5G launched in India. How will next-gen technology change your life?

By, New Delhi
Oct 01, 2022 03:20 PM IST

India now has its own 5G services, launched by PM Narendra Modi on Saturday.

5G technology is now available in India, with prime minister Narendra Modi launching services of the next-generation technology on Saturday. However, will the availability of 5G services in the country change your life in any way?

PM Modi launched India's 5G services on Saturday (Representative Image)
PM Modi launched India's 5G services on Saturday (Representative Image)

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Well, here are some ways 5G may change your life:

(1.) Download movie in just 1 second: While 4G has top data speed of 100 Mbps, peak speed of 5G goes up to 200 Mbps. This means that you can download a 3GB movie in just 1 second.

(2.) Low latency: For 5G, latency is as low as 1ms. Latency is described as the time taken by the device to send packets of data and receive a response. The lower it is, the faster the response.

(3.) Seamless coverage: It will provide seamless coverage even in remote areas of the country. It will improve energy efficiency, spectrum efficiency and network efficiency.

(4.) End-to-end impact in several sectors: The technology will leave end-to-end impact in sectors such as health, agriculture, education, disaster management etc.

(5.) Enhanced fan experience: With low latency, it will provide an immersive experience to sports enthusiasts for events such as music festivals and football matches.

(6.) Drive new business model: With its advanced capabilities, the 5G network will also drive the new business model. Additionally, it will enable new services and products powered by Internet of Things (IoT).

(7.) Maximise cost-effectiveness in EV sector: Using this feature, a network of electric vehicles (EVs) and charging stations can be set up to help maximise the cost-effectiveness of the EV ecosystem.

(8.) 4K videos on phone: You can watch 4K videos on your smartphone. The technology will also enable the use of AR/VR, mobile gaming apps, and many other immersive activities and new applications.

(9.) Improved productivity in manufacturing: It will have positive impact on the way goods are produced and distributed. In this sector, it is expected that the cost will come down, productivity will improve, and down time will be less.

(10.) Better security and surveillance: Its applications will enable remote control over disaster-affected areas, live 4K feeds from HD cameras installed in public places.


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