At the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2022 event earlier on 1 October 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally introduced 5G services in India. PM Modi was present at the inaugural event by prominent businessmen like Mukesh Ambani of Reliance, Sunil Mittal of Bharti Airtel, and Kumar Mangalam Birla of Vi. The senior executives all discussed specifics of their distinct 5G services offered in the nation. Reliance reiterated its inexpensive 5G ambition for India, claiming that all districts would have access to its services by the end of 2023. On the other side, Airtel said that the first eight cities will get its 5G services.
Although Vi hasn’t provided clarification, its 5G services rollout is anticipated to begin very soon. The availability of 5G in India would begin today, October 1, according to an announcement made at IMC 2022, even though operators haven’t yet provided exact pricing information. The connectivity option might not be accessible to end users (yet), but it’s plausible that carriers are testing it on a few sites.
Reliance Jio 5G
Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance, stated at IMC 2022 that Jio will guarantee to provide “the highest quality and most competitive pricing that anyone else has in the globe.” By December 2023, the telecom provider promises to provide 5G to every district. Jio had stated that its 5G service would be available by Diwali, which falls on October 23–24. Jio has additionally stated that its services will launch in Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, and Mumbai first.
Bharti Airtel 5G
Sunil Mittal, the chairman of Bharti, stated in his address that Airtel’s 5G services will roll out in eight Indian cities in the first phase, including Delhi, Varanasi, Mumbai, and “more.” Although additional information is required from Airtel, the business has stated that its services will begin to roll out today.
Vi (previously Vodafone Idea) hasn’t provided any clarification. The business placed a strong emphasis on enhancing its offerings for all clients at IMC 2022. Vi has also disclosed a collaboration with OnePlus for its 5G services.