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Indian Telecom Services Industry In 2017 : Disruptions Like Never Before

Indian Telecom Services Industry In 2017 : Disruptions Like Never Before

June 4, 2018 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Within just a matter of 12 months, the country that appeared crowded with 12 telecom operators, suddenly shrunk to four, and the deck was reshuffled to make place for the new operator The Year 2017 was a monumental year for the Indian telecom services industry. No industry in history has ever beenRead More

Coolpad Asks Xiaomi Not To Take Shortcuts To Success; Builds Pressure Over Patent Infringement

Coolpad Asks Xiaomi Not To Take Shortcuts To Success; Builds Pressure Over Patent Infringement

June 1, 2018 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad has suggested rival Xiaomi not to take shortcuts to success by infringing upon other’s intellectual properties illegally. “The patents are the fruits of thousands of our engineers and years of their hard work, and we cannot allow it to be misused,” said Coolpad’s global chief patentRead More

Why Airtel Avoided Jio’s ‘Server In India’ Question?

Why Airtel Avoided Jio’s ‘Server In India’ Question?

May 14, 2018 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Though Bharti Airtel has refuted all allegations leveled by Jio pertaining to the Apple Watch services, the Sunil Mittal-led firm has slyly avoided the key question – whether it has the eSIM provisioning node in India or not. Reliance Jio, in a letter to DoT, had claimed that Bharti AirtelRead More

Indian Telcos Staring At $12.9 Bn Additional Revenue From 5G : Ericsson

Indian Telcos Staring At $12.9 Bn Additional Revenue From 5G : Ericsson

May 10, 2018 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

In the wake of steep competition in the Indian telecom industry and resultant dipping revenues and profit margins, 5G can come as a savior for the bleeding Indian telcos. 5G or fifth generation technology, when deployed and becomes mainstream, has the potential to bring in 21% additional revenues or aroundRead More

Deciphering National Digital Communications Policy 2018

Deciphering National Digital Communications Policy 2018

May 2, 2018 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

The department of telecom on Tuesday put forth the new telecom policy. You can call it as National Telecom Policy 2018 or the way the Government has named it – National Digital Communications Policy 2018 or NDCP 2018. The latter name suits more as the policy framework for a governmentRead More

Jio Has More 4G Customers Than Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Combined

Jio Has More 4G Customers Than Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Combined

April 30, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Reliance Jio, that launched its services a little over a year back, has got more 4G subscribers than that of all three big telcos – Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular – put together, latest TRAI data revealed. As per the data available Reliance Jio has 177.13 million 4G subscribersRead More

Why Qualcomm Removed Paul Jacobs From Own Board

Why Qualcomm Removed Paul Jacobs From Own Board

March 20, 2018 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Qualcomm Inc. last week removed former Chairman and CEO Paul E Jacobs from the Board of Directors over his intention to acquire the company. The chipmaker also announced that he will not be re-elected in its next Board election scheduled to be held on 23 March. “The Board reached thatRead More

BSNL Market Share Improving Consistently : Telecom Minister

BSNL Market Share Improving Consistently : Telecom Minister

March 15, 2018 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

In a good news to millions of BSNL customers, its employees and stakeholders, the telecom minister Manoj Sinha informed that the market share of the state run telco is improving. And more importantly, BSNL market share is improving consistently for the last three years. By end of March 31, 2015Read More

Aircel Row : Its As Messy As It Can Get

Aircel Row : Its As Messy As It Can Get

March 12, 2018 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Aircel, once one of the fastest growing telecom firms in India, is shutting down because of its financial issues. The company has already filed a bankruptcy application with the NCLT. The operator had blamed the tight financial situation and disruption in the Indian telecom industry with the entry of RelianceRead More

PM Modi Offers ‘Personal Loan’ and ‘Home Loan’ To Telcos

PM Modi Offers ‘Personal Loan’ and ‘Home Loan’ To Telcos

March 8, 2018 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Government of India on Wednesday brought out two measures that would take a whole lot of burden off from the telcos’ shoulders. One, it allowed the operators more time to pay for the spectrum they won in auctions, and two, the overall spectrum holding limit in a telecom circle hasRead More