Sri Balaji University, Pune(SBUP) is proud to be associated as academic partner of India Mobile Congress (IMC), the largest telecom, media, and technology forum in Asia, jointly organized by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).
IMC 2022 aims at building ideas, forging long lasting industry relationships, showcasing leading-edge mobile technology and product trends in today’s scenario. The event brings together representatives from business, industry leaders, government, and other ecosystem players to deliberate, discuss, and demonstrate the most recent developments in the TMT & ICT sector.
Not only is the India Mobile Congress the biggest technology event in Asia, it is also the biggest networking event in India in the technology space.
India Mobile Congress 2022 was held between 01-04 October, 2022 and was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi.
The Session was open to the all the delegates and approximately 100 people were in attendance. During the session, attendees shared opinions, thoughts and suggestions for “ Built in India – Open wifi network”
This session started with understanding of open wifi network and its importance . the speackers discuss various use cases and how they are using this use cases to develop the community network. OpenWiFi is a collaborative approach to build a disaggregated Wi-Fi software system, that will help the industry to accelerate the delivery of more innovative and efficient solutions for Carrier and Enterprise-grade Wi-Fi, through three key benefits which are :
There is already a strong demand signal for OpenWiFi, with both Wi-Fi and Cellular Service Providers moving to test the platform for their specific use cases, and with industry organizations preparing to collaborate in trials.
The biggest challenge open wifi will solve is diversification of supply management and source domestics.
Wi-Fi usage is growing dramatically, it continues to carry a majority of the wireless internet traffic and is a strong driver of economic growth. The Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) is projecting nearly $5 Trillion in annual economic benefits globally from Wi-Fi by 2025.
Wi-Fi and cellular are complementary, and can work together to deliver ubiquitous connectivity: TIP is enabling industry collaboration to drive infrastructure solutions that transform global connectivity, and Wi-Fi is a key technology to make this vision possible. As the mainstream unlicensed counterpart to 5G, Wi-Fi 6 offers Service Providers a great set of tools to deliver high density, high bandwidth always on connectivity.
That was an amazing and informative session for students as well as people who came from outside, these types of event are a source to increase knowledge and interest.
– Suchit Gour (BITM –OPS & SCM)