Vodafone India all set to launch narrowband IoT

Telecom giant Vodafone India is in the process of introducing narrowband IoT in the country, as per a recent ET report. The company will become the second telco in the country after Reliance Jio Infocomm to start such a network,...

DeitY becomes Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

The Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has been converted into a separate ministry — Ministry of Electronics &Information Technology— after carving it out of the erstwhile Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. By EB Bureau The move acquires special...

Govt gives nod to Kochi electronics cluster

By Belal Khan The government has given its final consent to set up a greenfield electronics manufacturing cluster under 'Make in India' initiative at Kakkanad in Ernakulamin in Kerala. The project proposes to create an industrial park as per the international...

UPS systems for telecom and mobile towers: What’s new in the market

Some of the latest UPS systems for telecom and mobile towers are compact, have inbuilt chargers, options for external as well as inbuilt batteries, are transformer free, and come in hybrid variants For smooth running of a telecom setup and...

Bring back old rules, says mobile handset vendors

Mobile handset vendors have recommended the government to essentially restore the old rule of acknowledging an undertaking with bond or bank guarantee for importing parts for mobile manufacturing, instead of submitting a surety, which has led to higher costs. By...

ATC completes Vodafone India’s tower acquisition deal

American Tower Corporation (ATC) has completed the deal to acquire telecom towers held by Vodafone India. This will consolidate the American company’s position as the country’s second-largest telecom tower company. The deal is expected to be announced soon. “The deal...

Oppo to invest HK$115m for setting up factory in Greater Noida

According to South China Morning Post report, Chinese smartphone maker Oppo Electronics is planning to invests HK$115 million to set up a new factory in Greater Noida, marking the latest major investment by a mainland supplier in the world’s...

Telecom players seek roll-out of rules for ‘ease of doing business’

Telecom firms said that the government needs to provide them a level playing field in public projects and lower levies for 'ease of doing business'. They also sought permits in a time-bound manner, reported Economic Times. "Start-up firms have raised their...

Mango Man’s flagship product ‘Teewe’ now available at Spice Hotspot

Bengaluru based start-up, Mango Man Consumer Electronics Pvt Ltd has announced its partnership with Spice Hotspot mobile retail stores. Company's flagship product 'Teewe'-a media streaming stick will now be available offline. The product will be available at selected stores...

Xiaomi teams with Foxconn, plans to set up new production plants in India

Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi is planning to set up manufacturing units in India and also launch a greater number of devices in the Indian market in a bid to maintain the pace of its growth, especially with the Chinese market...

What’s new in the wireless communication testers and analysers market

Though the wireless communication industry is moving at a fast pace with a number of product launches happening almost every day, the analyser and tester market for this segment seems to be a little slow with very few product...

STK to foray into Indian smartphone market

STK, the London born brand is eying to enter the evolving Indian handset market this month with an aim to be among the top three online selling brands in India within three years. By Belal Khan The company plans to ‘redefine...

Vodafone and Huawei trial new 4.5G technologies to prepare for 5G

Vodafone UK and Huawei are conducting technical trials of a new mobile technology, 4.5G (TDD+) with LTE TDD, to significantly increase the capacity and efficiency of its 4G network in urban areas, as well as lay the foundations for...

Telecom equipment manufacturing: All eyes on domestic players

India already has key ingredients for manufacture of telecom products and a large domestic market. The industry’s focus should now be on creating Indian products in which R&D, intellectual property creation and product design are done in India, and thus, benefit the Indian economy

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