India entry to become tougher for foreign telcos

India entry to become tougher for foreign telcos

Entry to Indian market is going to be tougher for foreign telecom companies. The Government has proposed to make security clearances mandatory for foreign...

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Reliance Jio, RCom ink another telecom pact

Reliance Jio, RCom ink another telecom pact

Reliance Industries Ltd’s telecommunications unit has agreed to use Reliance Communications Ltd’s intra-city fibre network to roll out 4G services, in what is the...

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India telecoms infrastructure group plans big expansion

India telecoms infrastructure group plans big expansion

Viom Networks, the Indian telecom infrastructure group, is set for some fundraising once the elections are over and markets settle. The company, majority owned...

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Can Telcos Grab Their Share of a Cloud Services Market?

Can Telcos Grab Their Share of a Cloud Services Market?

Telcos have is they own networks, right. They own networks and cloud is inherently a network-based solution or approach. Cloud is changing everything for...

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Telco cloud may be the future

Telco cloud may be the future

All clouds are not created equal, and telco clouds have unique capacity, latency and scale requirements. Large telecom operators have “the right stuff” to...

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Infonetics Research Names Infinera asNumber One Optical Transport Vendor Worldwide

Infonetics Research Names Infinera asNumber One Optical Transport Vendor Worldwide

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Infonetics Research, an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990, has...

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SDN, Network Virtualisation and Beyond

SDN, Network Virtualisation and Beyond

Very technical companies like Google and Facebook and Amazon and Azure and Tencent and Baidu and Yahoo! with some of the most technical expertise...

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Dell Advances Data Center Networking Fabrics and Control for SDN, NFV and Cloud Solutions

Dell Advances Data Center Networking Fabrics and Control for SDN, NFV and Cloud Solutions

Dell has announced new networking solutions to help customers deliver faster results, maximize efficiency and modernize and transform operations in scale-out and cloud-based environments....

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The Government of CanadaSelects Wedge Networks to Combat Cyber Threats

The Government of CanadaSelects Wedge Networks  to Combat Cyber Threats

The Government of Canada has announced it has chosen technology from Wedge Networks, the leader in Cloud-Based Security Services to protect its information systems...

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Spirent Helps Advance Ultra-High Bandwidth Networking with Support for High Density 100G Test Solution with CFP4 Transceivers

Spirent Helps Advance Ultra-High Bandwidth Networking with Support for High Density 100G Test Solution with CFP4 Transceivers

Spirent Communications, the leader in testing networks, devices and services, announced the launch of the 4-port Spirent dX2 100G test module with support for...

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Numergy Selects Nuage Networks Software-Defined Networking Solution for its New Cloud Infrastructure

Nuage Networks, the Alcatel-Lucent venture focused on software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, today announced that cloud provider Numergy has selected its SDN platform for deployment...

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MEF’s Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) Event Announces First Round of Participating Sponsors

MEF’s Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) Event Announces First Round of Participating Sponsors

MEF Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) has announced the first group of participating sponsors at the industry-wide conference being held on November 17-20, 2014...

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India has 160 million active internet users

india-4According to the recent Avendus Report, India has more than 160 million active internet users, of which 86 million access internet using their mobile devices. This also means that 46 per cent of the country relies on accessing the internet through broadband connections either from their home or office. With 12.6 per cent of the population accessing internet in the country, India ranked 145th among the countries with the percentage of individuals using the internet.

Mobile broadband is the next big thing in India: Ericsson

mobile-adWith prices of 3G enabled mobile handsets falling coupled with availability of more spectrum in the segment, India is likely to witness a data explosion which hitherto contributes only 10 per cent of the revenue, a top Ericsson official has said. "That's the big opportunity here. 10 per cent of revenue on average is from data, 90 per cent is still voice. I think there's a big opportunity there for data", Head of Region India, Ericsson, Chris Houghton said.