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Fibre deployments key to networks of tomorrow

October 26, 2018
Fibre deployments key to networks of tomorrow

Deployment of optic fibre cable (OFC) as a transport layer is essentially needed to create future telecom networks capable to handle ever-increasing data load, the telecom industry experts and executives said. “There is a huge potential and opportunity and a lot of fibre and policy frameworks has to happen and it’s time for India to […]

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Rural teledensity and broadband target lag way behind Urban India

October 26, 2018
Rural teledensity and broadband target lag way behind Urban India

The updated National Telecom Policy (NTP), currently being finalised, is expected to give attention on the digital divide between rural and urban areas. In the earlier NTP, issued in 2012, the target was to increase rural teledensity to 70 per cent by 2017 and to 100 per cent by 2020. Despite all the effort and […]

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Teledensity decreases to 91.56 per cent in September

October 26, 2018
Teledensity decreases to 91.56 per cent in September

The overall teledensity in India marginally decreased to 91.56% in September 2017, compared with 93.71% in August 2017 due to a decline in the urban subscriber base, according to a report by India Ratings. 168.2% urban teledensity in September 2017, compared with 174% in August 2017, whereas rural teledensity was flat at 56.3% representing untapped […]

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Smartphones emerge as bright spot for Indian manufacturing

October 26, 2018
Smartphones emerge as bright spot for Indian manufacturing

Smartphone-maker Lava is a small player in India’s booming mobile communications industry, but it has become a poster child for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious effort to make India a global hub for electronics manufacturing, Reuters reported. Just a few years ago, Lava imported cheap phones from China. Now it builds its own devices at […]

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Japan’s SBI Group, Sepior build a new crypto exchange wallet

October 26, 2018
Japan’s SBI Group, Sepior build a new crypto exchange wallet

Denmark-based cryptography specialist Sepior has partnered with Japanese online financial services firm SBI Group to jointly develop a proprietary wallet on SBI’s Virtual Currencies exchange platform, VCTRADE. Sepior’s threshold signature approach using multiparty computation (MPC) provides the highest level of encryption key protection available for cryptocurrency wallets, addressing the most salient criteria for achieving on-line […]

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New policy will take care of telecom industry’s concerns

October 26, 2018
New policy will take care of telecom industry’s concerns

The government is aware of the telecom industry’s concerns, including those around higher levies and inadequate spectrum, and the new communications policy will address these issues, said telecom minister Manoj Sinha. Addressing delegates at the India Mobile Congress on Thursday, the minister assured the industry and spoke about the government’s efforts to promote the sector. […]

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COBO Announces Specification for Embedded Optical Modules

June 3, 2018
COBO Announces Specification for Embedded Optical Modules

The Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO) published release 1.0 of its on-board optical module specification capable of supporting up to 800Gbps. The specification gives switch and networking systems manufacturers the industry’s first standardized option for on-board optical modules targeting high-performance data center networks. The announcement comes on the third anniversary of the founding of the […]

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PCCW Global and Colt expand their blockchain trial

June 3, 2018
PCCW Global and Colt expand their blockchain trial

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Colt Technology Services have further progressed their blockchain Proof of Concept (PoC). Additional members of the ITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF) are also getting involved in the initiative. PCCW Global and Colt, in conjunction with blockchain start-up Clear, revealed in […]

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Infoblox research finds explosion of personal and IoT devices

June 3, 2018
Infoblox research finds explosion of personal and IoT devices

Infoblox, the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today announced new research that exposes the significant threat posed by shadow devices on enterprise networks. The report titled “What is lurking on your network: Exposing the threat of shadow devices” found that enterprise networks across the US, UK and Germany have thousands of shadow […]

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