Aiming to keep pace with the global rollout of 5G, the Indian government has set up a High-Level 5G India 2020 Forum, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said. “We want to keep pace with the global technology adoption. India does not want to stay behind in 5G rollout. That is the reason we have constituted this committee,” Sinha said here at a press meet. Also Read - Airtel 5G service rollout: Airtel and Tata Group partner for Made in India 5G networkAlso Read - JioPhone 5G, budget Jio laptop, Jio 5G service, more announcements expected on June 24
“5G will enhance GDP, create employment and digitise the economy,” he added. The government will create a corpus of Rs 500 crore for 5G rollout. ALSO READ: 5G adoption growing rapidly across top tech firms: Survey Also Read - Moto G Stylus 5G launched with Snapdragon 480 SoC: Check price, specifications
The High-Level 5G Forum will have on board three secretaries from the Department of Telecommunications, IT and Electronics and Science and Technologies Ministries.