TechnologyIndia Set Targets to Launch 6G by 2030

India Set Targets to Launch 6G by 2030

-

- Advertisment -spot_img
FLASH SALES

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly set a target to launch 6G in the country by 2030, stating his government was keen to get a jump on the technology and avoid mistakes of the past.

Speaking at a Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) event which was covered by Business Standard, Modi revealed a task force had already started work on 6G, ahead of a launch in around eight years’ time.

Modi’s target is roughly in line with other major nations and continents, with the technology widely expected to come to market in 2030.

FREE DELIVERY

Before that, India still needs to pull the trigger on 5G and Modi confirmed the country’s operators were working on a launch in the next few months.

Read AlsoRider-Trader Clash: Four killed, Dei-Dei Market Shut Down

The Prime Minister estimated 5G rollout would add around $450 billion to the Indian economy, with the technology “not just increasing internet speed but also the pace of development and creating jobs”.

Modi predicted the launch would further boost growth in agriculture, health, education, infrastructure and logistics.

In his address, Modi also reportedly hit out at the country’s previous government, which oversaw the launch of 2G, stating this era of mobile technology in India was symbolic of “policy paralysis and corruption”.

Read AlsoGoogle Reopens $4m Fund for Startups in Africa

Talking up his government’s achievements in the sector, he added India had moved transparently from 4G to 5G and mobile manufacturing units had expanded from two to more than 200, making it the biggest hub in the world.

He also hailed low data prices in the country, maintaining healthy competition.

newswebbs
newswebbshttps://newswebbs.com
New Webbs is an independent online news platform launched with the aim of connecting the world with the latest news on the web.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

AfDB Says Rising Cost Of Living Could Lead To Social Unrest In Nigeria, Others

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that the escalating prices of fuel and other essential commodities might provoke...

Ibadan Residents Protest Over Economic Hardship

Ibadan, Nigeria - Following high cost of living, food inflation and current economic hardship in the country, the residents...

NGO Relieves Widows With Cash, Food Items In FCT

Abuja, Nigeria -  In a bid to alleviate the current economic challenges in the country, the Touch Me Foundation...

Customs Intercepted 15 Trucks Of Smuggled Foods In Sokoto

Sokoto, Nigeria - The Nigeria Customs Service, on Sunday, said that it intercepted 15 trailers that were fully loaded...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

South Africa, Cote d’Ivoire, Other Embassies Owing $5.3M Ground Rents In Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria - Foreign embassies and high commissions owed ground rents of $5,368,218 million in 2023, disclosed the Federal...

natnudO Foods, FUNAAB Partner For Entrepreneurial Poultry Project

Abeokuta, Nigeria - Fueled by a shared vision of nurturing future agricultural leaders and boosting Nigeria's food security, natnudO...

Must read

South Africa, Cote d’Ivoire, Other Embassies Owing $5.3M Ground Rents In Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria - Foreign embassies and high commissions owed...

For Every $1 Gains From Tobacco, Country Spends $3 On Healthcare

Lagos, Nigeria - The Federal Government has stated that...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you