5G in India: Government Harmonising Spectrum, Says Telecom Secretary

5G in India: Government Harmonising Spectrum, Says Telecom Secretary

The government has started tuning spectrum for 5G services as part of its roadmap to become early adopter of the next generation services, which...

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India’s telecom industry: Survival of the fittest

India’s telecom industry: Survival of the fittest

With Aircel filing for bankruptcy on Wednesday, the last of the small telecom companies is out of the way. It leaves the behemoths—Bharti Airtel,...

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We Must Secure the Internet of Things Before Someone Gets Hurt

We Must Secure the Internet of Things Before Someone Gets Hurt

Dick Cheney, the former vice president of the United States, famously disabled wireless access to his heart pacemaker because he was afraid that terrorists...

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Telecom regulator wants India to be among top 50 nations in ICT Index

Telecom regulator wants India to be among top 50 nations in ICT Index

The telecom regulator’s formula to propel India to be among the top 50 nations in the global ICT Index would require massive coordination between...

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Telecom sector can attract $100 billion investment under NTP 2018

Telecom sector can attract $100 billion investment under NTP 2018

The telecom sector should be able to address global requirements and attract investments of about USD 100 billion by 2022 under the new policy...

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India doubles Digital India allocation

India doubles Digital India allocation

The Government has doubled the allocation for Digital India programme to INR 30.73 billion in 2018-19 and will launch a mission to support establishment...

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Telecom sector leads M&A activity in India with six deals

Telecom sector leads M&A activity in India with six deals

Corporate India’s deal tally, including M&As as well as private equity, amounted to USD 60.5 billion driven by big ticket consolidation and the outlook...

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India success propels Chinese smartphones to top 5 global list

India success propels Chinese smartphones to top 5 global list

Fired by big success in the Indian market, three Chinese smartphone brands — Huawei, OPPO and Xiaomi — emerged among top five global brands...

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What is Application Specific Networking (ASN)?

You cannot simply release any app onto any network and expect it to work first time – the network performance and QoS need to...

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India to get $1 trillion digital economy?

India to get $1 trillion digital economy?

Mobile data usage witnessed unprecedented growth in 2017. Indian consumers have consumed more data than ever, putting the country amongst the leading data-consuming nations...

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Trai targets $100-bn investment in communications sector

Trai targets $100-bn investment in communications sector

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has issued a consultation paper seeking views of stakeholders on a New Telecom Policy, which is slated...

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Telecom buzz on ‘one licence’

Telecom buzz on ‘one licence’

The Narendra Modi government is looking to shake the foundations of the telecom industry by floating the idea of One Nation, One Licence for...

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