Advent of 5G services in India will bring about a paradigm shift in technology and open up more opportunities for everyone in the digital space, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said Friday. Field trials of 5G services are expected to start next month.
"This (5G) is going to be another big paradigm shift that is going to happen," Sundararajan said at the IAMAI India Digital Summit here.
She said while 5G will not mean 1,000 times faster data, it will bring in low latency and ultra high speed broadband.
Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, has announced a major refresh to its metro, edge and core solutions to accelerate service providers’ 5G transformation. Comprised of IP optimized silicon enabling industry-leading 400GbE density on a new 14.4Tb line card, new ACX access and aggregation platforms and an expanded MX 5G router portfolio, these new Juniper solutions will help service providers achieve a holistic approach to infrastructure transformation.
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The telecom regulatory authority of India or TRAI has started the exercise of reviewing interconnection usage charge (IUC). There is always a dispute between incumbent and new operators on interconnection charges. Incumbent operators want high IUC as they have been around for a longer time and, thus, have more number of subscribers, while new operators want low IUC.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Extramarks Education India Pvt. Ltd. (Extramarks), India’s leading digital education company, on Tuesday joined hands to provide high quality education throughout the country. The two companies will offer Extramarks’ internationally acclaimed education content and scientifically developed learning tools through BSNL’s state-of-the-art telecom network.