PM Modi addresses the need of 5G in India as he introduces 5G services at IMC 2022, it will initially be accessible in 13 major cities.




Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 1 announced the launch of 5G telephonic services at the India mobile congress in New Delhi

Telecom minister Ashwini Vishnaw and industry leaders Mukesh Ambani of Reliance, Sunil Bharti Mittal of Bharti Airtel and Kumar Mangalam Birla of Vodafone Idea were present at the launch event in New Delhi.

After inaugurating the exhibition at Pragati Maidan, he went around pavilions set up by different telecom operators and technology providers to get a first-hand experience of what 5G can do.

5G Telecom services will aim to provide seamless coverage, high rate data, low latency and a highly reliable communication system as compared to 4G which will vastly impact and improve various sectors including online education, healthcare, and disaster management.

Customers will be able to view 4K videos on their smartphones thanks to 5G. It will also make it possible to use AR/VR, mobile gaming apps, as well as a variety of other immersive activities and new applications.

5G next generation services will directly or indirectly impact the production and distribution of goods while bringing the logistics cost to 5% from 13-14% at present. Customers will be able to view 4K videos on their smartphones thanks to 5G. It will also make it possible to use AR/VR, mobile gaming apps, as well as a variety of other immersive activities and new applications.

It will have a big impact on the safety and surveillance sector as well.

Mukesh Ambani in the event announced that Reliance Jio’s 5G services will be provided in the selected cities initially however it will be available pan India by December 2023.

Sunil mittal said “Bharti Airtel will begin rolling out 5G services in India today and will offer them throughout the country by March 2024”. He also praised Mr Ambani, saying, “Mukesh gave 4G speed, and we had to run.”

For now 5G will be available in a few cities across the country, these include Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh , Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar , Guru gram, Hyderabad , Jamnagar, Kolkata Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune.

The cumulative economic impact of 5G on India is estimated to reach $450 billion by 2035.