The 5G network in the country has crossed two lakh mobile sites. With the launch of a 5G site in Uttarakhand’s Gangotri on Wednesday, the number of these sites across the country has crossed two lakh. This network was launched last year. Since then it has expanded rapidly.
Communications and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami in Gangotri 5G Site inaugurated. Ashwini said, “A 5G site is being activated in the country almost every minute. It is a matter of pride for us that the figure of two lakh sites has been completed in Chardham. The Prime Minister has said that India stands with the world in 5G. Will be and will be a leader in 6G.” He said that those days are gone when there were agreements regarding transfer of technology. India has now become an exporter of technology.
One lakh 5G sites were installed within five months after the launch of the 5G network in October last year. The next one lakh sites have been made operational within three months. Dhami said, “The devotees of Chardham have received a gift in the form of a 5G site. Mobile connectivity will now be available in our border areas as well. The target we had set for high-speed connectivity in the hilly region of Uttarakhand has been fulfilled.” Has gone.” He said that with the commencement of this high-speed service, relief and rescue operations would be easier in the event of a disaster. Along with this, Ashwin and Dhami dedicated the optical fiber connectivity of Chardham in Uttarakhand to the nation.
Bharti Airtel, one of the big telecom companies, is expected to reach all cities and important rural areas of its 5G services this year. The company estimates an investment of around Rs 28,500 crore in the network. Recently, Gopal Vittal, Managing Director of Bharti Airtel said that company The decision of not to bid for the premium 700 MHz band and opting for a non-standalone 5G network is helping in better coverage at a lower cost. He said that the company has stopped increasing the capacity in 4G network because up to 30 percent traffic is being offloaded in the areas where 5G network has been launched.
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