Technology would be First Developed in India in the Mere Future, says Trai ChiefJanuary 22, 2020 17:06
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Ram Sewak Sharma who is the chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) addresses the timely launch of the 5G networks also known as the fifth generation networks that India will no longer be behind in the technology.
A Telecom Summit 2020 was organized by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association (TEMA).
Ram Sewak Sharma has said that a stage has come where in the technology would be first developed in India and we would no longer be behind the technology curve with the introduction of the fifth generation networks.
The challenges that can be faced have also been pointed out by Ram Sewak Sharma. The list of challenges that might be faced included the scarcity in funds and low fibre backhaul for the deployment of the next gen technology in India.
Sharma has said that fibre backhaul is being connected by only one third of the mobile towers in India as he compared the connection of mobile towers to fibre backhaul in China where in more than 80% of the connections exists.
Sharma has said that the telecom sector should not be used in making money by considering it as a money- making machine
He added saying that, in order to serve the citizens, the telecom sector should be treated as ‘strategic’ as well as the issues like Right- of- Way (RoW) should be set right.
The key features of the next generation technology has been mentioned by Sharma. He said that the key features include low- latency communications, huge throughput and massive machine- to- machine communication.
By Shrithika Kushangi