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Indian telephone subscribers increased by 2.24% in March

June 3, 2018
Indian telephone subscribers increased by 2.24% in March

The number of telephone subscribers in India rose from 1,179.83 million at the end of February to 1,206.22 million at the end of March, a monthly growth rate of 2.24 percent, data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said. The urban subscription increased from 669.63 million at the end of February to 681.61 […]

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The Insidious Danger of Botnets: They Are Everywhere. They Are Multiplying

June 1, 2018
The Insidious Danger of Botnets: They Are Everywhere. They Are Multiplying

By Mike Spanbauer, Vice President of Research and Strategy, NSS Labs Mike Spanbauer said botnets drive attacks from DDOS to crypto-mining and crypto-jacking for coin mining. Attack targets are anything with a CPU. As for the impact of botnets: direct costs are high but the indirect effects are 10 times bigger. The issue is that […]

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We Must Secure the Internet of Things Before Someone Gets Hurt

March 5, 2018
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 could induce a heart attack. In the 2007 movie “Live Free or Die Hard,” criminals blocked traffic and caused accidents by turning all of Washington, D.C.’s traffic signals to green. Those […]

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What is Application Specific Networking (ASN)?

February 6, 2018

You cannot simply release any app onto any network and expect it to work first time – the network performance and QoS need to match the apps’ requirements. Software Defined Networking (SDN) allows a network to be programmed, and ASN can build that programming into the app itself – claimed NetFoundry Founder, Galeal Zino Article […]

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India to get $1 trillion digital economy?

January 8, 2018
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 across the globe, surpassing many developed economies. The surge in data usage is being driven by falling data prices (4G data tariffs declining from Rs 250 per GB to less than […]

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Understanding the Mobile Habits of Millennials with Better Data

October 4, 2017
Understanding the Mobile Habits of Millennials with Better Data

From the first phone call placed in 1876 through the end of the 20th Century, service provider networks were built to support a limited number of services (mainly telephony and TV). Today, all bets are off. YouTube serves up 1 billion hours of video a day worldwide. By 2021, the number of devices connected to […]

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India adds 6 mln cellphone users in June

August 29, 2017
India adds 6 mln cellphone users in June

India’s mobile phone customer base in June rose 0.51 percent, or a net 6 million, to reach 1.19 billion, Reuters reported quoting TRAI. “The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,194.58 million at the end of March 2017 to 1,198.89 million at the end of April 2017, thereby showing a monthly growth rate […]

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Telecom users base crosses 119 cr in March

June 11, 2017
Telecom users base crosses 119 cr in March

Telecom customer base grew by about half a per cent to 119.45 crore in March led by Reliance Jio and continued growth in fixed line connections. “The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,188.55 million at the end of February 2017 to 1,194.58 million at the end of March 2017, thereby showing a […]

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Telecom Industry in India – Analysis

June 11, 2017
Telecom Industry in India – Analysis

An IBEF view on Indian telecom industry: India is currently the world’s second-largest telecommunications market and has registered strong growth in the past decade and half. The Indian mobile economy is growing rapidly and will contribute substantially to India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to report prepared by GSM Association (GSMA) in collaboration with the […]

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