Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the much-awaited 5G services at the 6th Edition of India Mobile Congress 2022, to be held from October 1-4, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
Later, PM Modi inspected the exhibition and saw one use case each to see the potential of the 5G technology in India.
The 5G telecom services seek to provide seamless coverage, high data rate, low latency and highly reliable communications system. Also it will increase energy efficiency, spectrum efficiency and network efficiency.
#WATCH | PM Modi inspects an exhibition at Pragati Maidan where he will inaugurate the sixth edition of the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) and launch 5G services shortly.— ANI (@ANI) October 1, 2022
Chairman of Reliance Jio, Akash Ambani briefs the PM on the shortly-to-be-launched 5G services.
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#5G is much more than the next generation of connectivity technology. To my mind,it's foundational technology that unlocks full potential of other 21st century technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Internet of things, Robotics, Blockchain & Metaverse: Mukesh Ambani, in Delhi pic.twitter.com/0TWstYctRV— ANI (@ANI) October 1, 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday experienced several 5G use cases first-hand here, along with driving a car remotely and enjoying augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) via wearable devices.
Inaugurating the four-day India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2022 at Pragati Maidan in the national capital, Modi visited several 5G pavilions and encouraged domestic startups to build 5G use cases.
Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects an exhibition at Pragati Maidan.— ANI (@ANI) October 1, 2022
He will inaugurate the sixth edition of the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) and launch 5G services shortly. pic.twitter.com/5WKmlPIu5K
At Swedish telecommunication giant Ericsson's booth, Modi drove a car in Sweden via a 5G-enabled solution.
Very proud of what we've demonstrated. To COAI (Cellular Operators Assn of India) & DoT (Dept of Telecom), I can say we're ready to take leadership&Indian Mobile Congress should now become Asian Mobile Congress & Global Mobile Congress: Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani pic.twitter.com/OooEn0dLvJ— ANI (@ANI) October 1, 2022
He also visited a booth of a consortium of nearly 100 domestic startups working towards developing 5G solutions to solve India's real-time problems across health care, education, disaster management etc.
At the Jio Pavilion, Modi witnessed the true 5G devices displayed at the pavilion and experienced the use cases through Jio Glass.
The Prime Minister also spent time understanding the indigenous development of end-to-end 5G technology by a team of Jio engineers, and how 5G can help bridge the gap between urban and rural healthcare delivery.
Today, PM Modi is launching #5GServices in India. In the history of telecom, today would be recorded in golden letters. Telecom is the gateway, the foundation of Digital India. It is the mode to bring digital services to every person: Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, in Delhi pic.twitter.com/EirgT6T0vO— ANI (@ANI) October 1, 2022
According to Modi, the country's wait for the 5G technology is over and the benefits of 'Digital India' will reach every village soon.
After a successful 5G spectrum auction, the country is likely to witness the roll out of the much awaited high speed 5G mobile services around Diwali.