Nearly 90% of Indian smartphone users want to upgrade to 5G: Ookla

Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio), Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (Vi), and infrastructure company Adani Group were the four participants in the 5G auction in India. They paid a combined total of Rs 1.5 trillion (US$ 19 billion) for spectrum in the 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 3300 MHz, and 26 GHz frequency bands. Continue reading “Nearly 90% of Indian smartphone users want to upgrade to 5G: Ookla”

Telecom minister: India 5G spectrum auction in June

The Indian government is expected to undertake a 5G spectrum auction in early June, according to telecom minister. The minister stated that the Department of Telecom is on track to meet its deadlines and that the process to alleviate industry concerns about spectrum pricing is underway. Continue reading “Telecom minister: India 5G spectrum auction in June”