New Delhi: On Wednesday, Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani announced that his group’s digital arm Jio has been developing a homegrown 5G telecom solution.
“Jio has designed and developed a complete 5G solution from scratch. It will be ready for trials as soon as 5G spectrum is available and can be ready for field deployment next year,” Mr Ambani said at Reliance Industries’ annual general meeting.
Jio’s global-scale 4G and fibre network is powered by several core software technologies and components. “It is this capability and know-how that positions Jio on the cutting edge of another exciting frontier 5G,” he said.
Jio Platforms, with over 20 startup partners, has built world-class capabilities in technologies such as 4G, 5G, Cloud computing, Devices and OS, Big Data, AI, AR/VR, Blockchain, Natural Language Understanding and Computer Vision, he said.
In the next three years, Jio will connect half a billion mobile customers, a billion smart sensors and 50 million home and business establishments, Mr Ambani said.