Telecom

JioPhone 2 to go on first flash sale today at 12pm; all you need to know

August 16, 2018

As the company will be selling the device in a flash sale, the stock is expected to be limited and the sale might get over in a matter of a few minutes. Reliance Jio will be finally selling JioPhone 2. This time the company has opted for flash sales instead of pre-booking. As the company […]

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Ericsson launches customised network solutions for Indian market

May 11, 2018

The company also launched new radio products that support “Massive MIMO” technology to simplify use for wider 5G adoption. Telecommunications service provider Ericsson on Thursday introduced a new category of radio products called Street Macro in India to enable a smooth evolution from 4G to 5G. Street Macro is a new site type that addresses […]

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Vodafone India says IoT becoming fastest growing segment for enterprise biz; mulling narrowband IoT network

April 16, 2018

The country’s second largest telco, which is in a process to merger operations with Idea Cellular, is also evaluating the launch of a narrowband IoT network to further grow the business, following Reliance Jio’s launch of pan-India narrowband IoT network in the country. NEW DELHI: Vodafone India said that Internet of Things is one of the fastest […]

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Telecom industry earnings to remain under pressure for 3-4 quarters more: COAI

April 9, 2018

Mobile operators’ body COAI has said that telecom companies will continue to suffer financial strain in the coming months, given the increased competition over tariffs. Industry body COAI expects earnings of mobile operators to remain ‘depressed’ for another 3-4 quarters, hurt by the sheer intensity of competition in the telecom market. Major operators are slated […]

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US fights AT&T deal by citing Time Warner’s clout with cable companies

April 3, 2018

WASHINGTON: The Justice Department, seeking to stop AT&T Inc’s deal to purchase Time Warner Inc , sought on Monday to show how often Time Warner subsidiary Turner would threaten to cut off cable companies to win concessions during contract negotiations. The Justice Department has asked Judge Richard Leon, who is hearing the testimony, to order the companies […]

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What is 5G and when is it coming to the UK?

March 30, 2018

Extremely fast mobile data connections are currently being trialled around the world, but might still take a while to make it to our phones Super-fast mobile streaming could be just around the corner. Network providers around the world are already gearing up to test 5G networks throughout 2018, with the first 5G-ready smartphones expected to […]

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Reliance Jio Prime subscription ends on March 31: What’s next for Jio users?

March 26, 2018

Jio Prime subscription that offers additional data and Jio Apps subscription expires on March 31. Reliance Jio has had a fairy tale ride in India’s telecom segment since it commenced its service in September 2016. The company started the service by offering free data and unlimited voice calls over its VoLTE enabled network for the first six […]

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Nokia, Ericsson spot huge biz potential in telecom sector consolidation

March 15, 2018

With three private players dominating the sector soon, equipment providers feel they need will to ramp with infra to tackle 40% growth in data traffic With consolidation becoming a reality and the Indian telecom sector set to have just three private mobile players soon, network equipment providers such as Nokia and Ericsson are seeing it as an opportunity. They say healthy […]

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MediaTek announces Helio P60 SoC with dual 4G VoLTE and ‘NeuroPilot’ AI technology

March 13, 2018

Chipmaker MediaTek on Monday unveiled Helio P60 system-on-chip (SoC) with dual 4G VoLTE and the company’s “NeuroPilot” Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology at the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) here. It is the first chipset platform featuring a multi-core AI processing unit and will enable device makers to bring to market smarter, more capable mid-range smartphones. “Building […]

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Mobile World Congress 2018: Startups Push Hybrid Approach for Massive MIMO Antennas

March 10, 2018

Purely digital massive MIMO antennas are not realistic for 5G networks, but a hybrid approach may be just right   At Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona last week, there were a number of companies offering improvements to massive MIMO (multiple input multiple output) technology. Massive MIMO systems use a large number of antennas—say, 64—to transmit and receive radio […]

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