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New telecom policy to be in place likely by July end: Manoj Sinha
New telecom policy to be in place likely by July end: Manoj Sinha

The new telecom policy is expected to be cleared by the Union Cabinet by the end of next month, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said. "I am hopeful of getting Cabinet approval on NDCP (6x increase in public spending from Rs 9,000 crore in 2009-14 to Rs 60,000 crore in 2014-19 (actual +planned) by end of July," he said while talking about the achievement of the government in the last 4 years. The government has recently issued the National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) which aims to provide access to every household with download speed of 50 Mbps

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Telecom NewsReduce the IUC: Use pure LRIC methods to calculate interconnection charges
B K Syngal, Former CMD, VSNL

The telecom regulatory authority of India or TRAI has started the exercise of reviewing interconnection usage charge (IUC). There is always a dispute between incumbent and new operators on interconnection charges. Incumbent operators want high IUC as they have been around for a longer time and, thus, have more number of subscribers, while new operators want low IUC........read more
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Telecom News Cyber regulations, data protection need to be top policy priority for governments: Experts
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsGovernments and policy makers should accord top priority to cyber regulations and data protection norms, where laws need to catch up with advancements in technology, cyberlaw expert Pavan Duggal said. Speaking at the Cyber Security and Data Protection India Summit 2018, Duggal cited the example of Vietnam and said that it had proposed strong...read more
Telecom News Microsoft launches News app for Android, iOS and Windows 10
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsMicrosoft, an American multinational technology company is joining Apple and Google in offering an app specially designed to aggregate news. The newly redesigned app for iOS and Android is called Microsoft News and will also power news on Microsoft Edge, the News app in Windows 10, Skype, Xbox and Outlook.com....read more
Telecom News Nokia signs five-year global IT infrastructure and application services deal with HCL Technologies
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsHCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company has announced that it has been selected by Nokia, a Finnish networking and telecommunications equipment company as part of an important effort of streamlining Nokia’s outsourced IT management services. Nokia will partner with HCL for transforming and modernizing its IT infrastructure & applications landscape....read more
Telecom News India signs MOUs with 3 UK institutions for early adoption of 5G
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsIndia today signed three memoranda of understanding with three top UK academic institutions to facilitate meaningful exploration and early adoption of 5G technology. The MOUs were signed between representatives of King''s College, University of Surrey, University of Bristol and Vipin Tyagi, Executive Director of C-DOT...read more
Telecom News HPE introduces industry-first service to optimize public, private and Hybrid Cloud consumption
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsHewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud, a new consumption experience designed to help customers manage and optimize their on- and off-premises clouds. HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud is an automated cloud operating model, leveraging HPE’s leading intellectual property and standardized with HPE best practices to help customers consume the exact cloud resources they need,...read more
Telecom News IIT-Madras to test 5G technology for remote monitoring
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsResearchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, have developed a narrow band IoT (Internet of Things) device that is capable of transmitting data to a smartphone when connected to sensors or a GPS module for remote monitoring and management of systems. The device, which functions as a modem, will be one of the many technologies developed and tested at the test-bed going to be set up at...read more
Telecom News McAfee highlights emerging cybersecurity risks associated with blockchain
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsMcAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today released a report detailing the numerous cyber security risks associated with blockchain-based cryptocurrencies, and asserts the necessity of making cybersecurity a top priority as industry builds out the foundations for the widespread implementation of blockchain technologies....read more
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Telecom News Telecom regulator announces name and logo design contest for public Wi-Fi networks
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsTRAI has announced a name and logo design contest to enable citizen participation into its ambitious vision for affordable broadband proliferation through public Wi-Fi networks. This marks yet another instance of direct engagement with the public for designing of logos of key or flagship initiatives....read more
Telecom News Joint Anritsu and ETS-Lindgren Japan measurement solution exhibited at Wireless Technology Park 2018
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsAnritsu Corporation exhibited its measurement solutions jointly with ETS-Lindgren Japan at Wireless Technology Park 2018 held at Tokyo Big Sight from May 23 to 25. ETS-Lindgren Japan introduced its AMS-8040 Antenna Measurement System at the ETS-Lindgren Japan booth in conjunction with Anritsu’s Wireless Connectivity Test...read more
Telecom News Tata Tele Business Services introduces SmartOffice solution to SMEs in Pune
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsTata Tele Business Services (TTBS), the leading enabler of connectivity and communication solutions for businesses in India, introduced SmartOffice solution to the SMEs in Pune. SmartOffice is an innovative single box solution crafted to meet all Information and Communication Technology (ICT) requirements of businesses. It’s a powerful combo that bundles voice, data, storage and applications. SmartOffice is affordable, reliable, easy to deploy...read more
Telecom News VIAVI launches new cellular IoT testing capabilities
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsVIAVI Solutions has announced the addition of cellular IoT (CIoT) capabilities to its TeraVM solution, enabling operators, vendors and service providers to test and future-proof their networks for the development and commercialization of the Internet of Things (IoT). The new TeraVM virtual Radio Access Network (vRAN) CIoT module can emulate over 16 million IoT devices...read more
Telecom News Tata Communications join hands with Singaporean TelcoTech platform company MyRepublic
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsTata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, is working with the Singaporean TelcoTech platform company MyRepublic as it looks to expand its offering from home broadband to mobile services. The cloud-based Tata Communications MOVE™ platform helps MyRepublic become a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) without having to make any capital investments in its own mobile network infrastructure or service management....read more
Telecom News Airtel to further bolster its high speed network footprint in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsBharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications service provider, today announced it massive network roll-out plans for FY 2018-19 to further expand its high speed mobile data footprint in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. As a part of its network expansion program – Project LEAP, Airtel announced its plans to add more than 15000 new sites in FY 2018-19...read more
Telecom News Tata Communications provides secure and seamless connectivity to BlaBla Connect OTT subscribers
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTelecom NewsTata Communications, a leading digital infrastructure provider has been selected by global OTT solutions provider BlaBla Connect to underpin a first-of-its-kind OTT service that integrates its existing mobile wallet and voice services together with borderless connectivity. As a result, BlaBla Connect subscribers will enjoy peace of mind while on the move through seamless access to over 64 million secure hotspots in over 160 countries – integrated through one mobile application....read more
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95%+of the products delivered today by iVOOMi is made in India
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Mr. Ashwin Bhandari
CEO, iVOOMi India

The Indian smartphone market is growing at a very fast pace. This is the best time to manufacture and design our devices locally and it will in fact, enable us to deliver products that are more suitable and satisfactory for the Indian market.......read more

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Telecom NewsTelecom NewsNokia signs five-year global IT infrastructure and application services deal with HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company has announced that it has been selected by Nokia, a Finnish networking and telecommunications equipment company as part of an important effort of streamlining Nokia’s outsourced IT management services. Nokia will partner with HCL for transforming and modernizing its IT infrastructure & applications landscape....read more
Policy & Regulation
Telecom NewsTelecom NewsCyber regulations, data protection need to be top policy priority for governments: Experts
Governments and policy makers should accord top priority to cyber regulations and data protection norms, where laws need to catch up with advancements in technology, cyberlaw expert Pavan Duggal said. Speaking at the Cyber Security and Data Protection India Summit 2018, Duggal cited the example of Vietnam and said that it had proposed strong...read more
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Telecom NewsTelecom NewsTata Tele Business Services introduces SmartOffice solution to SMEs in Pune
Tata Tele Business Services (TTBS), the leading enabler of connectivity and communication solutions for businesses in India, introduced SmartOffice solution to the SMEs in Pune. SmartOffice is an innovative single box solution crafted to meet all Information and Communication Technology (ICT) requirements of businesses. It’s a powerful combo that bundles voice, data, storage and applications. SmartOffice is affordable, reliable, easy to deploy...read more

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lephone, the Chinese Smartphone maker has launched a new Smartphone brand Dazen with a new product Dazen 6A in the city with the initiative to offer a new affordable Smartphone to the Indian customers. The Dazen 6A is being priced at Rs. 7,999 with the device boasting of 5.7" 18:9 HD+ (1440*720) LTPS display designed to offer high definition picture quality to the customers with 100 days screen replacement warranty....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