Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching 5G services in India at the India Mobile Congress, according to the National Broadband Mission.
Services will debut during the 4-day event, convening major telcos and ecosystem stakeholders as they discuss 5G plans and use cases. Leading telecom companies, including Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, will be sharing 5G deployment plans then.
This announcement comes a month after Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw informed all telcos to prepare for an impending 5G rollout. The government of India targets at least 80% 5G coverage in a short timeframe.
The India Mobile Congress is jointly organized by the Department of Telecommunications and Cellular Operators Association of India. Through meaningful dialogue, India Mobile Congress 2022 will focus on the evolution path of existing technology and what it holds for businesses and individuals in the future.