Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in his Independence Day speech that 5G services will be launched in India soon. “Now we are entering the 5G era…don’t have to wait too long. We are bringing fibre to every village. I am fully aware that the dream of digital India will pass through the villages,” Modi said in his speech at the Red Fort Wall.
Several telecom operators have said they will launch 5G services soon, and many users are asking if their phones support 5G technology. Now you can check for yourself if your Android or iOS smartphone supports 5G, reports Mint. Here’s how you can check if your Android phone supports 5G technology. Step 1: Tap the Settings option on your Android smartphone. Step 2: Select the option “Wireless & Networks”. Step 3: Click on the “SIM & Network” option. Step 4: Under the list of preferred networks, all technologies will appear on the screen. Step 5: If your smartphone supports 5G, it will be listed as 2G/3G/4G/5G. Here are the steps you need to take to check if your Apple iPhone supports 5G. Step 1: Click the Settings option on your Apple iPhone. Step 2: Select the Cellular/Mobile Data option. Step 3: Your phone is 5G-ready if the screen shows options like data roaming, voice and data, data mode, and more. If not, please contact your carrier for 5G service.The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) issues frequency allocation letters on the same day that airwave bidders pay. The country’s 5G spectrum auction has received bids worth Rs 1.5 crore. Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio has monopolized nearly half of the airwaves with a bid of Rs 87,946.93 crore.