4G-enabled mobile cover for 3,933 uncovered villages in Odisha

The Union Cabinet has approved a Scheme for provisioning of 4G Mobile Coverage in 7287 uncovered villages of Aspirational Districts of Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand & Odisha. Of which, majority of them are in Odisha, the minister told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.

5G smartphones to capture 50% of global market by 2023: IDC

"While many of the top vendors have reduced their 2020 production plans to align with the market decline, we've seen most of the cuts focused on their 4G portfolios," said Ryan Reith, programme vice president with IDC's ‘Worldwide Mobile Device Trackers'.