News

News, views, latest developments, expert opinions and analysis of the telecom industry – global as well as local – we bring everything for you in this section.

Airtel Rolls Out AirtelThanks Offers To V-Fiber Customers

Airtel Rolls Out AirtelThanks Offers To V-Fiber Customers

June 27, 2019 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

Airtel today said it is rolling out its AirtelThanks benefits, that offers some value added services like premium content, device protection etc for free – to its V-Fiber home broadband customers as well. The company said all customers on Airtel ‘V-Fiber’ home broadband plans of Rs 1099 and above will nowRead More

NEC, Samsung Announce 5G Partnership

NEC, Samsung Announce 5G Partnership

June 26, 2019 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

NEC Corporation and Samsung Electronics have announced enhancements to their sales systems for accelerating the provision of 5G solutions to global markets. In October 2018, the companies began collaborating to provide 5G solutions that combine IT solutions with leadership in 5G technology. With these new enhancements, both companies will jointlyRead More

Ericsson To Set Up Its First Smart Factory In US

Ericsson To Set Up Its First Smart Factory In US

June 26, 2019 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

Ericsson Wednesday announced plans to build its first fully-automated smart factory in the US. The state-of-the-art factory will produce Advanced Antenna System* radios to boost network capacity and coverage, including rural coverage, as well as 5G radios for urban areas, both necessary for rapid 5G deployments in North America. TheRead More

ZTE Claims Securing Over 25 5G Commercial Contracts 

ZTE Claims Securing Over 25 5G Commercial Contracts 

June 25, 2019 at 10:01 am 0 comments

ZTE Corporation today announced that it has secured over 25 5G commercial contracts globally and has been already committed to partnerships in the 5G arena with over 60 operators across the globe. With innovation as the driving force, ZTE has made 5G its core development strategy. ZTE is a major contributorRead More

Motorola Solutions Bags Push-to-talk Solution Contract From Israel Railways

Motorola Solutions Bags Push-to-talk Solution Contract From Israel Railways

June 24, 2019 at 11:46 am 0 comments

Motorola Solutions has been awarded a tender for supplying The Israel Railways Company with a new push-to-talk over cellular (POC) communication solution to improve efficiency and safety of operations. The company will supply up to 3,000 devices powered with WAVE, Motorola Solutions’ work group communication service, allowing operational communication acrossRead More

DD Distributes Free Dish Set Top Boxes In J&K

DD Distributes Free Dish Set Top Boxes In J&K

June 24, 2019 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Country’s national broadcaster Doordarshan has distributed Free Dish Set To Boxes in Jammu and Kashmir. This Set Top Boxes will be provided free of cost and the audience will be able to view 100 channels for free in the state. Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change and InformationRead More

ZTE Signs 5G Contract With Telkom Indonesia

ZTE Signs 5G Contract With Telkom Indonesia

June 21, 2019 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

Chinese telecom gear maker ZTE Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding in 5G cooperation with PT Telkom Indonesia, the largest digital telecommunication operator in Indonesia. This memorandum of understanding showcases ZTE and the Indonesia operator’s commitment to building 5G network and exploring new 5G fields in Indonesia. Joddy Hernady, SeniorRead More

Fisher Yuan Is Coolpad India’s New CEO

Fisher Yuan Is Coolpad India’s New CEO

June 21, 2019 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

Coolpad India, the Indian unit of Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad, has appointed Fisher Yuan as its new CEO. As the CEO, Fisher will be driving the mission and vision of the company while overseeing its day-to-day operations. As Coolpad further strengthens its presence in India, Fisher will create a strategicRead More

Nokia Bell Labs And Amber Research Designing New Battery For 5G

Nokia Bell Labs And Amber Research Designing New Battery For 5G

June 21, 2019 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Researchers at Nokia Bell Labs and AMBER, the SFI Centre for Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research  hosted at Trinity College Dublin, today announced they have created a new, innovative formula for battery composition that makes batteries more powerful by packing 2.5 times the battery life than anything currently on theRead More

Idea Claims Highest 4G Upload Speed in Haryana

Idea Claims Highest 4G Upload Speed in Haryana

June 19, 2019 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

Idea has been verified as the fastest 4G upload speed network in Haryana by Ookla – the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications. The average upload speeds on Idea 4G was higher than competition in Haryana for Jan to March’19 quarter. Highest 4G upload speed allowsRead More