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Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report

April 8, 2017
Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report

On April 7, 2017, TRAI released the “Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report” for the Quarter ending December, 2016.

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It’s the survival of the biggest in India’s telecom industry

April 8, 2017
It’s the survival of the biggest in India’s telecom industry

Reliance Jio has sparked an unprecedented wave of consolidation in India’s telecom industry barely six months into its commercial roll-out. MintAsia examines the changing landscape.

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Telecom sector: Data war churns consolidation

April 8, 2017
Telecom sector: Data war churns consolidation

The largest merger in the Indian telecom industry between Vodafone India and Idea Cellular comes at a time when the sector is witnessing stiff competition as far as tariffs are concerned, something which were already very low for voice services owing to intense competition among the more than 10 mobile operators in the market barely […]

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India’s Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020

April 8, 2017
India’s Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020

India’s Internet economy is set to touch USD 250 billion, driven by strong addition in online users and explosive growth in data consumption, a BCG-TiE report said.

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Nearly 40% connections in India above 4 Mbps

April 8, 2017
Nearly 40% connections in India above 4 Mbps

India has 38% connections above the 4 Mbps threshold, according to a study conducted by content delivery network Akamai Technologies for its Q4 2016 State of the Internet report. Overall, connections above 4 Mbps saw 28% increase from the previous quarter, and 123% from the same quarter last year.

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The painful evolution of India’s telecom industry

February 11, 2017
The painful evolution of India’s telecom industry

In one telling of the history of India’s telecom revolution, former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sam Pitroda laid its foundations back in the 1980s. True or not—it has been argued that the revolution’s true progenitor was the Atal Bihari Vajpayee administration with its 1999 National Telecom Policy—Gandhi’s tragic assassination meant that he would never […]

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Subsea Optical Networking: One World, One Cloud

February 11, 2017
Subsea Optical Networking: One World, One Cloud

Subsea operators are no longer forced to compromise cloud web-scale flexibility and performance against the need for ruggedness and reliability with the launch of a new suite of advanced subsea networking solutions. Cloud scale, programmable, flexible and secure networks can now span the globe. (Please click on the Pic) Hans Christian Andersen is famous for […]

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Face of Cyber Security

February 11, 2017
How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Face of Cyber Security

Let’s inject a virus into the attacking alien spacecraft and save Earth! Let’s hack into the enemy mainframe with six keystrokes and abort the torpedo launch!

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Telecom companies may hold average of 40 MHz spectrum per circle

January 22, 2017
Telecom companies may hold average of 40 MHz spectrum per circle

The government expects each telecom operator to hold an average 40 MHz of spectrum per circle by next year, on a par with some international markets, telecom secretary JS Deepak said. This should help increase the low broadband penetration levels in India, a subject which led to a public disagreement between the telecom ministry’s top […]

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