The government is working to timely allot the spectrum taken by the companies in the auction.
Recently the auction of 5G spectrum was completed, it received a record 1.5 lakh crore bids.
Spectrum harmonization increases the efficiency of companies.
New Delhi. Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has said that the government has completed the spectrum harmonization process within a few days of the completion of the 5G spectrum auction. For greater efficiency, the respective spectrum available with companies within a particular band is corrected.
Spectrum harmonization process critical for 5G services
The spectrum harmonization process is critical for 5G services. Under this, a group of radio waves available within a band is brought into a contiguous block with the consent of all telecom service providers. Spectrum harmonization increases the efficiency of companies as they bring together the portion of the radio waves available to them in a single band. This work is done with the consent of the companies.
Spectrum allotment process will be done by August 12
Vaishnav said that the government is working to timely allot the spectrum taken by the companies in the auction. The allotment will be done by August 12. The process of approval in this regard from the committee of secretaries has also been completed. Vaishnav said, “We are moving forward on the promise we have made to allot spectrum by August 12. Things are on time.”
Auction of 5G spectrum was completed on August 1, Rs 1.5 lakh crore came to the exchequer
The biggest ever auction of telecom spectrum in the country was completed on Monday (August 1, 2022) this week. In this, bids worth Rs 1.5 lakh crore were received. A total of 72 GHz spectrum worth Rs 4.3 lakh crore was placed under bidding this year. In this 51,236 MHz i.e. 71 percent spectrum was sold.
The process of harmonization completed in one day
After each auction, the different spectrum held by each company in a band is brought together through a process of harmonization. All companies agree to this transfer. Usually this process takes three months. Vaishnav said, “It is a difficult process but we completed it in a day. The team has worked very carefully on this.
Speed up to 10Gbps will be available in 5G network, users will get many benefits
It is worth noting that 5G is the latest network that offers faster internet speed (multi-Gbps peak speed), ultra low-latency (extremely less interruption) than ever before. In this, the user gets more reliable large network capacity. Compared to 4G, 5G technology will come with a much better interface. While 4G offers maximum speeds of up to 150 Mbps, 5G is said to have download speeds of up to 10Gbps. This means that users will be able to download a full HD movie with 5G speed in just a few seconds.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 04, 2022, 21:04 IST