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Indian carriers prepare for 5G despite high spectrum prices

despite For some time, it was looking as if India’s 5G spectrum auctions would take place by the end of this year. However, high spectrum prices continue to throw a wrench in India’s 5G timeline. Rakesh Bharti Mittal, a vice-chairman of Bharti Enterprises, had stated that the reserve price of 5G airwaves suggested by the […]

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India’s 5G fantasy: The future looks decidedly dim

India’s 5G fantasy There was something pathetic about Union Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s wishful thinking as he addressed the Indian Mobile Congress last month. He said his vision of 5G for the country was not just a rollout of services, but the creation of Indian intellectual property (IP) and patents in 5G technology. This […]