More than 100 million 5G-supporting smartphone users in the country want to upgrade to the 5G network. Many of these users are ready to pay up to 45 percent higher tariff for this. 5G network is starting in India from next month, the world’s largest smartphone market after China.
One made by Ericsson survey It has been learned that after the launch of this high-speed network, the Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) of telecom companies can increase rapidly. About 36 percent of the users surveyed said that they would choose the best service provider for this network. Nearly 60 percent of users with 5G-enabled smartphones said they expect innovative applications to come with the network. This survey was done by Ericsson ConsumerLab in the second quarter of this year. In this, about 300 million smartphone users have been included in the cities of the country.
The number of users intending to upgrade to 5G in cities is more than twice that of countries such as the US and UK where the network has already been launched. The central government has Network The target has been set to reach the entire country within two years. The government last month issued spectrum allocation letters to telcos asking them to prepare for launching 5G services. Reliance Jio has announced the launch of high-speed 5G telecom services in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai next month. The company will extend this network to every city and town in the country by the end of next year.
Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has said that preparations are being made to start 5G services in the country next month. This is the fifth generation mobile network which can transmit data at very high speed. 5G services are likely to be about 10 times faster than 4G. The telecom department had received bids worth around Rs 1.50 lakh crore in the recently held spectrum auction. The department was initially expected to get revenue of Rs 80,000-90,000 crore from this.