Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at a function at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on 1st October.
5G technology will provide seamless coverage, high data rates, low latency and highly reliable communication, It will also increase energy efficiency, spectrum efficiency & network efficiency.
PM Modi said that the launch of 5G services is a gift from the telecom industry to 130 crore Indians and a step towards a new era, and also the beginning of endless opportunities.
The direct contribution of 5G to the Indian economy is estimated to be $450 billion over the next 15 years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also inspected an exhibition at Pragati Maidan. He also announced the opening of the 6th edition of the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC), which is being held on October 4 with the theme of New Digital Universe.