PM Modi will launch 5G services on October 1

The National Broadband Mission tweeted to announce the 5G launch

"Taking India's digital transformation & connectivity to new heights, Hon'ble PM, @narendramodi, will roll out 5G services in India; at India Mobile Congress; Asia's largest technology exhibition," the tweet said.

Modi will launch 5G while inaugurating the India Mobile Congress on October 1 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

The Mobile Congress is jointly organised by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).

Government has given a target of 80 per cent coverage of 5G telecom services in India

Experts have said 5G technology will greatly benefit India

5G will benefit the Indian economy by ? 36.4 trillion

5G will account for more than a third of total connections in India by 2030