5G Network India Launch: How much would the 5G Plan Cost in India?

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the 5G network in India on October 1st at the Indian Mobile Congress

Jio and Airtel have already announced the rollout schedule of the network across the country.

Both Jio and Airtel said that this is the fastest ever expansion of the 5G network in the world.

There have been speculations that 5G network plans will on similar lines as 4G, with marginal differences.

This can be seen as a move to encourage mass adoption of 5G in the country.

The recently completed spectrum auction hinted that Jio will have an edge thanks to the 700MHz band.

Kunal Vora, head of India equite research at BNP Paribas, mentioned that  5G adoption will take a hit if telecom operators decide to price the 5G  series higher than 4G.

Airtel CTO had told 91Mobiles back in July that 5G plans in India are expected to be priced similar to the 4G plans that users are currently paying.

There are also reports that smartphone brands might partner with telecom networks to offer bundled plans.

This makes sense considering the demand for 5G-supported phones will only grow in the coming days.