Bharti Airtel Launches Pan-India 4G Services

Bharti Airtel Launches Pan-India 4G Services

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom operator by subscribers, on Thursday announced the commercial launch of its high speed 4G services (also called LTE) in...

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India’s wireline subscriber base slips to 26.15 million

India’s wireline subscriber base slips to 26.15 million

Landline telephone connections in the country have fallen by over 15 per cent in the last two- and-a-half years to 26.15 million at the...

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With eye on huge Indian market global mobile firms launch smart phones

With eye on huge Indian market global mobile firms launch smart phones

India has over 790 million mobile users with a penetration rate of 65 percent. With mobile users in India growing by a whopping 20...

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Telecos to notify users about mobile Internet usage via SMS

Telecos to notify users about mobile Internet usage via SMS

Mobile subscribers will be able to activate or deactivate internet service on their mobile phone by calling or sending an SMS to a new...

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Industry Groups Drive Cloud Definitions, Standards

Industry Groups Drive Cloud Definitions, Standards

Enterprises want cloud services and cloud connectivity – but it’s hard to shop for services if every vendor uses its own terminology, and if...

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Lifecycle Service Orchestration Slashes Provisioning Time in APAC Interconnect Market

Lifecycle Service Orchestration Slashes Provisioning Time in APAC Interconnect Market

It takes only a couple of mouse clicks to list a vintage lamp for sale on eBay, or to buy some shoes on Amazon.com,...

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Telephone connections cross one billion mark in India

Telephone connections cross one billion mark in India

The total number of telephone connections in India crossed one billion mark in May, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)...

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China’s Huawei gets security clearance to manufacture telecom equipments in India

China’s Huawei gets security clearance to manufacture telecom equipments in India

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co has won security clearance to manufacture telecoms equipment in India, paving the way for it to become the...

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Industry pledges $75 bn on Digital India launch: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Industry pledges $75 bn on Digital India launch: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Investment commitment of USD 75 billion or Rs 4,72,500 crore was received from industry at the launch of Digital India week, Telecom Minister Ravi...

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Govt net neutrality report backs WhatsApp, Viber, Skype

Govt net neutrality report backs WhatsApp, Viber, Skype

The news is both good and bad for users of free online messaging services like WhatsApp, Viber, Hike, and Skype, and worrisome for social...

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Net neutrality: Regulate VoIP calls, suggests DoT panel

Net neutrality: Regulate VoIP calls, suggests DoT panel

An internal panel of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has recommended domestic VoIP (voice over internet protocol) calls offered by WhatsApp, Skype and Viber...

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India’s best and worst telecom firms

India’s best and worst telecom firms

It is a truth universally acknowledged that most people with mobile phones must be unhappy with their telco (never mind which one it is).Those...

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