6G Vision Framework has been officially approved by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

6G Vision Framework Under the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has approved the 6G Vision Framework whose aim is to make the country a front-line contributor in the design, development and deployment of 6G technology by 2030 on the principles of Affordability, Sustainability and Ubiquity.  Before that, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had released India’s 6G Vision “Bharat  6G Vision” document on March 23, 2023 Over this rollout, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had said that India is emerging as a key player in the development of 6G technology. ITU has recently accepted India’s contribution towards setting a global framework on 6G. It is Hon’ble PM Modi’s clear vision that India must lead the world in 6G.

6G Vision Framework

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has named 6th Generation or 6G Technology as ‘IMT 2030’  which is a specialised agency for Information and Communication Technologies of the United Nations. In India, the Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC), the technical arm of the Ministry of Communications which also includes the National Study Group (NSG) is entrusted with the standardisation of the 6G Framework. In a significant achievement, the NSG contributed to the development of 5G technology- through the adoption of Low Mobility Large Cell (LMLC) by ITU as a 5G use case.  

6G Vision Framework announcement

What is the role of ITU in telecommunication?

The role of ITU in telecommunication is to facilitate international connectivity in communications networks, we allocate global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develop the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strive to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide