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.

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

India Has More Gigabit Internet Users Than China

India Has More Gigabit Internet Users Than China

May 22, 2017 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Though China is the world’s largest internet market with more than 750 million users, more than double that of India, in terms of high speed broadband, India has more Gigabit internet users than China. India has a total of 9.5 million Gigabit internet users or those who use broadband speedRead More

Konkan Railway Opens Free WiFI Facility At 28 Stations

Konkan Railway Opens Free WiFI Facility At 28 Stations

May 22, 2017 at 9:18 am 0 comments

Konkan Railway that connects Maharashtra to Karnataka has started offering free wifi services at 28 stations across the route. This free wifi service was inaugurated by Railways minister Suresh Prabhu on 21 May from Kudal Railway station. The free wifi facility has been set up by Mumbai based ISP Syscon/Joister.Read More

Airtel Broadband Offers 100% More Data For Same Price

Airtel Broadband Offers 100% More Data For Same Price

May 17, 2017 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

Country’s largest telecom player Bharti Airtel today upgraded its broadband plans and announced to offer 100% more data at the existing data plans. It is applicable across the operators home broadband plans. For instance, the Rs.899 plan in Delhi now offers 60 GB high speed data compared to 30 GBRead More

BSNL To Provide BharatNet Broadband To Rural Post Offices

BSNL To Provide BharatNet Broadband To Rural Post Offices

April 28, 2017 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

State run telecom operator BSNL will offer high speed broadband services to post offices in rural areas using BharatNet, telecom minister Manoj Sinha said today. All three parties – BSNL, Department of Posts and BBNL – have signed a tripartite agreement to make this happen. The MoU signed under theRead More

UTStarcom To Expand Its Footprint In India

UTStarcom To Expand Its Footprint In India

April 26, 2017 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

Telecom equipment firm UTStarcom today announced its plan to increase its investment in India at the event ‘Next Gen Innovation Summit 2017- and Beyond!’. While speaking at the event Tim Ti, Chief Executive Officer, UTStarcom Inc. said, “We have been committed to the Indian communications industry and have been makingRead More