrum auction for 5G services by the Department of Telecom, Airtel bid for and acquired 19867.8 MHZ spectrum in 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, […]
New Delhi: As the race to launch 5G services for millions of smartphone and internet users take steam, Reliance Jio may launch its 5G services on August 15. Earlier this week, Akash Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Jio Infocomm, said that they will celebrate ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ with a pan-India 5G rollout. “Jio is committed to offering […]
The imminent rollout of 5G services will give a major fillip to digital connectivity and boost new-age businesses but an unreasonably high reserve price set by the government could be a dampening factor. It seems that the Centre is driven by the impulse of revenue maximisation in the 5G airwaves auction, to be held in […]
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Telecom department’s proposal to conduct a spectrum auction through which spectrum will be assigned to the successful bidders for providing 5G services to public and enterprises. A total of 72097.85 MHz of spectrum with a validity period of 20 years will be put to auction to […]