India 5G launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will officially announced the launch of 5G in select cities starting today.

The launch took place at the India Mobile Congress in Delhi.

Airtel has confirmed that it will roll out 5G in eight cities starting today. Jio will bring 5G to select cities first, and plans to cover the entire country by 2023.

Keep in mind that in the first phase 5G will launch in thirteen cities first.

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 cumulative economic impact of 5G on India is estimated to reach $450 billion by 2035.

"India will lead the Industry 4.0 revolution. This is not the decade of India, but the century of India," said PM Modi.