Sunday, 11 April 2021

“Core of the network should be Indian,” comms minister tells Indian telcos

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Friday 29 January 21

Communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that government would soon grant permits for 5G trials and urged the use of Indian core equipment

5G has been a long time coming in India and the wait is not over yet. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had originally planned to allow the commencement of 5G trials in 2019, with commercial rollout of the technology in 2020. However, delays to the process have been extensive, especially surrounding the specifics of the 5G spectrum auction itself…

5G has been a long time coming in India and the wait is not over yet. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had originally planned to allow the commencement of 5G trials in 2019, with commercial rollout of the technology in 2020. However, delays to the process have been extensive, especially surrounding the specifics of the 5G spectrum auction itself…

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