PM Modi launches 5G test bed

The testbed was built at a cost of roughly INR220 crore. It was created as a multi-institute collaboration initiative by eight institutes lead by IIT Madras.

PM Modi launches 5G test bed
Image: Prime Minister of India launches 5G test bed. Credits: Screengrab of the video (Narendra Modi- YouTube)

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country's first 5G test bed at the silver jubilee celebrations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Created as a multi-institute collaboration initiative by eight institutes led by IIT Madras, the test bed was built at a cost of roughly USD 28 million.