The Indian Army will build a 5G network along the border in order to increase the delivery of high-speed data.

The Indian Army has already begun deploying 5G networks along the Line Of Actual Control (LAC) The study outlined and proposed a roadmap for the integration of 5G into the Defence Forces .

New Delhi, August 6: The Indian Army is planning to develop a 5G network along its boundaries, according to sources within the Defence department.According to a source, the Indian Army has already begun deploying 5G networks along the Line Of Actual Control (LAC) for better communications among troops operating at the forwarding edge of the battlefield.The study outlined and proposed a roadmap for the integration of 5G into the Defence Forces.A Memorandum of Understanding between the Military College of Telecommunication Engineering and the IIT Madras has also been signed.

According to Union Minister of Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw, the fifth generation (5G) telecom services are expected to be launched in India by October this year after the government successfully completed the spectrum auction, leaving over Rs 1.50 lakh crore in bids from four vendors, including Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Adani Data Networks.