SK Telecom And Microsoft Sign Deal To Focus On 5G, AI And Cloud

Park Jung-ho, president and CEO of SK Telecom and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella signed the agreement. SK Telecom and Microsoft signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in areas such as 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud. Park Jung-ho, president and...

“India can be a big market for us, especially given its improving technology landscape”

The adoption of smart devices is increasing exponentially across the globe. The Indian ecosystem is gearing up for smart city solutions, connected automotives and narrowband (NB) IoT applications. This transition has caught the interest of foreign investors. Jerry Cheng,...

Airtel And Hughes To Merge Their India VSAT Operations

The combined entity will introduce new VSAT and related technologies and will continue to serve existing Hughes and Airtel customers. Bharti Airtel and Hughes Communications, a subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, which provides broadband satellite networks and services, on Tuesday said that the companies will...

Karnataka To Align Infra Roll Out Policy With RoW Policy

The DoT has requested the state government to conduct a workshop to create awareness about radiation, finalise the state RoW policy aligned with the central Right of Way policy. The Karnataka government has been asked by the telecom department to align its...

Crucial for Telecom Companies in India to Embrace 5G: Ericsson

Citing a survey, Ericsson claimed that one-third of customers will immediately leave their telecom operator, if competition begins in offering 5G As the domestic telecom industry is reeling under financial burden, Swedish telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson said that it is crucial...

Vodafone Idea Inks Multi-Million Dollar Pact with IBM for IT Sourcing

Vodafone Idea is collaborating with leading global technology partners including IBM to deploy new age technologies with built-in customisations and novel innovations Vodafone Idea Ltd, the largest telecom operator in India, announced that it has signed a multi-million-dollar IT outsourcing...

BSNL Launches ‘Bharat Fibre’ Broadband Service In Pulwama

BSNL has plans to roll out this service in all the districts of Jammu and Kashmir. State-owned telecom firm BSNL has become the first operator to start optical fibre-based high-speed broadband service in Pulwama with the launch of 'Bharat Fibre', the company said on Thursday.  "This...

Centre Appoints Navneet Gupta As Joint Secretary In Telecom Department

In December 2018, Gupta has been enrolled for holding the post of Joint Secretary or equivalent in the Union government.  The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) Monday named Navneet Gupta, an Indian Audit & Account Service (IAAS) 1997-batch officer as...

Telecom Subscriber Base in India Reaches 120 Crore in February

BSNL and Reliance Jio together added 86.39 lakh mobile subscribers and the rest of telecom operators jointly lost 69.93 lakh wireless customers The telecom subscriber base in India recorded a marginal growth in the month of February and reached 120.5...

Ericsson, Swisscom Switch on First Commercial 5G Network in Europe

The switching on of 5G network will also open the door to explore new opportunities in the Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT) Ericsson, global networking and telecom company and Swisscom, the largest telecommunications service provider in Switzerland, have...

Telecom Tariffs To Rise Likely From Second Half Of FY20: Edelweiss

The probability of a price hike can be attributed to the penetration in mobile broadband services which has increased significantly and is nearing a saturation point. Prices of telecom services are likely to rise in the second half of the current financial...

Delay In Spectrum Allotments For Trial Might Hurt India’s 5G Plan: Huawei

Huawei is already engaged with customers in deploying 40 commercial 5G networks around the world that will be 97 times faster than 4G.  Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei Technologies has warned that India’s 5G ambitions could hit an air pocket...

Reliance Jio Approaches Telecom Department For In-Flight Connectivity Licence

Hughes Communications India (HCIL) became the first company to be granted the in-flight and maritime connectivity licence in the country. Reliance Jio Infocomm has approached the telecom department for in-flight connectivity licence, that allows service providers to offer connectivity and...

Trai To Seek Views On Net Neutrality Compliance Soon

Service providers have to employ certain mechanism and a deviation from the net neutrality principles could be temporary, proportionate and transparent. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will soon come out with a new round of consultation on...

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