Now, India is becoming a Fifth-generation wireless technology (5G), which will give you faster and more responsive Internet services. On Monday, the Department of Telecommunication announced this and it will start from 2022.
As per a statement, in the beginning, 13 cities across the country will get 5G. The cities are Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, and Pune.
There are three main telecom operators like Jio, airtel, and Vi (Vodafone Idea) who have already set a trial in these cities but till now, the government did not confirm which telecom operator will be first to start the 5G services.
About 5G, it is the latest upgrade in mobile broadband networks. It is designed to connect many types of devices than smartphones and offers higher speed and capacity.
Why will these cities be among the first?
There are three reasons why they chose these cities. The first reason is their telecom services penetration, and easier to convince more people to upgrade from 4G.
The second reason, the experts said, is that the cost of the 5G network will be higher so it will be smart to test the services in areas where more consumers would find them affordable.
And the last reason, cities provide all types of locations, such as walled complexes and open spaces, that are fit for testing of various 5G bands.
What changes for consumers?
The most vital change will be in rich experiences on their phones and other connected devices. For example, If a user wants to see the sports matches in the stream videos with multiple camera angles and even you have to play immersive video games using VR headsets or other accessories.