DoT drops plan on local 5G standards after strong opposition from telcos

As part of the trial for 5G, telcos were asked to test out the 5Gi standards

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Network costs would go up as they had to be designed specifically for an Indian standard for 5G

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The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is dropping its contentious plan to push for a separate India-specific standard for 5G -- also known as 5Gi -- after strong opposition from telecom

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First Published: Jan 28 2022 | 6:05 AM IST

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