Indian may soon become a part of the global 6G standards development process. The Centre hopes that the recently launched research & development fund will provide appropriate support to early-age startups, a report in the Economic Times (ET) said.
The Centre launched the Telecom Technology Development Fund scheme earlier in 2022 to support startups involved in the design, development and commercialisation of applications based on 5G and 6G. To get funding under the programme, the startups will have to submit their proposals to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) latest by December 31. This deadline was November 15 earlier.
DoT Secretary K Rajaraman was quoted by ET as saying that the government expects the scale and scope of 6G technology to be