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TSSC creating skills eco-system for telecom sector

TSSC creating skills eco-system for telecom sector

July 30, 2013 at 1:11 am 0 comments

Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) is creating skills based ecosystem for the telecom sector and will cater to around 27 job roles under four categories. Recently, TSSC in cooperation with its founding members hosted a seminar on ‘Telecom Skills: Quality Assurance and Certification’. The seminar aimed at informing the stakeholdersRead More

NTT DOCOMO to launch 150 Mbps LTE service in October

NTT DOCOMO to launch 150 Mbps LTE service in October

July 30, 2013 at 1:06 am 0 comments

NTT DOCOMO of Japan is planning to launch 150 Mbps service in the month of October, 2013. NTT DOCOMO, a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living will begin verifying its Xi LTE service with a maximum downlink of 150 Mbps in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture from July 30. The verificationRead More

Juniper Networks CEO Kevin Johnson to retire

Juniper Networks CEO Kevin Johnson to retire

July 30, 2013 at 12:49 am 0 comments

Juniper Networks has announced that the company’s chief executive officer, Kevin Johnson, will retire once a successor is named. Johnson will continue to serve in his current capacities while an orderly transition is accomplished. The company’s board of directors has formed a search Committee of independent directors to lead aRead More

Nigeria first lady appointed ITU Child Online Protection champion

Nigeria first lady appointed ITU Child Online Protection champion

July 30, 2013 at 12:42 am 0 comments

The first lady of Nigeria Dame Patience Jonathan was formally appointed Champion for Child Online Protection at a ceremony in Geneva. ITU launched the Child Online Protection (COP) initiative in 2008 as part of the overall thrust to strengthen cybersecurity. It brings together partners from various sectors to ensure aRead More

Etisalat joins hand with Samsung

Etisalat joins hand with Samsung

July 30, 2013 at 12:34 am 0 comments

Etisalat Group and Samsung recently signed a deal that will lead to an influx of some of the most sought after telecommunications technologies in Etisalat’s 15 operating markets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Rathgeber signed the memorandum of understanding at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea, earlier thisRead More

INSAT-3D moves closer to its final orbit

INSAT-3D moves closer to its final orbit

July 30, 2013 at 12:25 am 0 comments

INSAT-3D, India’ s advanced weather satellite, has reached an intermediate orbit which is much closer to the 36,000 km high geostationary orbit, its final orbital home. INSAT-3D was launched by Ariane-5 launch vehicle in the early hours of July 26, 2013 into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit with a perigee (nearestRead More

Bharti Infratel Q1 revenue at Rs 2,622 crore, up 8.5%

Bharti Infratel Q1 revenue at Rs 2,622 crore, up 8.5%

July 30, 2013 at 12:21 am 0 comments

Bharti Infratel on Monday reported Rs 2,622 crore consolidated revenue for Q1 FY 2014, an increase of 8.5 percent over the corresponding period last year. The company’s EBITDA improved to Rs 1,055 crore, up 19 percent year-on-year. Consolidated profit after tax was Rs 358 crore, up 67.6 percent on accountRead More

Dhanya Thakkar joins as MD, Trend Micro

Dhanya Thakkar joins as MD, Trend Micro

July 30, 2013 at 12:17 am 0 comments

Trend Micro has announced the appointment of Dhanya Thakkar as managing director, Trend Micro for India & SAARC. The appointment of Thakkar, a leading information security executive, indicates the renewed focus of Trend Micro in providing momentum towards the further growth of the company. With global experience at numerous start-upsRead More

India’s MSIPS Status

India’s MSIPS Status

July 30, 2013 at 12:09 am 0 comments

MSIPS or Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme is an investment based scheme of DeitY, government of India where corporates get a capex subsidy of 25 percent if the ESDM unit is in non-SEZ and 20 percent of capital expenditure if the ESDM unit is within SEZ. The Department of Electronics andRead More

Bharti Infratel: Moving towards green

Bharti Infratel: Moving towards green

July 29, 2013 at 7:24 pm 0 comments

Bharti Infratel is working on lot of measures to increase its green footprint in India by deploying solar powered sites, variable speed DG sets, Integrated Power Management Solutions (IPMS) and Plug and Play Cabinets (PPC). Bharti Infratel operates 1,249 solar-powered sites across the network and the company is working towardsRead More