The India Mobile Congress (IMC) opens today in Delhi and will continue till October 4. The highlight of the event is the launch of 5G or fifth generation mobile internet services. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will officially announce the launch 5G in select cities starting today. The livestream for the event has begun. He will also inaugurate the sixth edition of India Mobile Congress. The Prime Minister’s speech is expected to begin soon.
5G is the next generation of mobile communication networks, which is supposed to offer much faster speeds and wider use cases than 4G. It is believed that the rollout of 5G will accelerate the adoption of cloud gaming, AR/VR technology, Internet of Things, etc. 5G also has several enterprise use cases. Operators such as Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vi have already announced plans to roll out 5G in India from October. Today we should hear some more details on these plans.