A Swedish telecommunication company Ericsson has set the lab for 5G innovation in India at IIT Delhi just fasten the progress of 5G network in India with increasing collaboration between telecommunications, industry, startups, and academia.
Innovation lab for 5G apps and structural models along with the Ericsson Center of Excellence (CoE) is working together at IIT Delhi in order to achieve better developed 5G networks. This is done to facilitate more apps and business which can help to enhance agriculture, medical, manufacturing and producing, getting into smart cities and better lifestyle for the people of country.
“This initiative taken by Ericsson to work at IIT Delhi for the innovation of 5G lab is really great and generous step towards India. I would like to thank him and congratulate for this massive level step,” said Shri Manoj Sinha the Minister of Communication and Minister of State for Railways. “This set of 5G lab for innovation as Center of Excellence is the backbone of Government’s plan to empower India with all active participation in design, development and manufacture of technologies which are based on 5G apps and structural models.”
Ericsson showed the use of pre-commercial end-to-end system demonstrating the first ever flow of 5G in India at IIT Delhi. Ericsson has also used the 3 GPP 5G NR multiple- input multiple- output (MIMO) with technology of antenna to provide better broadband connection service.
“Ericsson is one of the major 5G standardizations at global level. The main reason behind Center of Excellence and Innovation Lab is to develop 5G environment in India so that India can get benefit from it like any other country who is already having 5G Lab. We are excited to reveal all kind of artistic and creative innovation in the Indian industry, academia along with entrepreneurs which already holding their grip on 5G network in India.” said Borje Ekholm the CEO of Ericsson.
Ericsson in its blog post stated that 5G technology is going to add $27.3 billion (2730 crore) in revenue generation in India by 2026. There will be additional $13 billion (1300 crore) can be revenue generated if India becomes service enablers and service creators.
There are several different reasons that why India should develop 5G network which include automated and industrial control, self driving Vehicles, better traffic safety than previous methods and enhanced hospital applications.