New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 7th edition of the India Mobile Congress at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Later, he interacted with representatives from leading telecom companies. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister stated that the future of the country is being shaped here.
He praised the excellence of India’s telecom sector and announced plans to launch the top 100 5G labs for educational institutes across the country. India is playing a pivotal role in turning the vision of 6G technology into a reality, a move that will transform the future for the people.
India has made significant progress in global mobile broadband speed rankings, moving from the 118th position to the 43rd. The rollout of the fastest 5G mobile telephony has been highly praised, with over 4 lakh 5G base stations installed in the last year alone.
Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, announced that Bharti Airtel will commence offering satellite broadband services in the country starting next month. Mittal also shared future plans, stating that Airtel’s 5G network will cover the entire country by March next year.