When Will Jio and Airtel 5G Launch? In Which Cities Will the Service Be Available and How Much Will it Cost
Jio 5G Launch: Both Airtel and Jio are in the race for 5G. By the way, the name of Vi is also included in this. But the real competition is to be between Airtel and Jio regarding plans, launching and place. There was a tough competition between both the companies regarding 4G plans. This can happen in 5G as well.
In the battle for 5G, there are only two main telecom players in the Indian market. The initial battle is to be between Airtel and Jio. Both are big companies in the Indian telecom sector. The auction of 5G spectrum has been completed and now people are waiting for the launch of the service. Both Jio and Airtel have announced to start 5G service soon.
Airtel 5G service can be rolled out this month. At the same time, Jio has also completed the planning of 5G service in 1000 cities. But to win the 5G race, the time of rollout, city and cost of plans matters a lot. Let us know how much preparation is Jio and Airtel.
When will 5G service launch?
Airtel CEO has confirmed that the company will roll out 5G service in August. For this, Airtel has tied up with companies like Samsung, Nokia and Ericsson. According to the reports, the company wants to provide 5G service to every nook and corner of the country by the year 2024.
At the same time, Jio has also given a hint about the 5G service rollout date. In a statement issued by the company, it has been said that 5G rollout will happen with ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav’. All this means that the launch of 5G is not far away.
However, its official date has not been announced. Telecom operators can start pilot projects in top cities. At the same time, if some reports are to be believed, then Prime Minister Narendra Modi can launch the 5G network in the Indian Mobile Congress on September 29.
Which cities will get 5G first?
Airtel will initially roll out 5G in 13 cities. Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune are in this list.
How much will the price be?
Till now no telecom company has announced the price of 5G plans. The initial uptick seen in 4G plans will not be seen in 5G. The battle between Jio and Airtel that we had seen with 4G plans has calmed down with the advent of 5G.
However, there will definitely be a difference between the plans of both. Vodafone Idea had clearly stated that for 5G plans, consumers will have to spend a premium amount as compared to 4G. At the same time, Jio has not yet given any information on the price of the plans.
Airtel’s CTO Randeep Sekhon said before the 5G spectrum auction that if you look at the global market, there is not much difference between 5G and 4G market. In India also 5G plans can come like this.