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Low tariff and huge traffic due to Reliance Jio takes its toll on Bharti Airtel, Q4 profit slumps 72%
Low tariff and huge traffic due to Reliance Jio takes its toll on Bharti Airtel, Q4 profit slumps 72%

The net result of this was a revenue decline of 7.1% (in India) in Q4 even as EBITDA margins eroded by 2.9%

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Telecom NewsOver legislation is the biggest problem of telecom industry, says B K Syngal
B K Syngal, Former CMD, VSNL

Recent merger of Vodafone and Idea is an example of over-legislation. In at least six markets, the merged entity’s revenue share is more than 50%, which is the limit put up by TRAI. Also, in four circles, the merged entity will overshoot 25% prescribed limit of spectrum in mergers and acquisitions. Now, these issues will open up these entities to scrutiny from DoT, TRAI, SEBI (for anti-competition practices), without the mention of any due procedures and timelines to adhere to.......read more
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Telecom News Gartner says worldwide sales of smartphones grew 9 percent in first quarter of 2017
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsThe shift in buyer preference is positively affecting Chinese manufacturers such as Huawei, Oppo and Vivo in their strategy to build desirable features at affordable prices. Their combined market share in the first quarter of 2017 accounted for 24 percent, up 7 percentage points year on year...read more
Telecom News Huawei, REDtone and Fusionex collaborates to accelerate cloud transformation in Asia Pacific
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom News"We are appreciative that REDtone and Fusionex have set their sights in helping their customers from different industries to digitalize their businesses. We see this as a future model of growth for enterprises in the digital era," said George Pan, CTO of Huawei Malaysia...read more
Telecom News Ericsson introduces customized network solutions for Indian market
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsEricsson Wide Band Radio 2242 and Ericsson Dual Band Radio Dot launched to enable operators to enhance capacity and coverage, while enabling savings on energy and opex costs...read more
Telecom News Hughes JUPITER system selected for national ‘Digital India’ initiative
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsIPSTAR will operate the JUPITER System over the THAICOM 4 high-throughput satellite in India, enabling government-owned service provider BSNL to offer fixed and mobile services as part of the government’s ‘Digital India’ initiative, raising the quality of life by extending broadband to rural and urban areas across the country...read more
Telecom News MediaTek powered Smart home and Healthcare devices launched in India
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom News“Collaborating with PiOctave and Chainway is an essential part of MediaTek’s commitment to make every-day life stress-free and more convenient. Through our R&D efforts and constant technology advancements, MediaTek continues to deliver technology to enrich, and enhance everyday life,” said Kuldeep Malik, Country Head, Corporate Sales International of MediaTek...read more
Telecom News No full-time secretary for Telecom department, Aruna Sundararajan gets additional charge of DoT
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsA notification to this effect was issued by the department of personnel, Wednesday, according to which Sundararajan will be at the helm of telecom ‘till further orders or appointment of a regular incumbent, whichever is earlier.’...read more
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Telecom News Airtel upgrades 4G network in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsDeploys Dual Carrier technology using a combination of TD LTE and FD LTE to significantly boost 4G network capacity, coverage and deliver a superior mobile broadband experience to customers...read more
Telecom News Huawei reinforces ecosystem innovation and leadership at CommunicAsia 2017
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsCollaboration with 20 key industry partners announced at Huawei eco-Connect to drive innovation and capitalize on cloud transformation opportunities...read more
Telecom News Mahindra Comviva MobiLytix IRIS platform now as SaaS
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsWith MobiLytix IRIS as SaaS, Telecom operators will get assured universal access on an economical investment. The ‘pay as you go’ and ‘plug and play’ features makes sure that operators pay based on capacity subscribed without worrying about hardware requirements and maintenance...read more
Telecom News Huawei eLTE SafeCity wins CCW2017 future technology award
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsTraditional narrowband communication networks, which support only basic voice services, cannot satisfy today''s emergency networks'' demands for mobile policing, multi-services, all-round monitoring, intelligent command, and intelligent dispatch. The eLTE SafeCity solution is Huawei''s answer to such a challenge...read more
Telecom News Cobham Wireless delivers industry-first 5G network test solution
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsThe TM500 5G test solution simulates multiple devices connecting to a 5G network, modelling real world conditions. When used in combination with Cobham Wireless’ application emulation and security performance solution, the company is providing a complete, end-to-end 5G test solution to the market...read more
Telecom News Ziox Mobiles launches Astra Colors 4G smartphone with SOS feature at Rs 6499
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsThe device features a 5 inch display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, 5MP rear & front camera, 8GB internal storage, 4000 mAh battery and is 4G VoLTE/ViLTE compatible...read more
Telecom News ASUS launches Zenfone Go 5.5 Smartphone exclusively on Amazon at Rs 8499
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsThe device features 5.5 inch display, Qualcomm 8916 quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, Android Marshmallow OS, 13MP rear and 5MP front camera, 16GB internal storage, 3000 mAh battery and has 4G connectivity...read more
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"Smartphones have an integral part to play in the connected world of future"
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Kuldeep Malik
Country Head – Corporate Sales International, MediaTek India Technology Pvt. Ltd.

With more IoT devices and technologies being developed, smartphones have an integral part to play in the connected world of future. With favourable government initiatives and policies, we expect data consumption to grow further along with more connected devices.......read more

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Telecom NewsTelecom NewsHuawei reinforces ecosystem innovation and leadership at CommunicAsia 2017
Collaboration with 20 key industry partners announced at Huawei eco-Connect to drive innovation and capitalize on cloud transformation opportunities...read more
Policy & Regulation
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsNo full-time secretary for Telecom department, Aruna Sundararajan gets additional charge of DoT
A notification to this effect was issued by the department of personnel, Wednesday, according to which Sundararajan will be at the helm of telecom ‘till further orders or appointment of a regular incumbent, whichever is earlier.’...read more
Technology
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsMahindra Comviva MobiLytix IRIS platform now as SaaS
With MobiLytix IRIS as SaaS, Telecom operators will get assured universal access on an economical investment. The ‘pay as you go’ and ‘plug and play’ features makes sure that operators pay based on capacity subscribed without worrying about hardware requirements and maintenance...read more

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Telecom NewsTelecom NewsGartner says worldwide sales of smartphones grew 9 percent in first quarter of 2017
The shift in buyer preference is positively affecting Chinese manufacturers such as Huawei, Oppo and Vivo in their strategy to build desirable features at affordable prices. Their combined market share in the first quarter of 2017 accounted for 24 percent, up 7 percentage points year on year...read more
People Movement
TCS to set up World’s largest Corporate Learning Center in Thiruvananthapuram
With a total capacity to train 15,000 professionals at one time and 50,000 professionals annually...read more