Telecom operator Vi (Vodafone Idea) on Friday introduced its partnership with gaming platform CareGame to supply 5G Cloud gaming expertise to its customers in India. The firm mentioned that with 5G’s low latency technology, the cloud gaming business is anticipated to democratise even additional.
“The online gaming industry is among the fastest growing entertainment segments in India and with the advent of 5G it is expected to grow many folds. Mobile gaming is a key agenda for us to drive engagement with our consumers”, Avneesh Khosla, Chief Marketing Officer, Vodafone Idea, mentioned in an announcement.
As per a report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), India presently has a consumer base of 300 million cell avid gamers. Growing at a CAGR of 38 per cent, the Indian cell gaming business is anticipated to triple in dimension to a $5 billion market by 2025.
“Our unique Mobile Cloud Gaming technology lifts all these barriers up so that all mobile gamers can enjoy all these great mobile games, whether being RPG, MOBA, Battle Royale, Strategy, Simulation, FPS, Racing or in any other genre”, mentioned Benjamin Athuil, Co-founder and President of CareGame.
Also, the telecom firm has partnered with the worldwide smartphone model Vivo to drive the 5G machine adoption in India. The partnership announcement comes on the eve of the most important digital technology discussion board in Asia, India Mobile Congress (IMC) being held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from October 1-4, 2022.
Vivo has efficiently examined its lately launched smartphones vivo V25 and T1 5G on the 5G spectrum bands acquired by Vi in New Delhi. With this, Vi clients attending IMC 2022 will be capable to expertise a variety of India-specific 5G technology options and use circumstances. With this affiliation, Vi and vivo will work collectively to drive 5G technology adoption by smartphone customers within the nation. Vi will proceed to companion with varied OEM manufacturers to allow its 4G clients to improve their handsets for 5G readiness.