5G telecom services in India are all expected to roll out in the coming months. Ahead of the launch, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that the country was also gearing up to introduce 6G services by the end of this decade. PM Modi made the announcement during the Grand Final of the Smart India Hackathon 2022. Earlier today, Union Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw hinted that 5G services could be rolled out by October 12. It was previously speculated that it would launch by September 29.
The Prime Minister attended the Grand Final of the Smart India Hackathon 2022 via video conference. In his address, the Prime Minister said: “We are preparing to launch 6G by the end of this decade. The government promotes Indian solutions in games and entertainment.
Earlier today, Union Minister Vaishnaw announced the possible date for the rollout of 5G services. He assured that the services will reach all major cities and key rural areas within the next two to three years. The government also says 5G services would be affordable and accessible.
Meanwhile, telecommunications services have already started informing their customers about the rollout of 5G services. Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio, Adani Data Networks and Vodafone Idea emerged as the highest bidders for 5G services in the recently concluded spectrum auction.
According to PTI, Vaishnaw said that all the steps required for the very rapid rollout of 5G are progressing very nicely and systematically.
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