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India to be ready with 5G roadmap by June: Telecom Secretary

PTI
Published : Mar 27, 2018, 1:02 pm IST
Updated : Mar 27, 2018, 1:02 pm IST

Govt is working with all stakeholders including industry, academia and startup community, to become a frontrunner in area of 5G.

Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan.
 Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan.

New Delhi: India will be ready with a full roadmap for 5G technology by June this year, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said on Tuesday.

Terming 5G important for India's massive "digitisation and digitalisation" efforts, Sundararajan said the government is working with all stakeholders including the industry, academia and startup community, to become a frontrunner in the area of 5G.

"A high-level forum on 5G which includes global experts, industry experts, IITs, IISc, has already commenced work and done a fair amount of deliberation. By June, India will have full roadmap ready on this," she said addressing a COAI event.

The forum is deliberating on the vision, goals, and roadmap on 5G, and will also look at related areas of spectrum policy, regulatory regime, pilot programmes and the test bed, she added. 

Tags: 5g service, telecom secretary, stakeholders, coai
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi