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...

Vivo Aims To Invest More In India; Plans To Bring Its Design, R&D Centres

Analysts are of the opinion that setting up R&D centres is a natural extension of the smartphone makers’ ongoing India strategy. Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has said that it will invest more in India to bring its design and research and development (R&D) centres...

Ericsson Bags Its First VoLTE Deal From Airtel In India

Ericsson has been Airtel's managed service partner since 2004 and currently manages the telco’s pan-India 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, intelligent network and LAN/WAN. Bharti Airtel has awarded a new deal to Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson to implement voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) calling technology and IP Multimedia...

Motorola Eyes On Profitability; Aims To Make India An Export Hub

India’s smartphone market is witnessing cut-throat competition, with multiple brands playing a pure price game by dropping prices.  The Chinese Lenovo-owned handset maker Motorola is planning to make India an exports hub, a top executive said, adding the company has...

ZTE Calls For Lower 5G Spectrum Prices In India

ZTE also backed cheaper prices for 5G spectrum, saying the technology would help attract new business models. Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE believes that profitability is still a challenge for the organisation in India. This news comes when telcos are already reeling under revenue...

Niti Aayog Urges Telcos To Support Roll Out Of Public Wi-Fi Hotspots

Pubic Data Office Aggregator (PDOA) should be allowed to resell internet services through yesteryear PCO type of set-up that will be called Public Data Offices. Telecom operators need to support roll-out of public Wi-Fi hotspots to gain edge in technology space, Niti...

Sahibabad Station Of Northern Railways Gets Free Wi-Fi Facility

The project was initiated from the Mumbai Central Station and Sahibabad gets the distinction of becoming the 1500th station to get free Wi-Fi access. Sahibabad Station under Northern Railways has become the 1500th station in the country to get free Wi-Fi facility provided by...

Airtel And Vodafone-Idea Likely To Come Up With First Mobile Revenue Growth

Reliance Jio Infocomm is likely to continue to outclass both its rivals, posting strong net profit and revenue growth, propelled by heavy customer addition. Vodafone Idea (VIL) and Bharti Airtel’s mobile service revenue in India likely grew sequentially for the...

ISRO Delays DoTs Call On 5G

The DoS is not willing to even partially vacate the (28GHz) band, citing critical space operations. The government’s plans to use more spectrum to aid 5G rollout starting next year has hit a temporary roadblock, with the Department of Space (DoS) and the Indian...

Telecom Secretary Urges For Joint Task Force For Promotion Of Green Technology

There will be scope to design attractive incentivisation policy that can be channelised by telecom companies to adopt renewable energy.  Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Wednesday proposed setting up a joint task force with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to...

Haptik Enters A Strategic Partnership With Reliance Jio

On a fully diluted basis, RIL will hold about 87 per cent stake in the company, with the rest with Haptik’s founders and employees. Haptik has entered a strategic partnership with Reliance Industries, through its subsidiary Reliance Jio Digital Services Ltd. The...

COAI Scouts Implementation Of New Telecom Policy From The Next Govt

The policy approved by the Cabinet in September last year aims to attract $100 billion investment and create 4 million jobs in the sector by 2022. Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has sought implementation of the National Digital Communications Policy 2018 from...

Dhanbad Tops Opensignal’s Measurement List For 4G Availability

Overall, all the cities scored over 87 per cent 4G availability, as per Opensignal’s report and analysis. India’s coal capital Dhanbad scored 95.3 per cent in Opensignal’s measurements for 4G availability, becoming one of only two cities among India’s 50 cities to pass the...

BSNL To Sell Rs 15,000 Crore Fibre Assets To A Separate Unit

The new entrant Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea already have announced plans to hive off their fibre assets into separate entities. Cash-strapped telecom player BSNL, which faced issues with salary payments last month, plans to hive off its...

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