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India to reach full coverage with 5G tech by end-2024: Report

March 7, 2023


India will achieve 100% coverage for 5G services by the end of December 2024, local press reported, citing the country’s communications minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw.

The official said that telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio Infocomm aim to complete their 5G network deployments within the next 15 months.

Bharti Airtel has reached 10 million 5G subscribers across the country, the telco recently said in a release, with 1 million 5G subscribers in Mumbai alone. The Asian operator, which had initially launched 5G in October 2022, had reached 1 million 5G customers across its entire network in November last year.

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