- TRAI gives nod for sale of 5G spectrum
- The government has set up a high level forum to evaluate road-maps and formulate a strategy to adopt 5G in the country by 2020.
- 5G is a wireless communication and next generation mobile networks technology after 4G LTE networks.
- The final standard for 5G will be set up by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
- India lacks a strong backhaul to transition to 5G.
- Backhaul is a network that connects cells sites to central exchange.