New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 5G telephony services in India today at an event organised at Pragati Maidan in the national capital.
5G is the next generation of mobile communication networks, which is supposed to offer much faster speeds and wider use cases than 4G. It is believed that the rollout of 5G will accelerate the adoption of cloud gaming, AR/VR technology, Internet of Things, etc. 5G also has several enterprise use cases.
The ultra-high speed internet service is expected to result in new economic opportunities, societal benefits as well as serve as a transformational force for the nation. The cumulative impact of 5G is estimated to reach $450 billion by 2035.
All you need to know about the 5G services in India:
5G will offer speeds that are multiple times faster than 4G, as well as support lag-free connectivity. It will enable billions of connected devices to share data in real-time.
It will allow ultra-low latency connections allowing downloading of full-length and high-quality videos or movies within seconds – even in crowded areas.
5G is expected to enable solutions for e-health, mobile cloud gaming, connected vehicles, immersive augmented reality and metaverse experiences.
The high-speed internet service is expected to spur innovations by startups and business enterprises, and further the ‘Digital India’ vision.
It is expected to facilitate IoT (Internet of Things), M2M (Machine-to-Machine communication), AI (Artificial Intelligence), Edge Computing, and robotics.