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.

Verizon, Ericsson Surpass 1.07 GBPS Speed On Qualcomm X20 LTE Modem

Verizon, Ericsson Surpass 1.07 GBPS Speed On Qualcomm X20 LTE Modem

August 22, 2017 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies today announced, working together, they have surpassed the Gigabit speed barrier. The companies achieved an industry first with commercial silicon and network infrastructure with 1.07Gbps (gigabits per second) download speeds using the Qualcomm SnapdragonT X20 LTE Modem, the first announced modem to support Category 18Read More

India’s Broadband User Base Crosses 300 Mn; Jio Alone Has Half Of It

India’s Broadband User Base Crosses 300 Mn; Jio Alone Has Half Of It

August 16, 2017 at 11:35 am 0 comments

India’s broadband user base – both wireline and wireless – crossed 300 million mark in June 2017, with almost half of it on Reliance Jio network. The broadband subscriber base in May 2017 was 291.61 million and it reached 300.84 in June showing a growth of 3.17%, a recent TRAIRead More

ACT Fibernet Now Offers 150 Mbps Broadband Speed In Delhi

ACT Fibernet Now Offers 150 Mbps Broadband Speed In Delhi

August 2, 2017 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

Hyderabad based broadband firm ACT Fibernet has started offering 150 Mbps broadband speed in Delhi beginning 1st August 2017. The company is also offering the same service to its existing users at no additional cost. Under the retail customer plan umbrella, ACT Bronze will be upgraded to 75 Mbps withRead More

BSNL Gave Undue Favour To Vendors : CAG

BSNL Gave Undue Favour To Vendors : CAG

July 24, 2017 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

National auditor CAG came down heavily on state run operator BSNL for its poor performance and malpractices and said it had given undue favour to some vendors. “In procurement, there were instances of non- ensuring of supplies in a timely manner and extending undue favour to vendors,” CAG said inRead More

Vodafone Further Expands 4G Network In UP East

Vodafone Further Expands 4G Network In UP East

July 17, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

Vodafone India has announced that it has extended its 4G services to cover 311 towns in UP East. Besides major towns and cities including Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Gorakhpur and Faizabad, Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G coverage now is being widened to bring the rest of the towns and villages in UP East, within its 4GRead More

India’s App Economy To Touch Rs 18 Lakh Crore By 2020

India’s App Economy To Touch Rs 18 Lakh Crore By 2020

July 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm 0 comments

The potential of India’s internet based app economy is estimated to touch Rs 18 lakh crore in next three years or by 2020. In other way this represents half of India’s internet based contribution to country’s GDP. This report was presented jointly by ICRIER, one of India’s leading think tanks, alongRead More

Zyxel PMG2006-T20A

Zyxel launches multi service Wireless router for service providers

July 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

Zyxel, has launched PMG2006-T20A Wireless router which is GPON HGU embedded with a 4-port GbE Switch enabling it to connect to peripherals such as IP cameras, Network Data Storage, computer servers and Wi-Fi access points to share data in high speeds. The switch furnishes numerous integrated services via a singleRead More

Nokia and WorldLink build Nepal’s first 100G optical network

Nokia and WorldLink build Nepal’s first 100G optical network

July 10, 2017 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

Nokia and WorldLink have announced that they are upgrading 650-km-long backbone network with Nokia’s 1830 PSS (Photonic Service Switch) DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) technology this will provide high speed international connectivity between Nepal and other countries including India. This new network will support bandwidth-hungry entertainment and enterprise services acrossRead More

TRAI pilots wifi access network interface

TRAI plans Nationwide WiFi hotspot network

July 10, 2017 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

TRAI, Telecom regulatory body of India, has invited businesses both small and big to become part of Pilot of what it calls PDO (Public Data Office), Network. PDO is essentially WiFi hotspot, but these will part of a wider network which will take care of authentication and payment, this willRead More

Reliance Jio Data Speed Almost Double Of Airtel In May : TRAI

Reliance Jio Data Speed Almost Double Of Airtel In May : TRAI

June 5, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Data released by sector regulator TRAI showed that 4G data speed of Reliance Jio for the month of May was highest beating its rivals by a margin. The company recorded average data speed of 19.1 Mbps on its network. In contrast, Jio’s biggest rival in 4G space, Bharti Airtel, hasRead More