India will formally introduce 5G services on October 1. According to a tweet issued by the National Broadband Mission on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will declare the opening of India’s 5G network during the Indian Mobile Congress. IMC 2022 is Asia’s largest technology exhibition. Jio announced at its AGM 2022 in August that it would offer 5G services in select Indian cities prior to Diwali, therefore the 5G rollout in India was expected to begin in October. Follow hitsbuddy for news updates.
Reliance Jio announced the availability of its standalone 5G service, implying that the telecommunications firm will deliver the 5G network utilising dedicated infrastructure rather than existing 4G towers. Airtel is expected to launch its 5G services around the same time as Jio, however Vodafone Idea’s 5G launch remains unknown. On October 1, India will launch 5G services during the India Mobile Congress.
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Prime Minister Modi will be present at IMC 2022 to introduce 5G services, although it is unknown whether users will be able to enjoy 5G speeds as early as October 1. Jio is creating a separate 5G network, thus customers will likely need to obtain a 5G SIM card in order to access the next-generation mobile network. India will launch 5G services during the India Mobile Congress.
According to a recent report from ET, Jio and Airtel will introduce 5G services in India at prices close to those of present 4G plans. Analysts believe that doing so would promote the widespread adoption of 5G throughout the nation. To know whether this is true, we must wait. “5G operators are unlikely to initially charge a premium over 4G charges, as their immediate objective is to promote 5G adoption, get more customers to experience faster speeds, consume more data, and ultimately boost ARPU,” said Rohan Dhamija, head of Analysys Mason’s India office.