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Sterlite Bags Rs 1800 Cr Deal For Telangana T-Fiber Project

Sterlite Bags Rs 1800 Cr Deal For Telangana T-Fiber Project

January 2, 2020 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Sterlite Technologies or STL has bagged a deal from the state of Telangana to create a high speed rural broadband network from Telangana Fiber Grid Corporation Ltd. (T-Fiber). Supporting the vision to establish a ‘Digital Telangana’, T-Fiber and STL will work together for enabling affordable and high-speed broadband connectivity toRead More

What Are Top 10 Consumer Trends For 2030

What Are Top 10 Consumer Trends For 2030

December 28, 2019 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

Early technology adopter consumers expect an Internet of Senses by 2030, enabling a new service economy based on digital sensory experiences. With the human brain as the user interface, consumers expect devices to respond to thoughts, creating a new interaction paradigm. Most consumers believe that Internet of Senses’ services willRead More

Airtel Expands WiFi Calling To Mumbai, Kolkata, Andhra, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu

Airtel Expands WiFi Calling To Mumbai, Kolkata, Andhra, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu

December 23, 2019 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel Monday announced that it has expanded its Voice Over WiFi service – ‘Airtel WiFi Calling’ to Mumbai, Kolkata, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. The service was launched in Delhi NCR by Airtel few days back. ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ leverages cutting edge technology to enhance the indoor voiceRead More

Spirent Partners China Mobile To Create YuHeng 5G OTA Device Test System

Spirent Partners China Mobile To Create YuHeng 5G OTA Device Test System

December 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

T&M major Spirent Communications has partnered with China Mobile to create a realistic 5G device test system. The YuHeng evaluation system incorporates Spirent’s radio frequency (RF) channel emulation technology and has been developed by China Mobile to help compare the performance of new 5G chipsets and consumer smartphones from leadingRead More

Expereo Expands Cloud Acceleration Services

Expereo Expands Cloud Acceleration Services

December 13, 2019 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

Expereo, a global provider of managed Internet network solutions, has strengthened its Cloud Acceleration services in five major cities – Warsaw, Dublin, London, Singapore, and Miami. By deploying ‘Cloud Acceleration Hubs’ in these strategic locations, Expereo offers better connectivity for enterprises worldwide. “More and more businesses are shifting to Cloud-basedRead More

MPOS Transaction Value To Cross $1.9 Tn By 2024

MPOS Transaction Value To Cross $1.9 Tn By 2024

December 2, 2019 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

New data from Juniper Research forecasts that mPOS transaction (mobile point of sale) values will exceed $1.9 trillion by 2024, up from $850 billion in 2019. This growth will be driven by service adoption from new business users, including pop-up stores and street vendors, for whom the acceptance of cardRead More

Tata Comms Bags Connectivity And Cyber Security Deal For Kacific Satellite

Tata Comms Bags Connectivity And Cyber Security Deal For Kacific Satellite

November 28, 2019 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has selected Tata Communications, to provide terrestrial connectivity services as it readies for the launch of its first satellite, Kacific1. Tata Communications will provide global internet and state-of-the-art cyber security services for Kacific’s Ka-band satellite network. “Kacific chose to enter into this arrangement with TataRead More

Ericsson Mobility Report Estimates 2.6 Bn 5G Subscriptions By 2025

Ericsson Mobility Report Estimates 2.6 Bn 5G Subscriptions By 2025

November 26, 2019 at 11:02 am 0 comments

The world will have more than 2.6 billion 5G subscriptions, that also includes 5G users, by the end of 2025, mentions a recent Ericsson Mobility Report. The report also projects that 5G will cover up to 65 percent of the global population by the end of 2025 and handle 45Read More

Airtel, Vodafone Idea To Increase Tariff From December

Airtel, Vodafone Idea To Increase Tariff From December

November 19, 2019 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

Get ready to cough up a bigger bill for your mobile services starting December 1 as the country’s top telecom operators – Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea – have announced to increase the rates form next month. “The telecom sector is highly capital intensive with fast changing technology cycles thatRead More

Google Appoints Sanjay Gupta As Country Manager

Google Appoints Sanjay Gupta As Country Manager

November 8, 2019 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

Google today announced the appointment of Sanjay Gupta as its new Country Manager and Vice President of Sales and Operations for India. Sanjay will contribute to Google’s ongoing efforts to expand the internet ecosystem in the country, driving Internet adoption among consumers and businesses and accelerating innovation. He will takeRead More