The popular iPhone all over the world now has about 7 million happy users in India too, these users will soon get access to Airtel’s 5G services. Tests related to 5G are being done in India by the American company Apple and there have also been reports that Airtel has installed networks for the Apple company. At present, these services of Airtel have been made available in eight cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi and Bangalore.
5G Telecom Services in India was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at India Mobile Congress on 1st October last week. Our country’s largest telecom company Reliance Jio’s 5G services will be available in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata by the end of this month. Mukesh Ambani, the head and chairman of Reliance Industries, has set a target to take these services across the country by the end of next year. The 5G network will not be accessible on all models of Apple iPhones in the country. Apple company said that their product iPhone 12 and all the above models support 5G network of some telecom companies. All iPhone users will be given access to it through an OTA update.
Telecom company Airtel’s Chief Technology Officer, Randeep Sekhon has said that Airtel customers having iPhone will soon be able to use 5G network. According to a media report, Airtel has given Apple special networks to help in testing the 5G network. 5G services are expected to be about 10 times faster than the 4G service currently running. The telecom department had also received total bids of about Rs 1.50 lakh crore in the recently concluded spectrum auction. The Telecom Department had initially estimated revenue of Rs 80,000-90,000 crore, which is almost double this.
American company Apple’s new iPhone 14 will be completely made in India. With this world’s largest smartphone market after China, Apple is expected to grow its business rapidly in India. Apple company started manufacturing in India in 2017 with the iPhone SE. Now Apple is making these advanced iPhone devices including iPhone SE, iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 completely in India.
Now the iPhone 14 has also been added to it. At the beginning of September last month, Apple launched its new series Launch Low of iPhone 14 models. In this iPhone 14 series, we have been given features like better camera, powerful sensors, satellite messaging for SOS text in emergency. There are four models in this new series from Apple – iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. These Apple smartphones made in the country will also be exported outside.