Friday, February 23, 2024
-Advertisement-
Reimagining Public Sector Analytics
Reimagining Public Sector Analytics
HomeNewsTelecom‘5G rollout in India still far from reality’

‘5G rollout in India still far from reality’

Follow Tech Observer on Google News
Google News

In a major setback to the ongoing preparations to test the possibility of 5G rollout in India, the Parliamentary Panel on IT in a recent report has asserted that India is currently unprepared for rolling out the latest 5G telecom services. The report has blamed the government's lack of clarity over the past sometimes that may derail its launch in India.

The report comes after telecom major Airtel launched a pilot for 5G services in Hyderabad on a commercial network using its liberalized 1800MHz spectrum through Non-Standalone (NSA) network technology.

The Union government is looking to rake in revenue to the tune of Rs 54,000 crore ($7.4 billion) from the telecom sector in FY22, this, however, does not include proceeds from a 5G spectrum auction.

According to the IT Panel headed by MP , “sufficient preparatory work has not been undertaken for the launching of 5G services in India. As such, India has not moved beyond the modest beginning stage as compared to other countries in the world.”

The 5G trials are likely to be launched in metro cities soon followed by other parts of the country. The report, meanwhile, has also not ruled out a delay in the rollout of 5G technology in India citing previous experiences of the rollout of mobile network technologies including , , and .

The report further said the network technology may be expected towards the end of 2021 or early 2022, and even then the deployment would be partial.

Get the day's headlines from Tech Observer straight in your inbox

By subscribing you agree to our Privacy Policy, T&C and consent to receive newsletters and other important communications.
Tech Observer Desk
Tech Observer Desk
Tech Observer Desk at TechObserver.in is a team of technology reporters led by a senior editor who brings latest updates and developments from the world of technology.
- Advertisement -
Reimagining Public Sector Analytics
Reimagining Public Sector Analytics
- Advertisement -Veeam
- Advertisement -Reimagining Public Sector Analytics
- Advertisement -ESDS SAP Hana

Subscribe to our Newsletter

83000+ Industry Leaders read it everyday

By subscribing you agree to our Privacy Policy, T&C and consent to receive newsletters and other important communications.
- Advertisement -

HFCL to establish Rs 144 crore optical fiber cable plant in Poland

For this purpose, HFCL will create a new stepdown subsidiary under HFCL B.V., its wholly-owned subsidiary in the Netherlands.

RELATED ARTICLES