Both Reliance Jio and Airtel has pledge to launch 5G services by second half of 2021 in India. Before we see both companies conduct field trials it is only a matter of time. Both companies are likely to start the field level 5G trials in India in coming 2-3 months. According to Economic Times, The DoT (Department of Telecommunications) is soon likely to begin with 5G trials in India as told to the Parliamentary Committee on IT.
5G trials to start soon:
The DoT officially told the IT Committee about the sixteen applications that have been submit for 5G trials. The committee is too keen on continuing, and also ask the DoT why not start the trials earlier? It also raise concern that the 5G spectrum was not actually distribute to service providers yet. Also Read: Qualcomm Snapdragon X65 world’s first 10Gbps 5G modem
This time, the distribution of 5G spectrum should be relatively less convoluted, as there are just a few operators in the mix. However, due to dynamic spectrum allocation, network suppliers can use some of their current 4G bands for 5G services. Therefore, this time hopefully, the spectrum acquisition process should be much smoother. Also Read: Qualcomm Snapdragon X65 world’s first 10Gbps 5G modem
5G is considerably essential for the industries first and then the general public. In the development of the 5G ecosystem, 5G trials are require in various sectors, including FinTech, education, health care, agriculture, and public safety. The 5G ecosystem can be severely affect by the delay of the trials and hence its availability to us Indians.
5G coming soon in India:
As 5G trials are launched in India, 5G networks will not be used right away. Therefore, The availability of 5G for general public will still take some additional time. Earlier, Airtel announce that it is now ready for 5G in India. The company demonstrated live 5G services via Hyderabad’s commercial network. Jio has joined the 5G infrastructure in the country with Qualcomm.
For Info, DoT recently advertised invitations for spectrum auctions for 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, and 2500 MHz bands. The final date of submission was February 5, after which the auctions will start on March 1. Major telecom operators such as Airtel, Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea-Vi, and even BSNL are likely to participate in the auctions.
The next-generation 5G network has been rolled out in several countries. However, for the fully commercial roll out in India will take lots of time. Therefore, we suggest you to sit back and wait for the 5G network to come in your locality. Also Read: Can Apple Watch discover Covid-19 symptoms?