Reliance-Jio announces the 5G rollout in 17 cities, across India, making the fast internet available in a total of 257 cities of India. On February 15, the company announced the rollout in Ankleshwar, Savarkundla, Bilaspur, … read-more
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PM Modi inaugurated the 6th India Mobile Congress at Pragati Maidan in Delhi, and launched officially launched 5G services on October 1. In the event, three major telecom operators demonstrated the potential of 5G services in India, in front of PM Modi. The operators also demonstrated that 5G services will help in precision drone farming, high-security routers, AI based cyber threat detection platforms, automated guided vehicles and more.
Union Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, said that India will most likely roll out 5G services by October 12. He also said that, after 5G’s roll out, it is expected to reach every part of the country within two to three years. He also said that it is significant to make 5G services affordable. The 5G roll out has been in works for years.
Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, praised Indian government's ease-of-doing business program on August 18 after Airtel received an allocation letter for specified 5G frequency bands "within hours" after completing payments. Bharti Airtel paid Rs 8,312.4 crore to Department of Telecom for 5G spectrum purchased. Sunil Mittal stated given his over 30 years of first-hand involvement with DoT, "this is a first!… read-more
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The government has sent spectrum allocation letters to telecom service providers, instructing them to prepare for the country's 5G launch. "5G update: Spectrum assignment letter issued. Requesting TSPs to prepare for 5G launch," Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister for Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology, remarked. With this spectrum allocation, India is nearing the end of the process of deploying high-speed 5G cellular… read-more
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Bharti Airtel CEO Gopal Mittal said Airtel 5G services would be available in India by August end. Exact costs of 5G plans are yet to be released. Airtel said it will begin implementing 5G network in collaboration with techgiants like Samsung, Nokia, and Ericsson. 5G services will roll out in 13 cities in first phase, including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh,… read-more
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5G services in India are likely to begin in October, according to Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. "The Indian telecom market is the most affordable in the world. I hope that trend will continue even in 5G," he stated. The Union minister also indicated that the level of radiation is ten times lower than in the United States and Europe, putting an end… read-more
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The government, on the seventh day of the 5G spectrum auction on August 1, received bids totaling more than Rs 1.5 lakh crore. On July 26, India held its first-ever auction of 5G spectrum. The auction concluded after 40 rounds of bidding over the course of seven days. The total amount of the bids received was Rs 1,50,173 crore. Reliance… read-more
The largest spectrum auction in India for 5G airwaves valued at Rs 4.3 lakh crore will take place on July 27. On day 1 of the auction, which ended on July 26, four rounds were completed, with bids for 5G airwaves surpassing Rs 1.45 lakh crore. Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw predicted the auction will likely be finished by July 27 and intends to… read-more
Union Minister for Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw said that 5G services will commence in India anytime between September and October. He then informed that four rounds of 5G auction has been concluded. He further stated that the revenue generated from the auctions so far is Rs 1,45,000 crore. Also, the auction procedures will reportedly… read-more