5G expected in India by 2022, says Trai Secretary S K Gupta

By: | Published: December 6, 2018 4:58 PM

The telecom sector will move to 5G by 2022 and access to digital platform will become highly advanced in the next five years, Trai Secretary S K Gupta said Thursday.

telecom sector, 5G, Trai secretary, digital platform, artificial intelligenceGupta further said there has been dramatic changes in media industry landscape and adoption of new technology will be key to success. (IE)

The telecom sector will move to 5G by 2022 and access to digital platform will become highly advanced in the next five years, Trai Secretary S K Gupta said Thursday. He also said the use artificial intelligence and big data analytics is going to modify the behaviour of consumers. Gupta further said there has been dramatic changes in media industry landscape and adoption of new technology will be key to success.

“Telecom sector is going to move to 5G by 2022…in the next five years’ time, access to digital platform will be very very advanced,” he said at an event organised by industry body CII. Gupta pointed out that today 400 million people in India have good quality internet access, so probability of more usage of media content through digital platform is very high.

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He also noted that nature and form of the media content development may also change because of the rise in use of smart phones. The Trai secretary exhorted the media industry to try to meet expectations of consumers, focus more on their demand and on contents they like, to boost the consumption of the media content.

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