Broadband

This section deals with news and developments around the broadband industry. It covers mobile broadband, fixed broadband, broadband operators, government policies and similar stories around the globe.

‘BSNL Is Dying Because of NOFN’ – Association Writes to Secretary, Minister

‘BSNL Is Dying Because of NOFN’ – Association Writes to Secretary, Minister

January 2, 2018 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

SNEA, an association of executives of BSNL, has written a letter to the telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan saying the state run operator is dying because of excessive work allotted to it from BBNL – the organisation responsible for rolling out BharatNet or the erstwhile NOFN. The letter, also marked toRead More

India’s Broadband Speed Improvement Highest In World

India’s Broadband Speed Improvement Highest In World

December 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

A latest Ookla report says India’s broadband speed has improved a lot in the last one year and to be precise, the country has shown the highest improvement, more than China and the US, in 2017. However, in terms of overall data speed, India is still lagging behind these countries. AccordingRead More

Ericsson Mobility Report Pegs 1 Bn 5G Subscribers By 2023

Ericsson Mobility Report Pegs 1 Bn 5G Subscribers By 2023

November 28, 2017 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

5G will cover more than 20 percent of the global population six years from now, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report Ericsson today said there will be 1 billion 5G subscribers by 2023 and the enhanced mobile industry will be primarily driven by increasing viewing of video content.This predictionRead More

Hughes Communications Opens Satellite Communication Hub In Manesar

Hughes Communications Opens Satellite Communication Hub In Manesar

October 17, 2017 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

VSAT services provider Hughes Communications India has opened a new satellite communications hub at Manesar today. This greenfield facility is the third of its kind after existing and operational facilities at Gurgaon and Hyderabad. The hub will cater to growing demand for satellite broadband connectivity and high bandwidth application services forRead More

Jio Consistently Offers Fastest 4G Data Speed, Double Than Rivals

Jio Consistently Offers Fastest 4G Data Speed, Double Than Rivals

October 9, 2017 at 8:40 am 0 comments

Reliance Jio, the new entrant that launched its 4G services exactly a year back, has consistently been offering the fastest data speed in the country ever since. Not only the fastest, its 4G data speed is more than double the data speed of its rivals – primarily Airtel, Vodafone andRead More

Samsung, KDDI Demonstrate 5G Handover At 190Km/Hr

Samsung, KDDI Demonstrate 5G Handover At 190Km/Hr

September 8, 2017 at 9:07 am 0 comments

Japanese operator KDDI and Korean technology major Samsung Electronics on Thursday said they have managed to remain connected to a 5G network in a vehicle moving at a speed of 190 km per hour. This is a record in itself, they claimed. Both the parties announced the completion of aRead More

Nokia Expands Broadband Product Portfolio To Help Telcos Move Towards 5G

Nokia Expands Broadband Product Portfolio To Help Telcos Move Towards 5G

September 6, 2017 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

Nokia has extended its ultra-broadband product portfolio including that of 4G which it hopes would help the telecom operators in their journey towards 5G. These new products are aimed to enhance capacity, speed and latency in operators’ existing heterogeneous networks. These new solutions, Nokia says, would give operators new flexibilityRead More

Sterlite Tech Appoints New CTO, CMO And Transformation Officer

Sterlite Tech Appoints New CTO, CMO And Transformation Officer

August 28, 2017 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

In a major rejig at the top deck BSE listed technology company Sterlite Tech has appointed three new key executives to drive the company’s broadband networks. The company has appointed Nischal Gupta as Chief Transformation Officer, Manish Sinha as Chief Marketing Officer and Sanjeev Bedekar as Chief Delivery & Technology Officer,Read More

Telenor India, Huawei Trials Lean BCCH Solution For NB-IoT

Telenor India, Huawei Trials Lean BCCH Solution For NB-IoT

August 24, 2017 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

Telenor India and Huawei today announced successful trials and tests of Lean BCCH solutions, that helps address spectrum scarcity and broaden the future of NB-IoT eco-system. With Lean BCCH (broadcast control channel) solutions Telenor India can offer affordable mobile broadband (MBB) services to customers without any additional investment. The trialRead More

Digital School Curriculum : Isha Ambani’s Next Disruption For Jio

Digital School Curriculum : Isha Ambani’s Next Disruption For Jio

August 23, 2017 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

If disruptions at 4G services and 4G feature phone levels were not enough for you, then wait for the next big disruption from Reliance Jio – digital school curriculum. The Mukesh Ambani-led firm is planning to put school syllabuses across the country in a digital format and serve it throughRead More