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Airtel Becomes First Telco To Launch 4G In Lakshadweep

Airtel Becomes First Telco To Launch 4G In Lakshadweep

June 18, 2019 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel today said it has launched 4G services in the Lakshadweep Islands, making it the first Indian operator to do so. This also makes Airtel a truly Pan-Indian telecom operator that covers the length and breadth of India. “I would like to congratulate Bharti Airtel on the launch of 4GRead More

Microsoft Adds Phonetic Keyboards In 10 Indian Languages For Windows 10

Microsoft Adds Phonetic Keyboards In 10 Indian Languages For Windows 10

June 18, 2019 at 8:43 am 0 comments

As part of its efforts to personalize technology and make it accessible for everyone, Microsoft has announced the release of smart Phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages in its May 2019 update for Windows 10. The updated virtual keyboard learns from the behavior patterns and preferences of the user andRead More

Airtel Payments Bank Deploys BHIM UPI At 500000 Merchants

Airtel Payments Bank Deploys BHIM UPI At 500000 Merchants

June 4, 2019 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Airtel Payments Bank today said that it has enabled open loop BHIM UPI based payments at over 500,000 merchant points across India, allowing consumers to make digital payments for good and services by using any BHIM UPI enabled bank or payments app over their mobile phones. Airtel Payments Bank’s paymentsRead More

COAI Announces Its Leadership For Year 2019-20

COAI Announces Its Leadership For Year 2019-20

June 4, 2019 at 11:23 am 0 comments

COAI, the apex industry association representing leading Telecom, Internet, Technology and Digital Services companies, concluded its Annual General Body Meeting for the Financial Year 2018-19, with the announcement of its leadership for the term 2019-20. Mr. Balesh Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone Idea Limited, will now hold the position ofRead More

BSNL And MTNL Needs To Work More Professionally : Telecom Minister

BSNL And MTNL Needs To Work More Professionally : Telecom Minister

June 3, 2019 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

In a strong message to the management of BSNL and MTNL, the new telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked the PSUs to work more professionally to remain relevant in the industry. “Let my message reach them loud and clear that while I work to revive them, these PSUs shouldRead More

What Are Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s Top Priorities

What Are Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s Top Priorities

June 3, 2019 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

The minister for Electronics and IT and Communications, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, took charge today and briefed the media about his immediate priorities for both the industries. This is Prasad’s second term as telecom minister. He said, on a broader level, his priority will be to create a better synergyRead More

Ravi Shankar Prasad To Take Charge Of Telecom And IT Ministry Today

Ravi Shankar Prasad To Take Charge Of Telecom And IT Ministry Today

June 3, 2019 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Ravi Shankar Prasad, the designated cabinet minister for IT & Telecom ministry is all set to take charge today. He took the oath on 30 May, 2019 during prime minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony and is one of the most popular faces of BJP. This is Mr Prasad’s second termRead More

Vodafone Idea Completes Radio Network Consolidation In Punjab

Vodafone Idea Completes Radio Network Consolidation In Punjab

May 28, 2019 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea Tuesday said it has completed consolidation of its radio network integration in Punjab service area. With this, Punjab is amongst the first ten circles to complete integration in the world’s largest network integration exercise which is currently underway in India. Punjab was one of the strongest markets forRead More

In 5G Era Security Should Be Of Top Priority For Telcos : A10 Networks

In 5G Era Security Should Be Of Top Priority For Telcos : A10 Networks

May 26, 2019 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

An A10 Networks survey revealed that 94% respondents expect growth in network traffic, connected devices and mission-critical IoT use cases to significantly increase security and reliability concerns for 5G networks. India, like many other nations, would be embracing 5G in a year or two and consumers of 5G services will be thrownRead More

India PC Market Drops 8.3% In Q1, HP Tops Chart

India PC Market Drops 8.3% In Q1, HP Tops Chart

May 24, 2019 at 11:22 am 0 comments

The India traditional Personal Computing (PC) market witnessed a year-on-year (YoY) drop of 8.3 percent with shipments reaching 2.15 million units in Q1, 2019Q1. This is the third consecutive quarter for the Indian PC industry, an IDC report suggests. The research firm opines that this decline is due to weakRead More