Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launches the 5G telephonic services, ushering in an era of ultra-high-speed internet on mobile phones.
Leading telecom operators demonstrated use case for technology, connecting school from Ahmedabad via video interaction.
After inaugurating the exhibition at Pragati Maidan here, he went around pavilions set up by different telecom operators and technology providers to get a first-hand experience of what 5G can do.
The cumulative economic impact of 5G on India is estimated to reach $450 billion by 2035.
Capable of supporting ultra-high-speed internet, the fifth generation or 5G service is expected to unleash new economic opportunities and societal benefits, serving as a transformational force for Indian society.
“With 5G India will take longer and faster strides towards Sabka Digital Saath and Sabka Digital Vikas. India may have started a little late, but we will finish first by rolling out 5G services across the length and breadth of India,” Mr. Ambani says adding that focus will be on quality and affordability.
He announced that his telcom firm Reliance Jio will launch 5G services across the country by December 2023.