Apple users in India will get 5G starting next week

Apple users in India will get 5G starting next week

Apple will roll out the long-awaited software updates for the 5G network in India to its users starting next week. The service will be available when Apple releases its iOS 16 Beta software update. Airtel and Reliance Jio customers on any of the iPhone 14, iPhone 13, iPhone 12 and iPhone SE (3rd generation) models can use Apple’s Beta software program to experience 5G service.

The Apple Beta Software Program is open to anyone with a valid Apple ID who accepts the Apple Beta Software Program Agreement during the registration process. Apple’s Beta software program also allows users to try out preview software and experience the latest features before the software becomes more widely available.

Users are encouraged to provide feedback to Apple on quality and usability, which helps Apple identify problems, fix them, and further improve Apple software.

To access the Apple Beta Software Program, iPhone users can simply enroll their device to access the latest public betas as well as subsequent updates, including the 5G beta that will be available to Airtel and Jio customers. starting next week.

As a member of the Apple Beta Software Program, users will be able to enroll their iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, HomePod mini, or Apple Watch to access the latest public beta versions, as well as subsequent updates.

Apple said that both the program and the software are free for iPhone users. This program is voluntary and there is no compensation for participation.

India announced the launch of 5G services on October 1.

Earlier in October, Apple in a statement to ANI had said: “We are working with our carrier partners in India to bring the best 5G experience to iPhone users as soon as network validation and quality testing is complete and performance”.

“5G will be enabled via a software update and will begin rolling out to iPhone users in December,” it added in the statement.

This move by the iPhone maker apparently comes after the Department of Telecommunications and the Ministry of Information Technology pressured mobile phone manufacturers and telecom operators to update 5G-related software on devices and establish infrastructure. necessary for a faster implementation of the telecommunications services of the new era.

5G internet services are finally here in India. On October 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at the 6th Mobile India Congress held at the Pragati Maidan in Delhi.

The central government intends to cover 5G services across the country within 2 years, Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said recently at an event.

In mid-August, the government issued spectrum allocation letters to telecom service providers, asking them to prepare for the rollout of 5G services.

In October, Bharti Airtel also said it had launched “Airtel 5G Plus” services in eight cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur and Varanasi – and would cover all of urban India by 2023.

According to market research firm IDC, 5.1 crore of 5G smartphones were shipped from 2020 to the first half of 2022 and are expected to exceed 50 percent market share by 2023.

Reliance Jio also announced that it will launch high-speed 5G telecom services for Diwali this year in several key cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai. Subsequently, it intends to expand its 5G network to each and every city, tehsil, and talukas across the country by December 2023, which is less than 18 months from now.

“Samsung… I think there are 27 models of 5G. 16 models are already ready and enabled. The rest will be done on November 10-12. OnePlus, all 17 models will work on our network. Vivo, all 34 models, Realme, “All 34 models will work on our network. All 33 Xiaomi models and 14 Oppo models will work. Apple has 13 models. They will be released (software update) around the first week of November and should be ready by mid-December.” Bharti said. Airtel Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Gopal Vittal said.

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