Samsung’s Research and Development (R&D) center in India is working with its headquarters on 5G product development.
South Korean telecom giant – Samsung Electronics has reportedly claimed that the company is interested in collaborating with telecom operators in India over 5G services.
While the country is yet to decide on 5G operations, the Indian market is apparently signing Samsung to improve its 5G presence.
June Hee Lee, Senior Vice President and Head of Technology Strategy Team at Samsung was reportedly quoted stating that the company has been working on the development of 5G for over a decade. The main concern of the company is to provide secure and efficient network and to achieve the same it has tying up with several carriers and network providers globally, he further claimed.
Lee states that the price of a 5G device will depend on several factors such as the price of the components. The company however is focusing on rolling out 5G services now and will work for the availability of quality product with the advancement of technology in the market, he further added.
For the record, in April, Samsung launched Galaxy S10 5G- the world’s first 5G phone and has repeatedly promoted the use of 5G services in several businesses, inclusive of self-driving vehicles, Internet of Things and smart factories.
For the record, the 5G network possesses speed up to 20 times faster than 4G LTE and contains one millisecond of latency.
According to June Hee Lee, the availability of 5G depends on two main principles – the first being the amount of data and second being the speed available. Thus, both speed and data must be provided in a proportionate manner.
According to industry experts, with 20 times faster speed as compared to the 4G network, customers using 5G network can download a full TV show season in minutes, stream 4K videos without any lags and have augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences.
Reportedly, India is yet to decide on rolling out 5G operations. No specific timeline has been mentioned so far.