Telecom operators in India, which include Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel, will soon start rolling out their 5G services in India. Now, word is that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 5G services in India at the India Mobile Congress on October 1, 2022.
“Taking India’s digital transformation and connectivity to new heights, Hon’ble PM, @narendramodi, will launch 5G services in India; at India Mobile Congress; Asia’s largest technology exhibition,” the National Broadband Mission wrote in a tweet that has now been deleted.
However, the official website of the India Mobile Congress (IMC) reveals that PM Modi will inaugurate the annual event, jointly organized by the Department of Telecommunications, the Ministry of Communications and the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), and launch is done. 5G services in India from October 1
“It gives us great pleasure to announce the inauguration of “India Mobile Congress 2022” by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi. “Watching the biggest technology event of AISA,” IMC wrote in a tweet from its official Twitter handle. Join us at Pragati Maidan on 01 – 04, 2022.”
— India Mobile Congress (@exploreIMC) 23 September 2022
The roll out of 5G services in India is expected to start soon after PM Modi officially launched the service in India.
Jio 5G services in India
It is worth noting that Reliance Industries’ telecom company Jio has already shared the roll out schedule for its 5G services in India. At RIL’s Annual General Meeting, the company’s chairman Mukesh Ambani said that Jio will start rolling out its 5G services in India from this Diwali i.e. October 24.
The company said that its 5G services will be available in metro cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, at launch on October 24. After the official launch, the telecom operator will expand its standalone 5G network to other cities. and towns to provide pan-India coverage by December 2023 in phases.
airtel 5g services in india
Airtel, on the other hand, has confirmed that it will launch its 5G services in India by the end of this month. “We expect to launch our 5G services within a month. We should get coverage in major metros by December. After that we will rapidly expand to cover the entire country,” Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal wrote in a note earlier this month.
The company plans to provide its 5G services in India in urban parts of the country by December 2023 and pan-India coverage by March 2024.
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