Meanwhile, Jio has increased its average revenue per user (ARPU) to Rs.151.60 (IC) due to the “better subscriber mix and recent tariff hike.” This is an improvement from Rs.143.6 last quarter. In the meantime, the company has also collected a net profit of Rs.3,486 crore.
Jio, like any other telcos, will launch 5G in both urban and rural settlements as mandated by DoT to narrow the digital divide. The telco serves over 440 million subscribers and with a 5G launch could hit further grounds soon.
As India embarks on the 5G road, Nepal has also geared up for its own. As per reports, the state-owned operator NTC could start testing 5G in mid-band 2600 MHz by June.
5G is arriving in South Asian nations while East Asian neighbors are thriving on it. Should the remaining states wait for better 5G implementations or accelerate with the technology? You can offer your inputs in our comments section below.