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Nokia To Set Up Robotics Lab At IISc Bengaluru For 5G Research

New Delhi: Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia on Tuesday announced collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru to establish a network robotics laboratory for research on socially relevant use cases based on 5G and emerging technologies. The Nokia Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Networked Robotics will promote interdisciplinary research involving robotics, advanced […]

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'Stiff competition, high HR cost, hitting BSNL, MTNL'

New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday blamed stiff competition, high employee cost and no 4G services for the poor financial state of BSNL and MTNL. Absence of 4G services and high employee costs are hitting at the competitive strength of the public sector companies – Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar […]

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Airtel deploys LTE 900 technology to boost 4G in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: Aiming to enhance indoor network experience for Airtel 4G smartphone customers, telecom major Bharti Airtel on Monday announced it has upgraded its mobile network in Delhi-NCR with the deployment of LTE 900 technology on the 900 Mhz spectrum. “As we introduce LTE-900, we will further step up our indoor network coverage. It will […]

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Airtel picks Ericsson for VoLTE expansion in India

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced it has selected Swedish telecommunications manufacturer Ericsson to expand its pan-India voice over LTE (VoLTE) services to offer HD-quality calling over 4G smartphones and smart watches. Airtel will deploy the Ericsson Cloud VoLTE solution to deliver VoLTE services onto a customer data centre. “We remain committed to building […]

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Telcos with 4G network will have to invest less for 5G services, informs TRAI

New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in a white paper released on Friday said although deployment of the 5G network would require substantial investments, the operators which currently have 4G network would need a lesser amount of investment as they can use their existing 4G infrastructure for 5G services. The white paper […]

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Airtel offers users 30 GB free data on 4G smartphone upgrade

New Delhi: Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Friday said it has rolled out an initiative under which its customers on 2G/3G mobile devices will be eligible for 30 GB data free of cost when they upgrade to a 4G smartphone. Airtel said this programme will complement its ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative, under which it […]

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Moon to have 4G network in 2019

Berlin: The moon will have its first 4G cell phone network in 2019, the network builder Vadafone has said. The German branch of the multinational telecommunication company has teamed up with Nokia to do the mission, London-headquartered Vadafone said in a statement on Tuesday. The network is to support a private lunar rover mission by […]

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Jio customers, prices of data plans may rise soon

New Delhi: Good times for Jio subscribers may be over as it seems that Reliance Jio may raise the price of its data offers and become more of a level playing field for its rivals. After providing free and discounted data pricing for a year, Jio may make 2018 the year it raises prices, sources […]

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Idea launches new 4G plan to beat Jio; offers 1GB Data Per Day, Free Roaming Calls

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The launch of Jio by Reliance has indeed raised the competition among the telecom service providers in the country with other companies coming up with new plans and benefits to woo more telecom subscribers. Now, Idea has jumped into the pool of competition by launching a new plan providing 1GB data per day […]

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4G tablets to constitute 50% market share in 2017

New Delhi: The 4G tablets segment will constitute 50 per cent of the market by the end of this year, market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Monday. According to CMR’s “India Quarterly Tablet PC Market Review-1Q 2017” report, Android-based tablets have already captured the majority of the market while Windows-based tablets have seen […]

5G: Indian Standards for the network to be ready by 2018

New Delhi: The standards for the rollout of 5G network in the country are likely to be ready by 2018, an official said on Friday. “India is getting future ready and has started serious work on identifying and formalising the standards for the rollout of 5G. The standards are likely to be ready by 2018,” […]

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Reliance Jio clocks highest 4G speed in March: TRAI

New Delhi: Reliance Jio has recorded highest average speed in 4G in the month of March, the telecom regulator said here. According to the data published by myspeed.trai.gov.in, Jio’s average speed stood at 18.487 Mbps till April 1, 00.30 a.m. The speed recorded is the highest among other players like Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and […]

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Samsung launches two new 4G smartphones, to be exclusively sold on Flipkart

Kolkata: Electronics giant Samsung yesterday expanded its range of Galaxy smartphones by launching two new 4G phones – J5 and J7 – in India. Samsung said it has tied up with Flipkart to offer the phones exclusively on the online platform. Both the phones can be pre-booked between July 16 and July 22. The Galaxy […]