India Starts Big Preparations For 6G, Forms Committee Headed By Telecom Secretary

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New Delhi, 6th November 2021: Live Commercial 5G networks are yet to be rolled out in India. The central government has already started focusing as well as, has made great preparations for 6G technology.

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has formed a technology innovation group to focus on 6G technology. Telecom Secretary K Rajaraman will lead the Technology Innovation Group as its chairperson. According to the report, this forum will work to prepare the vision and objectives for 6G technology. This technology innovation group consists of 22 members.

They will also develop a roadmap for Research and Development (R&D) of 6G technology. In addition, the group will outline pre-standardisation, applications, and products development too.

The department’s memorandum dated November 1 said, “India should strive to be the leader in the 6G space”.

China’s Huawei, South Korea’s Samsung, and LG have already started work on 6G technology. 6G technology will be much faster than 5G and it will work to bring social change on a large scale.