- GS-3: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
- GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Context: India successfully concluded the 5G auction on 1 August with bids worth around 1,50,173 crore. The auction saw India’s major telecom operators participating- Reliance Industries Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone Idea.
Mains Practice Question – The recent 5G auction is paving the way for telesurgery, internet of things. In this context, what do you think are the roadblocks in realising the full potential of 5G services in India?
Note: Write answers to this question in the comment section.