Samsung says will roll out 5G software update by mid-November in India
The company said in a statement to IANS that it is currently working with operator partners for a seamless roll-out of the 5G experience for users.
"We are working closely with our operator partners and are committed to rolling out OTA updates across all our 5G devices by the middle of November 2022, enabling Indian consumers to experience 5G seamlessly," a Samsung
"Samsung has pioneered 5G technology development since 2009 and took the leading role in standardising 5G technology globally," the company spokesperson added.
In India, Samsung has the widest portfolio of 5G devices.
The announcement came as the government convened a meeting of handset manufacturers and telecom service providers on Wednesday to ensure a smooth transition towards the new technology.
Prioritising software upgrades would enable the early adoption of 5G in India.
India is home to more than 500 million smartphone users and over 100 million users with 5G-ready smartphones wish to upgrade to a 5G subscription in 2023, according to the latest
The study said that Indian smartphone users are willing to pay a 45 per cent premium for a plan bundled with novel experiences, which could be a delight for Internet service providers ready with 5G.
AdvertisementHowever, there are multiple challenges ahead for telecom service providers to meet the roll-out deadlines.
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