Soon, the fifth generation (5G) technology and Services in India is going to be launched in India. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has started its preparation to launch it till December 2019. According to a media report, public sector telecom company BSNL has tied up with US tech giant Cisco. Cisco has signed an agreement with BSNL and the Policy Commission. Under this, 5G connectivity will be available at 100 Atal Incubation Centers. Both institutions will explore the possibilities of 5G technology in the field of education, health and agriculture. For this, his plan is to set up the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Surveillance.
In collaboration with the Cisco Policy Commission on Atal Incubation Centers, the Video Conference Platform WebEx Team and the Cisco WebEx Team will be installed so that there is good connectivity. The Atal Innovation Mission is the flagship mission of the Modi Government. It has been started to create an environment of navonization in the country. Cisco Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chuck Robbins had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week in this regard. He came to India on a 3-day trip.
Ericsson, a company that made telecom equipment last year, had entered into an agreement with IIT Delhi for the development of 5G technology as well as the installation in India. The company had said in a statement that Ericsson and Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT Delhi) have signed MoU for working together on ‘5G program for India’. Under this MoU, Ericsson would establish an Excellence Center with the facility of testing of 5G and also to establish an enterprise development center in IIT-Delhi.
Caroline Chan, vice president and general manager, 5G infrastructure division of Data Center Group, Intel, said, “We share a common vision with Tech Mahindra of enabling service providers around the world to accelerate the deployment of their 5G networks and roll out new services that are beneficial to our society.