5G technology will soon be here. India must prepare
With over 117 crore telecom users and more than 82 crore internet subscribers, India is one of the fastest-growing markets for digital consumers. 5G technology is going to make inroads into the country very soon.
What is 5G?
- Latest iteration of cellular technology - Fifth-generation wireless (5G) is the latest iteration of cellular technology, engineered to greatly increase the speed and responsiveness of wireless networks.
- Low latency - Speed exceeds wireline network speeds and offer latency of below 5 milliseconds (ms) or lower, which is useful for applications that require real-time feedback.
- Increase in Data Transmission- 5G will enable a sharp increase in the amount of data transmitted over wireless systems due to more available bandwidth and advanced antenna technology.