Samsung Showcases 5G Tech for Smart Agriculture in India
In a race to deploy the 5G, Samsung Electronics yesterday has revealed that how its solutions can help in a variety of a 5G powered business scenarios and models for the smart cities, agriculture and home broadband services in India.
According to the company, smart agriculture will be going to be a focus key area when the 5G services are going to be rolled out soon.
The 5G uses cases for smart agriculture will going to be resolved around the sensors and gadgets on the farm which can provide the innovative information on soil nutrients, moisture, spoilage and some of the other aspects of farming.
“Making the world a better place for humans is our focus. We want to make people’s life more efficient,” said Claudia Park, Director, Networks for Samsung Electronics.
She pointed out that with multiple use cases across various fields, 5G is the new frontier.
In conjunction with the Department of Telecommunication(DoT), the company has also announced last week that it will also be going to start the first large-scale 5G trials in India in the first quarter of 2019.
According to the company, “the government is very keen on 5G use cases around agriculture, considering that farming is one of the mainstays of the Indian economy”. Samsung has also selected some of the popular and leading telecommunication operators in the US such as the Sprint, Verizon, AT&T for the 5G services, which will be going to start from this December in South Korea.
In India, Samsung has chosen the Reliance Jio which has already successfully built up the largest mobile network in a very short span of time.
As of now, the company has also successfully developed the first commercial ASIX 5G modems and mmWave RFIC’s, apart from that the company is also working on the development of compact size 5G radio and some of the router devices.