PM Modi launches 5G services in India

PM Modi launches 5G services at the India Mobile Congress 2022. 5G services will be available in 13 Indian cities after Diwali

PM modi launches 5G services

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the much-awaited 5G services at the 6th Edition of India Mobile Congress 2022, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

“Launch of 5G is a gift from the telecom industry to 130 crore Indians. It is a step towards the new era in the country, is the beginning of infinite opportunities,” said PM Modi in his speech post 5G launch.

According to Modi, the country’s wait for the 5G technology is over and the benefits of ‘Digital India’ will reach every village soon.

After a successful 5G spectrum auction, the country is likely to witness the roll out of the much awaited high speed 5G mobile services around Diwali in 13 Indian cities.

Later, PM Modi inspected the exhibition and saw one use case each to see the potential of the 5G technology in India.

The 5G services seek to provide seamless coverage, high data rate, low latency and highly reliable communications system. Also it will increase energy efficiency, spectrum efficiency and network efficiency.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday experienced several 5G use cases first-hand here, along with driving a car remotely and enjoying augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) via wearable devices.

Inaugurating the four-day India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2022 at Pragati Maidan in the national capital, Modi visited several 5G pavilions and encouraged domestic startups to build 5G use cases.

At Swedish telecommunication giant Ericsson’s booth, Modi drove a car in Sweden via a 5G-enabled solution.

He also visited a booth of a consortium of nearly 100 domestic startups working towards developing 5G solutions to solve India’s real-time problems across health care, education, disaster management etc.

At the Jio Pavilion, Modi witnessed the true 5G devices displayed at the pavilion and experienced the use cases through Jio Glass.

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The Prime Minister also spent time understanding the indigenous development of end-to-end 5G technology by a team of Jio engineers, and how 5G can help bridge the gap between urban and rural healthcare delivery.

India Mobile Congress (IMC), which claims to be the largest telecom, media, and technology forum in Asia, is jointly organised by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).