Mukesh Ambani calls for early roll out of 5G

New Delhi: Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani said there was a requirement of policy measures for the early roll out of the fifth generation (5G) connectivity technology.

Addressing the inaugural session of India Mobile Congress (IMC), Ambani said Reliance Jio will pioneer India’s ‘5G Revolution’ in the second half of 2021.

He noted that India was among the best digitally-connected nations in the world right now.

“In order to maintain this lead, policy steps are needed to accelerate early rollout of 5G, and to make it affordable and available everywhere,” the RIL Chairman said.

He said that Jio’s 5G services will be powered by indigenous-developed network, hardware and technology components, adding that Jio’s 5G operations “will be a testimony to your inspiring vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ or a self-reliant India.

He exuded confidence that the much-anticipated 5G will enable India to lead the “fourth industrial revolution” globally.

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