In News: The Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh has become the first ever district in India for on-ground deployment of innovative 5G use cases offered by start-ups.
About 5G use Cases
- To accelerate Digital Transformation across socio-economic verticals, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) under Telecom Startups MSMEs Mission (TSuM) & 5G Vertical Engagement Partnership Program (VEPP) have been facilitating collaborations of Digital Communication Tech to potential user communities like State governments, Smart cities, Aspirational districts and vertical industries.
- Focus areas: Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), is leading the “5G use case promotional pilot” for deploying 5G/4G/IoT innovative solutions of Startups & SMEs at Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh, with a focus on Health, Agriculture, Dairy, Education & Skill development, benefiting the Vidisha community at large.
- The use cases will be implemented as part of the 5G use case promotional pilot at community and district health facilities, model schools, Agri and dairy farmers, and skill development centres
- Significance: Further, the evaluation of the pilot tests will identify the most successful cases, the most profitable business models in the short and medium term for companies and the new possibilities that 5G can bring to public services.