Out of India’s three biggest telecom companies, only two offer 5G services to their customers. These are Jio and Airtel. While Jios’True 5G network is a standalone (SA), Airtel uses a non-standalone (NSA) that leverages the current 4G infrastructure.
The Indian government believes that locally designed and developed 5G gear, including core and radio network components, could be commercially available by March 2023.
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) are comfortable with network slicing. Hence, Airtel and Jio, who have already rolled out 5G networks, will be able to offer 5G network slicing services in the foreseeable future.
In order to accommodate Jio 5G, OnePlus has begun pushing out a software upgrade for its OnePlus 10-series handsets. The updates are country-specific to India and are available for the OnePlus 10 Pro, OnePlus 10T, and OnePlus 10R. Only certain
As per Ookla, a global leader in network intelligence, Jio in Delhi was able to deliver a median download speed of 598.58 Mbps speed, which is almost 600 Mbps.
Reliance Jio is likely going to launch an affordable 5G smartphone to prepare the Indian market to consume its 5G services. The 5G smartphone from Jio might cost less than Rs 12,000 in India.
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) plans to auction 5,500 MHz of 5G spectrum in the millimeter wave (37.0–42.5 GHz) band, valued at over Rs 35,000 crore. The spectrum can potentially be used for private networks in addition to mobile and satellite services.
Jio gets ready to roll-out 5G Network across India in all 22 circles by acquiring spectrum in 700MHz, 800MHz, 1800MHz, 3300MHz and 26GHz bands
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