5G spectrum Current Affairs, GK & News

Cabinet allocates 5 MHz spectrum for Indian Railways

Union Cabinet allocated 5 MHz spectrum in 700 MHz band for Indian Railways. It will help in boosting hi-speed radio communication. Highlights ₹25,000 crore will be spent in next 5 years to modernize signals and implement 5G spectrum in Railways. Collision avoidance system which has been developed by 4 Indian companies under Make in India ..

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Telecom Department permits 5G Technology and Spectrum Trials

The Department of Telecommunications recently allowed mobile operators to conduct 5G trials. The Chinese companies, however, have been kept out of the trials. About the Spectrum Trials The Telecom Department has allowed Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and MTNL to conduct trials using 5G technology. These service providers have tied up with original equipment ..

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G7 summit 2021

Prime Minister Modi was invited by his British counterpart, Boris Johnson to attend the UK-hosted G7 summit to be held in 2021. India is one of the three guest nations alongside South Korea and Australia. The invitation is in line with the UK government’s intension to work alongside like-minded democracies to address common challenges. This ..

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What is 5G NR?

Context in Current Affairs: Nokia has begun its production of next generation of 5G Equipment in India. It is the first in India to manufacture 5G NR in India. What is 5G NR? 5G NR is 5G New Radio. It is a new radio access technology developed for the fifth-generation mobile network. It was designed ..

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Rajeev Gauba Panel set up to streamline Spectrum Allocation

The Government of India has constituted a panel under the cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba to streamline telecom spectrum allocation. The panel has been constituted with secretaries of railways, defence, home, telecom, department of space and Information and Broadcasting. Highlights The spectrum auction had been held by GoI for six times. They are 2010, 2012-16. However, ..

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