DoT Extends Deadline For Testing Telecom Equipment Again

The department of telecommunications (DoT) has once again pushed back the deadline to begin domestic testing and certification of telecom equipment. Amid industry concerns on the lack of adequate testing infrastructure in the country, the department of telecommunications (DoT) has...

Bharti Airtel In Talks To Buy Telkom Kenya

Airtel Kenya had been driven by a combination of higher voice, mobile data and money transfer transactions in the eastern African country. Bharti Airtel is in talks to buy Telkom Kenya, which will help the Sunil Mittal-led telco emerge stronger in the...

C-DOT & University of Bristol Working To Set Up 5G Test Bed In India

The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), is working with the University of Bristol to set up a 5G test bed in the country, besides developing back haul solutions for providing access for rural connectivity. In a recent report, Economic Times...

Northeast India Needs To Double The Telecom Infrastructure: TAIPA

The Northeastern states would require to double the telecom infrastructure with Meghalaya alone would need as many as 2,162 mobile towers, an industry group said to Economic Times on Monday. Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) in a recent statement said...

Huawei Seeks New Growth Avenues, Introduces Server Chipset

Huawei launched a new chipset for using in servers at a time when China is pushing to increase the chip-making capabilities in the country and to cut its heavy dependence on imports Chinese multinational conglomerate Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, which specialises in telecom...

Govt Revenue From Telcos Slips 22% In 2017-18

The government's revenue mop-up from the telecom sector fell by about 22 percent in the 2017-18 fiscal owing to a decline in earnings of service providers from sale of services, Parliament was informed Friday. The government collects license fee and...

No Proposal To Ban Huawei Telecom Equipment: Manoj Sinha

The India government on Friday said there is no proposal to ban telecom equipment maker Huawei. This will be a major relief for Huawei to continue strong business in India, the second largest telecom market in terms of the number...

Revenue of Government from Telecom Sector Drops 22 Per cent in 2017-18

The revenue of government from licence fee has dropped by 18.12 per cent to Rs 10,670 crore in the 2017-18 fiscal as compared to Rs 13,032.9 crore in the previous financial year The revenue mop-up of the government of India from...

DoT In Talks With ISRO To Set Up Network Of Telecom Satellites

The telecom department is in discussion with the space department to set up a network of satellite for communication services across the country. An official source informed PTI that DoT is working to set-up network of low earth orbit (LEO) satellite and...

India’s Telecom User Base Increases to 119.2 Crore in October

Reliance Jio and state-run BSNL were the only two operators that gained new subscribers in October 2018. Both jointly added over 1.08 crore new mobile phone customers. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released the latest statistics showing the...

Broadband Subscribers in India Grow 44 Per cent, Lowest Since 2014: TRAI

Reliance Jio is the leader in the mobile broadband space in India, whereas BSNL is the number one operator in wired broadband segment Despite a lot of focus by industry as well as government towards enhancing the broadband penetration in...

HFCL Wins Two Global Contracts Worth Rs 148 crore

The contracts are for executing telecommunication systems projects for Mauritius Metro Express Project and Dhaka Metro Mass Rapid Transit System. The Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited (HFCL), a leading telecom infrastructure provider, has bagged two global contracts worth Rs 148 crore...

Huawei’s Trouble Spills Over to Europe’s Telecom Market

Huawei is already in trouble with the US, Australia and New Zealand as the countries have blocked the company from developing 5G networks amidst concerns of it having possible links with the Chinese government.  Things are getting even worse for...

HCL Technologies, Cloudify Partner to Bring 5G Slicing to Telecoms

HCL’s team is using the capabilities and platform of Cloudify for a new solution that allows telecom operators to create reliable, dedicated SDN connections HCL Technologies Limited, India’s third largest software services company, has entered into a partnership with a leading cloud-native orchestration...

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