Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Tuesday that the government is making significant progress in the telecom industry, claiming that 5G and 6G would assist improve growth in all sectors after the country “lost a decade of policy paralysis and corruption of the 2G.”
“The country has made remarkable advances from 3G to 4G, and now 5G and 6G, out of the hopelessness, disillusionment, corruption, and policy paralysis of the 2G period,” Prime Minister Modi said at the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Silver Jubilee Celebrations.
Our telecom industry is an excellent illustration of how self-sufficiency and good competition have a multiplier impact on economy and society.” PM Modi unveiled the 5G Test Bed, which was designed as a multi-institute collaboration effort led by IIT Madras.
“The 5G Test Bed is a key step toward the country’s self-reliance in essential and advanced telecom technologies.” 5G technology will also have a favorable impact on the country’s government, as well as the convenience of living and conducting business. Agriculture, health, education, infrastructure, and logistics will all benefit as a result of this. This will also result in numerous job possibilities,” the Prime Minister stated.
Reportedly, the country’s success in the twenty-first century would be determined by connectedness. He emphasized the need of modernising connections at all levels.
Prime Minister Modi continued by stating that every village in the country is now connected by optical fiber.
“In India, even 100-gram panchayats were not linked to optical fiber connectivity before 2014.” Approximately 2.5 lakh gram panchayats now have internet access. To make mobile phones affordable to the lowest of the poor, we have placed a strong emphasis on domestic production. As a consequence, the number of mobile production units expanded from two to more than 200,” he explained.
According to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is the fastest-growing country in terms of both teledensity and internet users.