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PM Narendra Modi launches 5G in New Delhi

“Your leadership has raised India’s prestige, profile and power globally like never before. In today’s fast-changing world there will be no stopping a resurgent India from soaring to the top”, Mukesh Ambani concluded.

Chairman of Reliance Jio, Akash Ambani briefs the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi about newly launched 5G services during an exhibition at the Pragati Maidan (Exhibition Hall) in New Delhi on Saturday, Oct. 1,2022. Photographs: PIB.

Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi launched 5G services ushering in a new technological era, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on Saturday October 1,2022. The Prime Minister also inaugurated the sixth edition of the India Mobile Congress and witnessed the IMC Exhibition that was put on the occasion.

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance, thanked the Prime Minister for inspiring the vision of a developed nation by 2047. “Every action and policy of the government is skillfully crafted to propel India, towards that goal. Steps taken to fast-track India’s march into the 5G era provide compelling proof of our Prime Minister’s determination”, he said. He narrated the possibilities of 5G in key areas like education, health and climate etc.

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on a simulator at an exhibition during launch of newly launched 5G services at the Pragati Maidan (Exhibition Hall) in New Delhi on Saturday, Oct. 1,2022.

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Enterprise remarked that the launch of 5G is the beginning of a new era and since it is happening during Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, it makes it even more special. We are fortunate to have a leader in the Prime Minister who understands technology very minutely and deployed that to the development of the country in an unmatched manner”, he added. Mittal further said that it will open up a sea of opportunities for people, especially in our rural areas. He also praised the audacity and achievement of the vision of Make in India.

 Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launching 5G services in New Delhi on Saturday, Oct. 1,2022. Others in picture are From left- Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance, Ashwini Vaishnaw,Minister ofCommunications and Electronics & Information Technology, MoS MoS,Communications, Devusinh Jesingbhai and Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Enterprise. Photographs: PIB.

Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group called the advent of 5G a transformational event that proves India’s prowess on the global stage and reiterates the role of telecom technology as the bedrock of India's growth.  He thanked the Prime Minister for his inspirational role in supporting the telecom industry during the ongoing pandemic and for the path-breaking telecom reforms in the industry. Birla said that the launch of 5G marks the beginning of an exciting journey for India. “We will see limitless potential for 5G development and use cases in the years to come”, he added.

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