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India will have over 150 mn 5G users by 2024, 2G count falling: Report

Nokia study projects average data usage per user per month will grow over 136 per cent by 2027

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Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
India will have more than 150 million 5G subscribers by 2024 as the numbers will jump in the second half of this year, telecom gear maker Nokia has projected.

Currently, India has more than 20 million 5G customers, according to latest estimates since the service was launched last October last year. Reliance Jio, according to sources, is already looking at having 100 million 5G customers by the end of FY24: if it manages this target, then the Nokia number of 150 million could well be surpassed. The country will also have a combined 4G and 5G subscriber base of 990

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First Published: Feb 16 2023 | 12:51 PM IST

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