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Telcos will need to review 5G- specific tariffs


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Since the mega spectrum auction a year ago, India has made significant progress in the rollout of 5G telecom services. But the lack of verifiable use cases is coming in the way of fast adoption of cutting-edge technology that promises a whole new universe for enterprises and businesses across sectors. 5G services, which basically mean mobile internet at about 10 times the speed of 4G, were launched in India on October 1, 2022, within two months of the spectrum auction that generated revenues worth Rs 1.5 trillion. Although industry stakeholders have cited numerous use cases in sectors such as healthcare, education, consumer goods, online gaming and entertainment, riding on artificial intelligence and internet of things, so far 5G has mostly

First Published: Aug 20 2023 | 9:10 PM IST

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