Modi launches 5G services at 6th India Mobile Congress
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the 6th India Mobile Congress at Pragati Maidan in Delhi and launched 5G services.
Narendra Modi with Akash Ambani. Photograph: ANI Photo
The 5G telecom services seek to provide seamless coverage, high data rate, low latency and highly reliable communications system.
The three major telecom operators of the country demonstrated one use case each in front of the prime minister to show the potential of 5G technology in India.
The various use cases that will be demonstrated in front of PM in the exhibition include precision drone-based farming; high-security routers & AI based Cyber Threat Detection platforms; Automated Guided Vehicles; Ambupod – Smart Ambulance; Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality /Mix Reality in Education and Skill Development; Sewage Monitoring System; Smart-Agri Programme; Health diagnostics, among others.5G technology will offer a wide range of benefits to the common people.
It will help in providing seamless coverage, high data rate, low latency, and highly reliable communications.
Also, it will increase energy efficiency, spectrum efficiency and network efficiency.
5G technology will help in connecting billions of Internet of Things devices, will allow higher quality video services with mobility at high speed, and delivery of critical services such as telesurgery and autonomous cars among others.
5G will help in real-time monitoring of disasters, precision agriculture, and minimising the role of humans in dangerous industrial operations such as in deep mines, offshore activities etc.
Unlike existing mobile communication networks, 5G networks will allow tailoring of requirements for each of these different use cases within the same network.
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