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Need broadband labelling to safeguard consumer interest:Trai

April 8, 2017
Need broadband labelling to safeguard consumer interest:Trai

Regulator Trai today expressed concern over the quality of broadband service in India and stressed the need to have broadband labeling that will help consumers make an informed choice in picking a service provider.

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The CyberSecurity Scourge of Credentials Theft

April 8, 2017
The CyberSecurity Scourge of Credentials Theft

Cybercriminals want your credentials and your employees’ credentials. When those hackers succeed in stealing that information, it can be bad for individuals – and even worse for corporations and other organizations. This is a scourge that’s bad, and it will remain bad.

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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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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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India set to be engine for internet growth

January 22, 2017
India set to be engine for internet growth

Stressing on the importance of India’s Information technology sector and its vast population, telecom experts claimed that India is set to become the leading country for internet service market with China as the only competitor.

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India’s Telecom Sector Set For More Disruption

January 22, 2017
India’s Telecom Sector Set For More Disruption

Free voice calls, drop in data tariffs, heightened competitions among telcos and if that was not enough, the dramatic entry of Reliance Jio, causing massive disruptions, not only made 2016 a landmark year for India’s telecom sector in terms of tariffs, services and technology, but has left mobile subscribers want for more in the next […]

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Telecom vendors bet on India amid global downturn

January 22, 2017
Telecom vendors bet on India amid global downturn

India has emerged as a bright spot for global telecom gear vendors such as Ericsson, Nokia and Huawei at a time when most other markets are facing a downturn.

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42 mobile companies set up plants in India

January 22, 2017
42 mobile companies set up plants in India

A total of 42 mobile manufacturing companies have set up their plants in India in the past two years, and now a total 13 crore mobiles have been made in a year, compared with six crore earlier. Since the NDA government came to power at the Centre in 2014, a total one lakh direct jobs […]

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