India Mobile Coverage- 2
New Delhi, October 28 2018: Samsung Electronics, principal sponsor of the India Mobile Congress 2018 in New Delhi, provided a glimpse of India’s 5G future with a variety of activities that display its global innovation. The company demonstrated the many ways that 5G will impact people all over the country, and how it will enhance their lives at homes, stadiums, streets and farms through Samsung’s 5G solutions.
Samsung also announced its plan for India’s first large-scale 5G trial, scheduled to take place in the first quarter of 2019 in collaboration with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).
In his keynote speech at the event, Youngky Kim, President and Head of Networks Business at SamsungElectronics, said, “Samsung will pave the way for 5G to unlock the full potential of India together with industry leaders. We are witnessing a rise in adoption of new technologies, inspired by ‘Digital India’ and spurred by the transition to 4G."
He added that Samsung has successfully built the world’s largest greenfield and the most advanced 4G LTE networks nationwide by partnering with Reliance Jio. By Diwali, Samsung will have delivered its 4G LTE solutions to 99 percent of the Indian population, equivalent to 1.3 billion people.
Added HC Hong, President and CEO, Samsung Electronics SouthWest Asia: “Our partnership with Reliance Jio has empowered millions, making their everyday lives better. Our roadmap for 5G showcases our strong commitment to India. We will continue to be a partner in Government of India's Digital India mission."
First of its Kind 5G Demo: At IMC 2018, Samsung showcased how its 5G solutions can enable a variety of 5G-powered business models and scenarios, including: 5G home broadband services, Smart Cities and Smart Agriculture. Samsung’s 5G Skyship, which was developed in partnership with Korea Telecom, flew over the exhibition centre to demonstrate first response use cases.
With its successful development of the first commercial ASIC-based 5G modems and mmWave RFICs, the company has been manufacturing compact-sized 5G radio and router devices and CPEs