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The DoT has fixed a uniform fee of Rs 5,000 for the 5G trial licence The validity of the 5G trial licence will range between 3 month and 2 years, depending on the purpose of the trial  Indian...

Prasad Urges Telcos To Make India A Hub Of Telecom Equipment Mfg

Prasad has asked the telecom industry to focus on innovation around 5G technology to create products with India specific patents He expressed his desire to see the mobile sector to work in conjunction with start-ups The government is...

TRAI Expresses Interest In Becoming India’s Data Leader; MeitY Not Keen

Trai is pitching to become the nodal authority for data security, privacy and cybercrime Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill envisages the data regulator as a much stronger and bigger body Trai’s pitch comes as the government is preparing...

Ericsson’s 5G technologies promise huge benefits for operators and consumers

India is currently poised at the cusp between 4G and 5G technologies. As global players await the domestic spectrum auction and ready themselves to roll out their offerings in the world’s fastest-growing telecom market, we look at what one...

Samsung Ready To Work With Telecom Operators For 5G Rollout In India

Samsung said it would be launching 5G in India once telecom operators are ready to work with the company Samsung has a 5G network in the US as well as in South Korea in both millimetre wave and sub-six-GHz...

Ravi Shankar Prasad Aims To Take Broadband To Masses

The government would take broadband to the doorsteps in rural India through a policy push and entrepreneurship ecosystem Prasad urged Indian IT companies and Nasscom to participate in the creation of ‘Digital Villages’ in the country Efforts should...

I Squared Cap To Invest $300 Million In Telecom Infra Platform Lightstorm

I Squared Capital plans to acquire optical fibre networks to set up a carrier-neutral telecom infrastructure platform In India, I Squared Capital has so far set up two platforms—Cube Highways, a roads and highways platform and the recently-divested...

India To Have Spectrum Auctions Likely In Second Half Of 2020

Regulators in countries such as India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh are still initiating consultations with operators and are likely to schedule 5G spectrum auctions only in the second half of 2020 or later The Indian government has identified the...

Government Gets Six Proposals For 5G Trials

The Indian government has received proposals for 5G trials from China’s Huawei and ZTE also 5G field trials would be undertaken only through licensed telcos “in a restrictive, limited geographical area for specific use cases” The government is...

DoT & MeitY Eyes EU Toolbox To Address 5G Related Concerns

The toolbox will be a standard set of applications that will identify all the risks and create an inventory, test and check hardware and software and identify products, services and suppliers that are potentially not secure The process...

India Will Allow Data Mobility Only If Reciprocated: Telco Minister

Prasad cautioned that the country’s data sovereignty will be ‘non-negotiable’ The government will take the personal data protection law to the cabinet soon, which will be followed by final approval from Parliament India may allow data mobility outside India...

Telecom Panel Asks TRAI To Review Recommendations On 5G Spectrum Sale

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had said India would hold an auction for 5G spectrum and other bands this year Trai is expected to revert with its review, which also includes putting the available spectrum for sale, in a...

Vodafone Idea, Airtel In Talks With Samsung For 4G And 5G Tech

Both Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India don't want to get stuck with just two vendors — Ericsson and Nokia Samsung is already getting “feelers” from telcos in India for both 4G and 5G technologies Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel...

Include 28 GHz Band Along With 26 GHz in 5G Spectrum Sale: Telcos Ask...

The next generation 5G networks are expected to provide data speeds at least 20 times faster than 4G. It is seen as vital for emerging technologies like self-driving cars and artificial intelligence.   New telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, earlier this...

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