Gadget / TRAI Says Indian Telcos With 4G Network to Spend Less Money on 5G

The Quint : Feb 23, 2019, 04:32 PM

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in a white paper released on Friday said although deployment of the 5G network would require substantial investments. 'Enabling 5G in India' said new operators would require large investments. 5G network will require substantial investment in the core, Radio Network and Spectrum. 5G services will open up many new revenue streams to mobile broadband.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in a white paper released on Friday said although deployment of the 5G network would require substantial investments, the operators which currently have 4G network would need a lesser amount of investment as they can use their existing 4G infrastructure for 5G services.

The white paper named 'Enabling 5G in India' said new operators would require large investments.

"Deployment of 5G network will require substantial investment in the core, Radio Network and Spectrum. However, the 5G services will open up many new revenue streams also as it will cater to variety of solutions to new verticals besides enhanced mobile broadband solutions," it said.