When is 5G Network Coming to India
Experts of the telecom industry say that 5G network can be installed in India in three months, but it will be in limited areas only. He said that optical fiber based framework is not ready yet to support this technology. Nokia India chief marketing and corporate affairs Amit Marwah said that India would have to take a decision on the 5G services network, otherwise it would miss out on taking advantage of the next generation technology. Marwah said, ‘If we do not start 5G soon, we will probably miss it.
There is no sales channel to make money for 5G operators. This is the need of the hour for the creation of new economic value in the country and the world. ”Telecom Export Promotion Council Chairman Sandeep Aggarwal stressed that 5G should use locally manufactured equipment. He said that India should have control over it for security purposes.
Arvind Bali of the Telecom Sector Skills Council said that the country cannot create the entire technology itself. He will need to seek the support of others. He said that the production based incentive (PLI) scheme is a step in the right direction with a view to making India self-reliant and creating employment opportunities.
Airtel and Qualcomm join hands for 5G
Last month, two big tech companies have joined hands to provide 5G service soon. Bharti Airtel has partnered with Qualcomm Technologies to accelerate 5G services in India. The company gave this information in an information sent to market regulators.
Airtel and Qualcomm will also work jointly to develop a 5G fixed wireless access network. After this the home internet network will be upgraded. It will upgrade the existing broadband infrastructure to offer a gigabit class home Wi-Fi network. It is believed that through fast internet at home, Airtel will beat other telecom companies. This service will help in upgrading last mile internet connectivity services in remote areas on the new 5G network.
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