5G Launch In India: Finally 5G service has been launched in India. Today on October 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 5G network in Delhi. Communications minister Ashwini Vaishnav was there at the launch. Apart from them, Jio Chief Mukesh Ambani, Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal and Vodafone Idea Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla were also present on the dais.
A similar occasion was about 8 years ago when Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his Digital India campaign on July 1, 2015. Mukesh Ambani, Sunil Bharti Mittal and Kumar Mangalam Birla along with Anil Ambani and other industrialists were present on the stage at that time too. We are telling you this because after the launch of 5G, Digital India is now going to get a new speed.
Why Digital India started
Prime Minister Modi launched Digital India with the aim of connecting rural areas with high-speed internet networks and improving digital literacy. The vision of the Digital India program is to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
5G is the success of Digital India
During the launch of 5G service, PM Modi said that this is a historic day of the 21st century. This technology of 5G will revolutionize the telecom sector. This is the success of Digital India. He said that it is heartening to see that villages can participate in the historic program of launch of 5G. At the same time, PM Modi said that whether it is about farmers or small shopkeepers, we have given them a way to fulfill their daily needs through the app. “We cannot ignore the strength of our country,” he said.
Along with this, while talking about the 4 pillars of Digital India, PM Modi said that we have laid great emphasis on the cost of digital devices, connectivity, cost of data and the vision of digital first. The Prime Minister said that India is dependent on other countries for 2G, 3G and 4G networks. But with 5G, India has created a new history. “With 5G, India is setting a global benchmark in telecom technology for the first time”.
Think it is just a government scheme. “But Digital India is not just a name, it is a bigger vision for the development of the country. The goal of this vision is to take that technology to the common people, which works for the people, works by connecting with the people.”
How Digital India will get speed with 5G
There are currently 50 unicorn startups in India, that is, startups with a valuation of more than $1 billion and it is the third largest global startup market. But after the launch of 5G, the situation can change rapidly. Whatever new wings can be got from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Startup Scheme in the country from 5G network.
The fast network of 5G will not be limited to just watching or downloading online videos or web series on OTT but it will revolutionize the field of education. 5G will completely change digital learning. A sample of this has also been shown by Airtel on the occasion of 5G launch.
With the fast speed of 5G, the problem of digital mobile payment failure will end.
Apart from this, people will now get speed in all the work related to the Internet.
Digital economy will be strengthened by 5G
According to a report, 5G can play an important role in making India a trillion dollar digital economy by 2025. Nokia’s Annual Mobile Broadband Index Report 2022 shows that India has become one of the largest data users in the world with a growth rate of 53 percent over the last 5 years.
The report also shows that data traffic in the country grew by 31 per cent in the last year 2021. Due to which the average mobile data consumption per user reached 17 GB per month. In 2021, a new record was set in India by selling more than 160 million smartphones including 30 million 5G devices. Of these, 4G smartphones remained more than 80 percent, while the number of 5G smartphones also crossed the 10 million mark.
This report also estimates that the revenue from 5G services in the country will grow at the rate of 164 percent in 5 years. Along with this, there is also a possibility of contributing one lakh 30 thousand crore dollars to the global GDP of up to one percent by 2030.