4G in India

Is Airtel getting too ambitious with 4G?

At the Code/Mobile conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Airtel's Chief Product Office Anand Chandrasekaran disclosed that Airtel hopes to get 40 to 50 percent of its revenue from data, and more specifically from 4G. "For every operator in the US, 50 percent of their revenues is from data. Part of my journey is getting that 12 percent (current data revenue percentage) to 40 or 50, through 4G and apps

MediaTek launches the MT6595, a true octa core SoC that supports 4G LTE

The Taiwanese semi-conductor company MediaTek has been pitching itself rather aggressively in the market, emerging as the best affordable chipset for mobile solutions. MediaTek announced the MT6595 which will be the worlds first True Octa-Core 4G LTE SoC. MediaTek's new offering will be available to the Indian consumers commercially as we reach the end of this year. This premium chipset is expected to propel the chip maker to an entirely

RCOM To Reduce Debt To Rs 20,000Cr; To Roll Out 4G Next Year

Anil Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, address back to back AGMs and said that RCOM would bring down its debt below Rs 20,000 crore in next 2 years. Currently, RCOM has a debt of Rs 35,000 crore. “Non-core businesses like real estate and DTH will be monetised. We are looking at various options to monetise these two assets. One option is demerger of land banks from the company and

Top 5 reasons why you shouldn’t go for an Airtel 4G Dongle in Bangalore

Airtel is the first operator to come up with actual 4G LTE services in India and just like 3G, 4g services have not taken off and is growing at a rather sluggish pace. I have been using Airtel 4G via Huawei LTE dongle for the past 6 months as my primary source of Internet and have opted the Rs 999 10GB Unlimited Plan. Here are some reasons why you should be

Reliance Jio and Indus Towers Ink Infrastructure Sharing Deal

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and Indus Towers, the world’s largest and India’s leading provider of telecom tower infrastructure, today announced the signing of a Master Services Agreement (MSA) for tower infrastructure sharing. Under the agreement, Reliance Jio would utilize the telecom tower infrastructure services being provided by Indus Towers to launch its services across the country. As per the agreement, the pricing would be based on prevailing market rates. The agreement

Reliance Jio and GTL Infra sign Tower Infrastructure Sharing Deal

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and GTL Infrastructure Limited, a Global Group enterprise, engaged in the business of Shared Passive Telecom Infrastructure in India, today announced the signing of a Master Services Agreement (MSA) for tower infrastructure sharing. Sanjay Mashruwala, Managing Director, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited said, “Our mission is to launch a pan India next-generation voice and data services. We will build the same through a judicious combination of own