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Jio 5G Launched In Pune With 1Gbps+ Data Speed: Offers Unlimited 5G Data!
Reliance Jio on Thursday announced the launch of its 5G network in Pune. Contents1 Dawn of a new era2 Virtues of Jio 5G3 Jio in Pune4 Delhi-NCR region covered5 Airtel conquering airports Dawn of a new era In October, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G in India with the promise of ultra high-speed internet on […]
Airtel Increases Minimum Monthly Plan Tariff By 57%; Pay Rs 155 For Airtel’s Minimum 28-Days Plan
As expected, Airtel has triggered a new wave of price hikes in the telecom industry, and it’s expected that soon, others will follow suit. With this new round of price hikes, telecom companies like Airtel can expect much better ARPU or Average Revenue Per User, but it will burn a hole in the consumer’s pocket. […]
BSNL 4G Can Launch As Early As January, 2023 With 10,000 Towers Across India! TCS-BSNL Partnership Will Work?
State-run BSNL is expected to launch its 4G services from January. TCS at the helm It is doing so with the help of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) which has bagged the tender for the construction of towers to enable the rollout of the service. The tender for the setting up of 4G towers was released […]
BSNL 4G Tests Successfully Completed; BSNL 4G Expected To Start From January, 2023!
BSNL has completed the trials for its indigenous 4G network as part of the proof of concept with a Tata Consultancy Services-led consortium. It was completed in the last week of October in Chandigarh. Contents1 Location not yet decided2 Significant development for BSNL3 Pricing disagreement4 Other players who were in consideration5 Revival package Location not […]
Govt Approves 42 Firms To Manufacture Equipment Under PLI Scheme: 44,000 Jobs Will Be Created
Under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme, 42 companies which including 28 MSMEs for telecom and networking products have been authorised by the Ministry of Communication. The firms which are approved the include Global names like Samsung, Nokia, Jabil, Rising Star, Flextronics and local players such as HFCL, ITI, VVDN and Tejas Networks. As per the […]
Airtel, Jio, Vi Can Increase Data, Voice Charges From This Month As Per Experts
There will be more tariff hikes in the telecom sector soon as telcos pour in significant money into the rollout of 5G services. Contents1 Coming soon2 Jio3 Airtel4 Vodafone Idea5 Airtel seizes opportunity6 NSA 5G Coming soon Analysts expect a hike in the coming quarter starting January 1. The upcoming hikes in FYQ4 and higher […]
BSNL Can Break Partnership With TCS, And Select Reliance Jio To Launch 4G Across India! But Why?
BSNL may opt to partner with Reliance Jio to upgrade its networks to 4G countrywide. Contents1 Consortium breaks up2 Other struggles3 Other candidates4 Implications Consortium breaks up Jio has reportedly developed an indigenous EPC (4G core) which can be later upgraded to 5G. Earlier BSNL had tied up with TCS, Tejas Networks and the Centre […]
Will Facebook, Whatsapp, Netflix Pay Access Charges To Telcos? (New TRAI Rules)?
Social media intermediaries like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter, and OTT players like Netflix, Prime Video and Disney+Hotstar may have to pay a carriage charge to telecom service providers. This may happen once TRAI and DoT finalize rules as part of a new regulatory regime. Contents1 Why?2 Still being studied3 Interconnection charges4 Possibilities Why? Video data […]
TRAI Wants An Integrated KYC Process To Kill Spam, Fraud Calls: How Will It Work?
A top official said that the Telecom regulator TRAI will propose to set up a unified know-your-customer system, which should be accessible by all telecom operators, to check fraudulent callers and spammers. TRAI Chairman, PD Vaghela said that it is difficult to find the actual culprit at present who has indulged in fraudulent calls and […]
25,000 New Mobile Towers Will Be Installed In 500 Days: Govt Allocated Rs 26,000 Crore
The government has approved Rs 26,000 crore for the installation of 25,000 mobile towers in 500 days. Contents1 Funding2 Deployment3 Vital for Digital India4 PM launches 5G services Funding The funding for the project will be provided by Universal Services Obligation Fund (USOF) and will be implemented by Bharat Broadband Network. USOF is a pool […]
Reliance Jio Kickstarts 5G Trials Across These 4 Indian Cities: 1Gbps+ Speeds, USPs & More!
Reliance Jio announced that it will begin conducting beta trials of its Jio ‘True’ 5G network in four cities starting October 5. Contents1 ‘Welcome offer’ in 4 cities2 Details of the trials3 Using SA network infrastructure4 5G services not automatic5 5G in iPhones ‘Welcome offer’ in 4 cities The cities are Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and […]
Internet Calling Apps Like Whatsapp May Need License To Operate; Govt Will Read All Encrypted Messages?
The Centre has proposed to bring under a legal framework the interception of over-the-top communication services (OTT), such as WhatsApp and Signal which are encrypted. Contents1 What are telecom services?2 Public opinion invited3 Licensing4 Implementation5 Privacy risk?6 Mandatory KYC7 Caller ID8 Criticism- Govt control9 Criticism- Weakening TRAI’s regulatory powers What are telecom services? Most notably […]
Will Airtel, Jio Raise Tariff For 5G Data, 5G Calls? This Is What Experts Are Saying..
During the initial level of launch in metro cities by Diwali, the telecom operators Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel have revealed that they are not looking at higher tariffs for 5G services. The key reason cited by the executives of the organization is the low penetration of 5G-enabled handsets and some technical limitations arising due […]
Govt Will Acquire 33% Stake In Vodafone-Idea Only After Share Price ‘Stabilises’ To Rs 10 Or Above
The government will acquire a stake in debt-ridden telco Vodafone Idea after the stock price of the company stabilizes at ?10 or above. The company board has offered a stake to the government at a par value of Rs 10 per share which was cleared by the finance ministry in July. Operators in the country […]
5G Jobs: 65% More Hiring Expected By Jio, Airtel, Vi For 5G Expansion; More 5G Jobs Across India
According to GlobalData’s analysis of 175 companies globally the number of job postings by telcos related to 5G increased by 65 per cent last month. The number stood at 5,265 in January to 8,667 in July. Active jobs were up by 46 per cent, whereas job closures went up by 75 per cent in the […]
These 22 Indian Cities Will get Jio 5G Network After August; Rollout Across 1000 Cities Planned!
According to the Reliance Industries’ annual report Jio has finished planning its 5G coverage in the top 1,000 cities across the country. Coverage planning focused on targeted client usage and revenue possibilities using heat maps, 3D maps, and ray tracing technologies. Contents1 Spectrum auction bid2 Rollout3 Full country coverage- 22 circles4 Do you need a […]
Govt’s Warning For 62,000 BSNL Employees: Do What Is Needed Or Else Resign | Perform Or Perish
Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has warned BSNL employees that they will be forced to compulsorily retire and sent home if they do not shed their ‘sarkaari’ attitude. Contents1 Do or die2 Need to become competitive3 Poor hygiene and environment4 Warning of consequences5 Revival package increases pressure6 Ensuring healthy competition Do or die He addressed those […]
Airtel Will Launch 5G Services This Month; Jio Expected To Launch 5G On Aug 15!
Telecom giant Airtel will commence roll out of 5G services in August. Contents1 Partner agreements finalised2 How users will benefit3 Spectrum auction4 What about Jio, Vi? Partner agreements finalised It said that its network agreements are finalised and that it will work with the best technology partners from across the world to deliver the full […]
India Has 5th Cheapest Data Pricing Across The World! This Country Has World’s Cheapest Data Plans (Research Report)
Figures relating to the cost of mobile data have been compiled by cable.co.uk using analysis of 5,292 mobile data plans in 233 countries. While India is not at the top in terms of cheapness of data, it is among the top 5 countries. Contents1 India2 Top five countries with cheapest data3 Top five countries with […]
Adani Group Will Launch Telecom Services From This State; 5G Will Be The Foundation?
The Adani group has obtained a letter of intent (LoI) from the department of communications (DoT). This will allow them to provide telecom services in the Gujarat circle. Contents1 First step towards commercial business2 Initial operations3 Following RIL’s example4 ISP licences5 Adani’s plans First step towards commercial business Now, aside from wireline broadband, Adani Data […]
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