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5G-adoption readiness in India twice that of the UK and the US: Report

According to the report, 59 per cent of all smartphone users in India intend to upgrade to 5G in the next 12 months and are also willing to pay a 45 per cent premium for a plan

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BS Web Team New Delhi
With over 100 million smartphone users ready to upgrade to the 5G network by 2023, India's readiness to adopt the upcoming network is twice that of other markets across the globe like the UK and the US, a study revealed on Wednesday.

"Intention to upgrade to 5G in urban India is two times higher than their counterparts in markets like the UK and US where 5G has already been launched. Over the past two years, India has witnessed a three times increase in smartphone users who own a 5G handset," the Promise of 5G report released by Ericsson ConsumerLab said.

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First Published: Sep 28 2022 | 4:20 PM IST

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