Updated: Aug 27, 2019
5G deployment to happen much faster in India than that of 3G or 4G. CISCO to increase focus on SMEs in anticipation.
1.As per Sameer Garde, President, Cisco India and SAARC, 5G deployment to happen much faster in India than that of 3G or 4G.
2.The move to 5G is expected to create bigger shifts in the power dynamics for technology players.
3.Service providers such as Reliance Jio and Airtel will need to develop skills and solutions to provide solutions on 5G for enterprises.
4.Currently 70-80 per cent of the revenues for service providers, come from selling directly to consumers. While 20-25 per cent come from enterprises.
5.The introduction of 5G will allow the service providers to significantly increase enterprise contribution.
6.The shift in the customer profile will mean that the service providers will need to engage with enterprises a lot more than they ever did.
7.CISCO’s free Wi-Fi offering with Google, will allow it to get closer to SMEs who can now start connecting to the internet through the free Wi-Fi.