5G Services Launch: During the holy festival of Navratri 2022, 5G mobile services are going to be launched in the country on October 1, 2022. Prime minister Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) will launch 5G mobile services on October 1. 5G mobile services will be launched in big cities from the month of October, later the service will be expanded to all small and big cities. According to the website of the Department of Telecommunications, India Mobile is going to launch this service during the three-day conference of Congress.
Telecom companies that got spectrum in 5G spectrum auction have paid the first installment of spectrum to the government. Bharti Airtel has made a payment of Rs 8,312.4 crore for the spectrum it acquired in the 5G auction. Reliance Jio has given the first installment of Rs 7864 crore. Spectrum has been allotted to all telecom companies after paying Rs 17,876 crore to them. As soon as the telecom companies paid the government for the spectrum bid, the government had also allocated spectrum.
Earlier, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnav had said that in the next two to three years, 5G services will be available in every corner of the country. He said that it is our endeavor to roll out 5G mobile services as soon as possible. Telecom companies are working in this direction and installation work is being done. He assured that the government will make every effort to ensure that 5G mobile service remains affordable.
In the 45th AGM of Reliance Industries, Chairman Mukesh Ambani had said that Reliance Jio will launch 5G services in the country by Diwali. He said that first 5G service will be started from four metro cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. After this, 5G service will be available in every corner of the country by the end of 2023.