India struggles to create a robust infrastructure for high-speed 5G deployment

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Experts say the future wave of 5G use cases won’t have any meaningful impact unless India’s fragile digital infrastructure quickly sees a complete makeover and becomes comparable with that in the US, China, South Korea and Japan to support the fast broadband technology.

Kolkata: Picture this: A doctor sitting in his room at a city hospital is performing an ultrasound scan on a person inside an ambulance parked in a remote part of the country, controlling the hand of a paramedic who is with the patient and monitoring the process real time via a video feed.A 5G ecosystem partner of Sweden’s Ericsson has developed a connected glove that enables such remote operation of ultrasound scanning machines.Such a

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