After the adoption of 2G, 3G, and 4G, the Indian government is geared up to take the earliest call, which is the new 5G wireless standard. It should be commercially available by 2020 in the Indian market. But JIO 5G is happening in a much earlier timeline —this January 2019. Moreover, Union Minister of Electronics and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad said: “World over governments in China, UK and others are pumping money in 5G, and we can’t miss that boat,”
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JIO 5G Characteristics
- 5G is the fifth generation of wireless networks which will offer higher speed mobile broadband for its end customers.
- It is capable of delivering speeds of over one gigabyte per second and support several devices at once. This is a huge development in this field.
- Meanwhile, it will harness all electrical, electronic devices and household appliances with internet in the near future.
Reliance Jio: Double Thumbs up
Apart from the Government Agencies, private stakeholders such as the freshest and leading telecom service providers will take part in this evolution. Reliance Jio is partnering with Tata Teleservices, Tejas Networks, and some start-ups are keen to lend their manpower and equipment for 5G commencement.
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The research team has already filed 100 patents regarding 5G Project. Of these, 10 patents were granted presently. Additionally, according to added Kiran Kuchi, Professor of IIT, Hyderabad, the fact that we are trying to take so many patents into the global 5G standards, will benefit the Indian industry hugely.
Moreover, the research team will also mutually develop advanced simulators and IP which will be contributing to 5G standardization. The Union minister said that “The idea behind the ongoing project is to generate new indigenous IP, which can afford some incredible bargaining power to India.”
“One-fifth of the cost of telecom equipment is the royalty paid to the patent holder so that we can achieve cost efficiency by setting our individual IP.” he added.
Demand over 5G
As 5G is going to roll out across the world, many competitors from telecom service providers have joined in. Companies such as Ericsson, Orange, and Verizon have shown interest. While tech players like Google and Samsung have already made strides towards 5G trials.
Manoj Sinha, Our telecom minister, and a great delegate assured that we will not miss the 5G bus. Hopefully, to meet all the business needs of our great research. Meanwhile, our government is ready to set up a test-bed to launch 5G trials and is open to allocating spectrum for research and development of upcoming technologies.
Jio 5G: Roadmap
However, Jio 5G is a bizarre novice for the telecom sector. And hope it will gratify all demands by its high-quality features and outdone performance. All for both end-users and service providers in future.
Moreover, India will prepare the roadmap for 5G by June, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said. Jio 5G will support India’s massive digitization and digitalization, she added.
This is all you need to know about Jio 5G which is all set to launch in India in the near future. With the launch of Jio 5G, we might notice many developments in other fields simultaneously. Also, it will be a revolutionary step in the teleservice world.
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