5G in India: Modi govt clears proposal for spectrum auction|All you need to know
The PM Narendra Modi-led Union Cabinet cleared a proposal for directly allocating airwaves to enterprises, paving the way for them to operate private 5G networks. The government said it would hold the 5G spectrum auction by the end of July. A government statement read, "About 10 times faster than 4G, India is set to roll out the 5G services soon. Digital connectivity has been an important part of policy initiatives of the government through its flagship programs such as Digital India, Start-up India, Make in India and others.” The auction is expected to see participation from the country's three main carriers - Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel Ltd and Reliance Industries Ltd's Jio. Watch this video for more details.