All About 5G Internet Ecosystem | UPSC

All About 5G Internet Ecosystem | UPSC

      HEADLINES:

Telcos urge govt. to spell out 5G policy

      WHY IN NEWS:

Bharti Airtel’s Vittal seeks uniform global standards, Ambani touts home-grown network technology

MINISTRY? :- Ministry of Communication
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 3: Communication

      ISSUE: 

Telecom industry leaders on Tuesday urged the Centre to spell out the policy framework and standards that would enable an expeditious roll-out of 5G technology in the country and help ensure the success of the ‘Digital India’ initiative.

5G INTERNET

5g Internet

WHO INVENTED 5G?

  • No one company or person owns 5G, but there are several companies within the mobile ecosystem that are contributing to bringing 5G to life.
  • We are at the heart of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP).

3GPP is the industry organization that defines the global specifications for 3G UMTS (including HSPA), 4G LTE, and 5G technologies.

  • 3GPP is driving many essential inventions across all aspects of 5G design, from the air interface to the service layer.
  • Other 3GPP 5G members range from infrastructure vendors and component/device manufacturers to mobile network operators and vertical service providers.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

  • 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G all led to 5G, which is designed to provide more connectivity than was ever available before.
  • With high speeds, superior reliability and negligible latency, 5G will expand the mobile ecosystem into new realms.
     SOURCES:  THE HINDU   | All About 5G Internet Ecosystem | UPSC

 

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