In the rollout of 5G in India, you can expect a delay as the government has earlier notified that it will happen by the first quarter of 2022. However, it seems to be likely pushed as the telecom provider has sought additional time. They need it for the spectrum actions citing a lack of readiness from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).
About The Extension For 5G Trials
The Department of Telecommunications allowed the extension for 5G trials for six months, and a week ago, they received the letter. This publication also had details that indicate a huge amount of work needs to be completed for spectrum availability with its quantum. It was also stated that they needed a huge amount of spectrum to vacate the ISRO and defense. Presently, ISRO has a spectrum varying in 3400 to 3425 Mhz bands, and the Ministry of Defence in India holds in the band range of 3300 to 3400 Mhz.
More About The Report
The report of 5G network also reported that the present cost of spectrum size needed to deploy 5G is not so reasonable. It would need 100 Mhz of 5G spectrum ranging in the band of 3.3 to 3.6 GHz. That’s why TRAI is having conversations with the telecom department who will help in the critical examination by the Digital Communications Commission.
What Happened In May 2021?
In May 2021, the telcos have received a green signal from the DoT to start with the 5G trials for six months in India. It indicated two months for procurement and another four months for setting the entire thing. The department found that every TSP needs to undergo trials in semi-urban and rural settings. It is done to ensure that the perks of 5G are not confined to urban locations only.
Information About Different Bands
The experimental spectrum was received in different bands, including 24.25 GHz to 28.5 GHz (the millimeter-wave band), 3.2 GHz to 3.67 GHz (the mid-band), and 700 GHz (the Sub-Gigahertz band). The TSPS can use the existing spectrum for conducting 5G trials owned by ( 900 Mhz, 800 Mhz, 2500 Mhz, and 1800 Mhz).
The latest technology is used to use a better user experience when it comes to data download rates. It also includes ultra-low latency, which will help in enabling Industry 4.0 and enjoy at the max three times higher spectrum efficiency. The usage of 5G across different sectors includes health, agriculture, education, traffic management, smart homes, smart cities, and several IoT applications.
Several Advantages Of 5G
The merging of 5G networks will offer high capacity, lower latency, and more bandwidth than 4G. These network improvements will help enjoy far-reaching impacts on how individuals work, live, and play across the world.
● Super Upgrades: Every wireless network generation has reflected many benefits. Likewise, a lot is expected from the latest network as well. It is predicted that the speed will go up to 10 Gbps and is 100x more than 4G. Practically, increasing speed will solve a lot of issues that customers face nowadays. It will help in transferring a big movie in a few seconds instead of consuming hours.
● Time Saving Process: Using the 5G network will reduce a lot of time, and you can download more movies in the same duration. With that, you do not have to wait for a long time for a day to watch a movie.
● Low Latency: It signifies the time required to transfer a signal from the source to the receiver. One goal of the usage of wireless generation is to reduce latency. With 5G networks, the latency will reduce greatly, and data transmission might take less than five to six milliseconds. It will be quicker than human visual processing and will control all devices in real-time.
In The End
5G networks have many advantages, like speed, availability, coverage, increased bandwidth, and many more. But everyone has to wait for some time till it is being launched in India. Once the installation is done, it will help in seamless communication, smart city traffic lights, industrial automation, and many more. With its launch, many processes will get simpler, and data can be transferred within a short time.