5G FWA services to generate $2.5 billion in operator revenue by 2023 globally
The staggering growth will be driven by 5G's advanced network capabilities, such as ultra-low delay and increased data processing to provide connectivity services that were previously unachievable with 4G technology, according to Juniper Research. FWA includes services that provide high-speed Internet connectivity through cellular-enabled CPE (customer premises equipment) for uses including broadband and IoT networks.
How private 5G, satellite internet services can cost dearly to companies
"However, due to high capital expenditures and user costs, the business model and pricing will be a challenge for scaling up networks as LEO connectivity cannot fully serve as a substitute for terrestrial networks for all use cases that rely on cost-efficiency, energy consumption, or overall performance," according to 'McKinsey Technology Trends Outlook 2022'.
Indian telcos to spend $19.5 bn on 5G infra by 2025: GSMA
The report showed that 5G could benefit the Indian economy by $455 billion between 2023 and 2040, or more than 0.6 per cent of the GDP forecast for 2040, reflecting the large number of 5G use cases that could be implemented in the main sectors of India's economy. "5G benefits are expected to be realised in new applications in the manufacturing sector (representing 20 per cent of the total benefit) as well as the retail, ICT and agricultural sectors," the findings showed.
Indian firms must adopt new payment security standard in 5G era
Despite the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance improving significantly in 2020, the cybersecurity threats organisations face are more cunning and evasive than they were even two years ago, according to the 2022 Verizon Payment Security Report (2022 PSR).
Airtel introduces next-gen Cloud solutions ahead of 5G launch
The new cloud offerings will fall under Edge Cloud Portfolio and will include Edge content delivery network (CDN). Airtel Cloud's Edge CDN accelerates web and video content delivery by using its edge network to bring content as close to users as possible. This reduces latency, costs and load on servers making it easier for enterprises to focus on app performance for OTT, ed-tech, gaming and healthcare sectors.
Jio's capex outlay of $25bn for 5G roll out, scale up of home broadband key takeaways from RIL AGM
Monetization of this capex will require higher revenues in JioFiber, market share gains in mobile, revenues from enterprise clients and tariff hikes. We raise our revenue/Ebitda estimates by up to 3-5 per cent but lower PAT estimates by 2-4 per cent. Despite higher capex, leverage remains comfortable at 2.2-3.7x Ebitda given strong 27 per cent Ebitda Cagr over FY22-25, the report said.
Reliance Jio partners Meta, Google, Microsoft, Intel to roll out 5G in India
While Jio partnered Mark Zuckerberg-led Meta (formering Facebook) for immersive technology, it has collaborated with Google to develop ultra-affordable 5G smartphones. On Cloud, Jio has partnered Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure to ensure a vibrant ecosystem of cloud-enabled business applications and solutions for its millions of users.
Reliance Jio to roll out 5G services by Diwali: Mukesh Ambani
To begin with, Jio announced the launch of 5G services in four metro cities -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. These will be expanded to other cities and towns in phases rapidly to cover the entire country by December 2023. At the 'Reliance AGM 2022', Mukesh Ambani said it will be 'world's largest', 'standalone' Jio 5G services.
Power Grid pitches for obsolete tech in smart electricity meters, can hamper 5G dream
The technology currently in focus is the latest platform and connectivity solution called Narrow Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) that can work with 4G and 5G networks. Tata Power Delhi Distribution, which supplies electricity in north and north-west Delhi, already uses NB-IoT in smart meters that collect and track the electricity consumption of a unit or a system that they are connected to.