The government informed the parliament that India’s indigenous 4G mobile network is ready for rollout. As per Ashwini Vaishnaw, Ministry of Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, the indigenously developed 4G mobile network has been prepared in the shortest possible time. The minister also informed that the 5G network is also expected to be ready by the end of 2022.
Separately, Vaishnaw also said that nine schemes have been taken by the government to improve mobile telecom networks that include construction of over 9,000 towers in aspirational districts and North-Eastern region. Meanwhile, the minister mentioned that a Rs 64.46 billion scheme has been untaken to improve mobile infrastructure in over 60,200 villages across the country.