Bhubaneswar: 5G Odisha Plans : The Minister of Railways of India, Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday launched 5G services an air in Odisha.
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan present on the inauguration ceremony of the 5G services SOA in Bhubaneswar.
The 5th generation of the network will be available in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. Also, 5G services will also be extended to rural areas soon as possible. The telecom operator Jio and Airtel have installed as many as 510 base transceiver stations towers to provide the 5G service.
The 5th generation of networks promises faster internet speeds and touch 10 Gbps, compared to 100 Mbps speed of 4G. The uploads and downloads will faster as compared to 4G. A HD-quality movie can now download a few seconds.
On this occasion, Union Minister Ashwin Vaishnav attributed the credit to PM Narendra Modi for the launch of 5G services in Odisha.
“I approached PM Modi after the 5G launch on October 1st and spoke to him about the launch in Odisha. Without a second thought, PM Modi agreed to launch the service in Odisha. He is the reason why Odisha got 5G services in January,” Ashwin Vaishnaw said.
“PM Modi ji has also sanctioned Rupees 5,600 crore for installation of over 5000 towers to provide network connectivity to over 7 thousand villages in Odisha. All inaccessible and remote villages in tribal dominated districts which are deprived of mobile services will be covered under this noble effort of PM Modi ji.” he added it.
“All over Odisha will be covered with 5G services by December 31, 2024. “8 software technology parks of India (STPI) will be set up by December 31, 2023. while mobile towers will be set up at all over Odisha by August 15, 2024,” he said.
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Notably, The Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Communications, Ashwini Vaishnaw also launched 100 4G towers for rural areas.
“This is the love of PM Modi ji for Odisha. He aims to provide world-class railway services, railway stations, telecom facilities, IITs, IIMs and other education facilities to Odisha. Modi ji is the only person to follow Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas,” he added.
On this event, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted, “A momentous day for 21st century Odisha. Today, 4.5 crore+ Odias are getting the gift of 5G. Inauguration of 5G services is a breakthrough that will usher in infinite possibilities, help realise PM Narendra Modi’s vision of Purvodaya and pave the way for a new era in Odisha.”
“Modi Govt has earmarked ₹5,600 crore for the deployment of 5000 towers across 7000 villages in Odisha. Additionally, ₹1,64,000 crore has also been allocated for the revival of BSNL Odisha.I thank PM Shri narendramodi ji for supporting and prioritising development of Odisha.” Pradhan Tweeted.
The 5G service is available in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Lucknow and Pune.
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