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The 5G due date is coming

Will they? Won’t they? They will, because joining the 5G jamboree isn’t really an option for telecom companies.
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3 May 2018 6 Mins Read 0 comment
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Indian telecom operators, already bleeding, should get ready to bleed some more. The 5G bill payment date is coming. In February, Sunil Mittal, chairman of Bharti Airtel, had this to say to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona: “I would say real 5G allocation of spectrum is a year and half away ... the government can decide when they
the market considering the data explosion we have seen in the recent past,” says Sethumadhavan Srinivasan, a telecom industry veteran and currently leadership consultant, telecom, at RGF Executive Search. Of course, Jio would want to recover its 4G investment. But Jio’s boss loves nothing more than disruption, and 5G offers a perfect opportunity. ( Graphic by Ankita Mehrotra.)
Indian telecom operators, already bleeding, should get ready to bleed some more. The 5G bill payment date is coming. In February, Sunil Mittal, chairman of Bharti Airtel, had this to say to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona: “I would say real 5G allocation of spectrum is a year and half away ... the government can decide when they the market considering the data explosion we have seen in the recent past,” says Sethumadhavan Srinivasan, a telecom industry veteran and currently leadership consultant, telecom, at RGF Executive Search. Of course, Jio would want to recover its 4G investment. But Jio’s boss loves nothing more than disruption, and 5G offers a perfect opportunity. ( Graphic by Ankita Mehrotra.)

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