×
E-PAPER ▾

E-paper

Business

Govt expects to finalise 5G service roadmap by Jun

| | New Delhi

The Department of Telecom expects to finalise a roadmap for 5G services by June this year, a top official said.

“By June this year, I hope we will be able to unveil India's 5G roadmap,” Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said at an Assocham event on Friday.

 Globally, standards around 5G are expected to be finalised this year. The telecom ministry has set up a high-level committee to work on 5G roadmap so that India gets access to the next generation technology when it is available for commercial roll-out globally.

 “In the 5G we are looking to do lot of pilots. So when 5G hits India will be at leading edge of technology as well as used cases,” Sundararajan said.

  She said that the DoT is in the process of framing new numbering scheme for SIMs that will be used for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications..The 5G services is consider to focus more around M2M services like use sensors in cars and other vehicles to prevent accident, smart homes and smart cities etc.

 “Just as last 18-24 months have been period of rapid and radical changes. In the next 12 months we will see large number of these capabilities being built in India. In the coming months we will begin to see actual roll out of M2M,”Sundararajan said. 

 
 
 
 
 

TOP STORIES

Sunday Edition

View All

‘Assault’ on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

Read More

STATE EDITIONS

View All

UTC to use 180 buses to ferry Yoga participants

21 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC) would use 180 buses of its fleet on Dehradun and Haridwar routes to ferry the Yoga participants from Haridwar and also to take them back after the International Yoga Day show at Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun is over. Divisional manager (Operational) UTC Dehradun, Pawan Mehra while talking to The pioneer said on Wednesday that around 280 busses operate from Dehradun depot...

Read More

Page generated in 0.2823 seconds.