There are a few things in life that are universally infuriating—a tear in your favourite sweater, someone eating that last piece of cake you were fantasizing about and probably the biggest one—an internet that functions at the speed of a sloth. Considering we are used to having the world at our fingertips, dealing with a poor internet speed is just not an option anymore. Thankfully, the 5G revolution is upon us. And with big telcos, like Airtel, working to make this technology easily accessible, soon we won’t have to worry about buffering videos and streaming woes.
At the recent 5G auction, Airtel acquired 19867.8 MHz spectrum in 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100MHz, 3300 MHz and 26 GHz for Rs 43,084 cr for the next 20 years, which guarantees that our woes will be a thing of the past! With this, the brand is ready to lead the country into a new 5G era. Scroll down to see how 5G technology is going to positively impact every aspect of our lives…
Bid adieu to lags and buffering, say hello to 24*7 entertainment
Welcome days of complete chill with 5G technology. Think seamless streaming, no lags and 10x speed. This means no matter where you are, you will be able to enjoy enhanced live entertainment and video experiences on your smartphone. But there’s so much more to 5G than just faster speeds and zero lags.
Airtel has already offered a glimpse of what 5G will do for live entertainment, and brilliant is an understatement. Just a few months ago, Airtel showcased the country’s first ever 5G powered hologram of cricket icon – Kapil Dev – at the 175* Replayed event. What was even better, audience at the event were treated to an immersive video experience, where they could access multiple angles of in-stadia view, stats and more on their smartphones, all in real time.
Last year, Airtel also gave India its first ever Cloud Gaming demonstration (with pro gamers Mortal and Mamba), who experienced cloud gaming on a live Airtel 5G test network. It’s safe to say avid gamers will need nothing more than a 5G connection and their smartphone to enjoy high quality online gaming.
Make room for new and improved medical services
Healthcare and medical services are in for a world of change with 5G technology. There will be faster and more efficient sharing of medical data, diagnosis with better accuracy, the possibility of remote surgeries, and even virtual consultations, so flawless, it will be like the doctor is physically in front of you.
In an attempt to show how this new technological revolution will significantly improve patient care, Airtel recently partnered with Apollo Hospital and launched India’s first 5G connected ambulance. No more pain points, just great healthcare.
Wonders at work
We’re the hustle generation that spends eight hours (on an average) a day online. The absolute last thing we need is a connection that is riddled with flaws. With 5G though, we never have to experience that ever again. The challenges we face currently while working from home will practically vanish. No more spending two hours struggling to upload a heavy file or feeling frustrated after a presentation you’ve worked on tirelessly because your internet speed decided to give up on you.
Remember what we said about superfast data sharing? That and a whole lot more will get easier as 5G is adopted in workspaces. With the help of VR and AR, 5G will be able to recreate physical workspaces and make remote work a dream. This latest boost in tech is nothing short of a boon for companies and employees. In fact, Airtel has already launched India’s first private 5G network at a BOSCH facility, which is making inroads to completely change the future of enterprise connectivity.
Of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg that is 5G. All of these are based on tests and trials. So, you can only imagine the potential of things to come, once the technology is truly rolled out for commercial and personal use. But that shouldn’t be too long now.