DoT to Explore Ways to Speed Up 5G Spectrum Allocation Policy

Participants at the DoT meeting today will take stock of government funding requirements and explore ways to support industry The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is meeting today to discuss on how to speed up the pending 5G spectrum allocation policy. The...

TRAI asks DoT to Apprise it of Govt’s Decision on Telecom Ombudsman

The government has approved a three-tier structure for resolution of consumer grievances in the telecom sector and creation of an ombudsman. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has written to Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan stating that it has not...

Solar Developers to be Compensated for Safeguard Duty

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission has , however, rejected the solar developers’ request for an extension in the financial closure and commissioning deadline Solar developers who won solar projects just before safeguard duty on solar panels and modules was imposed...

“In India, There are 300 Million Users Who Are Yet To Switch To Smartphones”

Today, there’s a surge of global smartphone players carrying out significant portions of their engineering operations in India. Smartphone chip manufacturers are beginning to design in India too. Neeraj Sharma, country head - India, UNISOC (formerly, Spreadtrum Communications) chats...

PGCIL Gets Nod to Offer Power Towers to Telecom Firms

PGCIL will bear the capital expenditure for infrastructure changes that would be required to add telecom setup, and the money will be recovered from telecom operators.   State-owned power transmission firm Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) can now offer its...

Govt Mulling Interoperability for Public Wi-Fi Network: Telecom secretary

The Ministry of Home Affairs will give the final security clearance on interoperability, and it is expected to be given shortly. Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Friday said that the government is considering a proposal to enable interoperability for public...

Over 150 Mobile Mfg Units Set Up in India in Past 4 Years: CMR

So far, the SMT manufacturing has focused on smartphone production, but very soon, a similar uptake in feature phone segment is also expected. With the government's "Make in India" push, the country witnessed the setting up of over 150 mobile...

Telcos Ask DoT To Delay Deadline To Test Gear Imports

In the absence of a testing ecosystem, the companies urged DoT and TEC to pave the way for early mutual recognition agreements (MRA) between India and other countries for testing and certification of telecom gear. Indian mobile service providers have...

“Our Search Engine Has 1200 Distribution Companies Offering Their Products”

Sourceability is a global technology company that specialises in the distribution of electronic components across the world. Read on to discover how it delivered profitability within just three-and-a-half years of being launched. Jens Gamperl, founder and CEO of Sourceability,...

India Facing Shortage of Skilled IT Workforce as Demand for New Technologies Grows: Nasscom

The demand-supply gap for skills affected the industry's performance in 2018, due to shortage of 140,000 skilled techies for 500,000 jobs in the industry across verticals There is an urgent need to re-skill about 50 per cent of India's...

Policy on Energy Storage Will Help India Achieve its Renewables Goal: AES Executives

Asia’s largest grid-scale energy storage project has been launched at Tata Power-Delhi Distribution’s Rohini substation. India need a clear policy around energy storage to achieve its ambitious goal of 175 GW of renewables, said top executives of US-based AES Corporation...

Tata Power Solar Launches Complete Residential Rooftop Solution in Hyderabad

The company has already launched this solution in Delhi, Mumbai, Bhubaneshwar, Ajmer, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru, Cochin, Chennai and Chandigarh.  Tata Power Solar, India's largest solar energy company and Tata Power's wholly-owned subsidiary, has launched a complete residential rooftop solution in...

BHEL to Set Up 129 MW Solar Power Plants in Telangana

The new plants are to be set up at four locations in Telangana – Ramagundam, Yellandu, Manuguru and Pegadapally  –  on EPC basis. State-owned power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an order for setting up...

UltraTech, Amplus Energy Join Hands to Boost Solar Energy Capacity

Amplus Sunshine will set up a 15MW captive solar plant at one of UltraTech’s Cement’s plants for an investment of around US$10m. UltraTech Cement has created a joint venture with renewable energy company Amplus Energy to expand its solar...

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