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...

India Is Unlikely To Ban Huawei’s 5G Equipment

Although the United States has called for a boycott of espionage concerns, India is unlikely to ban China’s Huawei’s sale of its 5G equipment, contrary to its previous position. A recent announcement states that telecom equipment manufacturers cannot be listed...

Skipper Bags Order Worth Rs 150 Cr to Install 2500 Telecom Towers

Skipper said that it has been associated with Ramboll of Denmark for serving the telecommunication tower market in India as well as globally Skipper Ltd, a leading Indian manufacturer of transmission and distribution structures - towers and poles, announced that...

COAI Defends Huawei Over National Security Concerns

The Association has requested the Telecom Export body to not make any submission to the National Security Advisor without consulting the Department of Telecom. The Cellular Operations Association of India (COAI) has come out in defense of Huawei Technologies after the Telecom...

DoT Prepares to Launch Broadband Readiness Index

Department of Telecom (DoT) will hold a workshop for industry leaders to discuss the implementation of the National Digital Communications Policy 2018  Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, Department of Telecom (DoT), has announced that a broadband readiness index will soon be launched...

Vodafone Idea Urges DoT to Postpone Spectrum Auction till 2020

Vodafone Idea supports affordable spectrum prices for empowering India’s telecom industry and making broadband accessible to all Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) has written a letter to the department of telecom (DoT) urging to postpone spectrum auction till 2020. It says...

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