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India tested 5G call at IIT Madras, says Communication minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Minister of Communication, electronics, and information technology Ashwini Vaishaw on Thursday informed that India successfully tested a 5G call at IIT Madras on Thursday.

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New Delhi:  Minister of Communication, electronics, and information technology Ashwini Vaishaw on Thursday informed that India successfully tested a 5G call at IIT Madras on Thursday. This is said to be the biggest achievement for India as the entire end to end network is designed and developed in India.

The minister also tweeted a video on Twitter from his profile on the evening of Thursday. He wrote in the caption,  ”Aatmanirbhar 5G, Successfully tested 5G call at IIT Madras. Entire end to end network is designed and developed in India.”

In the video, Vaishnaw can be seen making the call from his phone while other people were also seen enjoying the achievement. Meanwhile, he said, ”This is the realisation of our honourable prime minister’s dream. His dream is to develop 4G and 5G technology at home and supply it to the world. I hope our new achievement will be able to fulfill his dream.

When will India get 5G service? 

So far, it has been confirmed by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) that 5G services will be launched in India by 2022. In the initial phase, the service will be launched in 13 Indian cities. After the observation of the service, it will be rolled out in the remaining cities.

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