PLI in manufacturing 5G products to boost telecommunications, electronics…


New Delhi, Feb 01 (IANS) The upcoming design-driven manufacturing program in 5G will boost the entire telecommunications and electronics sectors, industry experts said on Tuesday.

The government plans to conduct a 5G spectrum auction this year and roll out the technology for mass adoption next year. Part of the Production Linked Incentives (PLI) program, design-driven manufacturing will enable 5G growth and provide job opportunities.

“The required spectrum auctions will be conducted in 2022 to facilitate the deployment of 5G mobile services by 2022-23 by private telecommunications providers. A design-led manufacturing program will be launched to create a strong ecosystem for 5G under the production-related incentive scheme,” Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said during the presentation of the 2022-23 budget. .

Arvind Bali, CEO of the Telecom Sector Skill Council, said the deployment of 5G and the design-driven manufacturing program for the 5G ecosystem is “likely to increase human resource requirements significantly” and that we “must also train the existing and new workforce”.

According to Sandeep Lodha, co-founder of Netweb Technologies, the government’s announcement of a 5G spectrum auction between 2022 and 2023 was already on track.

“It is heartening to see the announcement of the PLI Plan for Design Driven Manufacturing which will contribute to the development of ‘Made in India’ products and solutions,” he added.

Sanjay Gupta, Indian Vice President and General Manager of NXP Semiconductors, said the design-led manufacturing program to be launched for the 5G ecosystem under PLI will boost the entire telecommunications and electronic.

“It will also provide and encourage research and development of technologies and solutions and enable affordable broadband and mobile communications,” he added.

According to Avneet Singh Marwah, CEO of Super Plastronics Pvt Ltd, the rollout of 5G will also have a direct impact on TV sales as consumers switch to smart TVs and experience higher quality content.




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Marjorie N. McClure