BSNL Chairman and Managing Director PK Purwar told at India Mobile Congress (IMC 2022) that the company plans to launch around 1.25 lakh 4G mobile sites in the next 18 months. There is a plan to launch 4G network by November.
The three private telecom companies of the country Airtel, Jio and Vodafone-India are ready to launch 5G. Airtel has also launched its 5G service and Jio’s 5G service will be launched this Diwali. Government company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is still struggling for 4G. Now it is reported that BSNL’s 4G service will be launched in November this year and 5G network will be launched by August next year.
Regarding BSNL’s 5G service, IT and Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has also said that BSNL’s 5G service will be launched by August 15, 2023. He said that work is going on continuously regarding BSNL’s 5G service and it is expected that the service will be launched on time. Let us tell you that Airtel has become the first company to start 5G service in the country. Airtel has launched its 5G service in eight cities which include cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Varanasi. Airtel’s 5G network signal has started getting in the 5G phones of the users of these cities.