January 17th, 2022 9:41 PM 2 COMMENTS

Do You Need More 5G Bands on Your Smartphone? Absolutely Not!

There are many consumers who are unhappy with the fact that their 5G smartphone supports less than five or, on certain occasions, a single 5G band. For the unaware, 5G services would be rolled out using a dynamic range of the spectrum, which would for the first time include mobile services rollout with C-band spectrum (3.3-3.6 GHz) and mmWave (26 GHz and 28 GHz) spectrum band. 5G speeds and use... Read More

January 17th, 2022 1:44 PM 0 COMMENTS

C-Band 5G Spectrum an Issue for Broadcasters in India

C-band spectrum has become a topic of hot discussion for 5G. It is because it has been claimed by various bodies, including aviation as well as broadcasters, to interfere with their respective services. The broadcasters are not happy with the interference that the C-band 5G has caused in the last year since the 5G trials kicked off in India. Airwaves in the 526-698 MHz, 700 MHz, 900 MHz, and so... Read More

January 17th, 2022 1:12 PM 0 COMMENTS

Apple iPad Air With A15 SoC, 5G Support to Launch Soon

Apple is working on an exciting lineup of new products for 2022. This includes a new AirPods Pro, refreshed MacBook Air, and more. One of the products that the Cupertino tech giant is expected to launch in 2022 is the new iPad Air. According to a Japanese blog Mac Otakara, Apple is working on launching the new iPad Air 2022 this Spring. The latest iPad Air is expected to don... Read More

January 16th, 2022 6:18 PM 2 COMMENTS

OnePlus 9RT vs Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G: OnePlus Device Much Better

A new year is upon us and two of the leading smartphone manufacturers have already launched their first mid-premium range category smartphones Samsung launched its much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G whereas OnePlus launched its OnePlus 9RT a couple of days ago. Both devices have specifications falling in a similar segment, however, it seems that the OnePlus 9RT might have a bit of an edge over the Korean smartphone maker’s... Read More

January 15th, 2022 5:40 PM 5 COMMENTS

5G in India – Are we ready?

By - Mr Verghese and Mr Warrier, Partners at JSA, Advocates & Solicitors India’s 5G journey has witnessed it all – from conspiracy theories that COVID-19 is a cover-up for the deployment of 5G to a bizarre instance of High Court proceedings being interrupted by an enthusiastic Bollywood fan. While more than 30% of the world’s nations have already implemented 5G commercially (South Korea being the first nation to do... Read More

January 14th, 2022 5:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

OnePlus 9RT Arrives in India at Competitive Price With Support for Multiple 5G Bands

OnePlus has just launched its latest smartphone for the Indian market namely the OnePlus 9RT. The much-anticipated device had launched earlier in China and the specs remain the same for India. The display of the device comes with support for 600Hz touch sampling rate which will take the gaming experience of the users to the next level. Let’s take a look at the price and the specifications of the smartphone.... Read More

January 13th, 2022 5:31 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Upgrading Backbone Networks With Ciena to Prepare for 5G

Vodafone Idea (Vi) is upgrading or revamping its backbone network with Ciena by deploying industry-leading 5G coherent optical solutions. The telco’s new 300G/400G backbone network increases performance and scale in a cost and energy-efficient manner to help enterprises, content players, and consumers with embracing their digital experience across India. Jagbir Singh, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Vodafone Idea, said Vi customers/subscribers will be able to experience world-class highly available, scalable connectivity... Read More

January 13th, 2022 5:05 PM 4 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy M33 5G, Galaxy A33 5G, Galaxy A53 5G Spotted on BIS, India Launch Imminent

[caption id="attachment_491663" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Samsung Galaxy M33 5G[/caption] Three of the upcoming smartphones from South Korean tech giant Samsung have been spotted at the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Samsung Galaxy M33 5G, Galaxy A33 5G and Galaxy A53 5G are the three devices that are scheduled to make their debut in India and several rumours about the handsets have surfaced online. The smartphones will be the updates to the... Read More

January 12th, 2022 7:23 PM 0 COMMENTS

Branching Out of 5G Satellite Bands Can Incur Huge Losses for India: SIA

India is all set for the auction and allocation of the 5G spectrum this year as the process has been initiated by the regulatory authority. The Satcom Industry Association (SIA-India) has said in a statement on Wednesday that the branching out of the satellite bands for the upcoming 5G auction is potentially going to cause a huge $184.6 billion loss to the country. SIA-India also stated that it will result... Read More

January 12th, 2022 4:13 PM 0 COMMENTS

5G Safe to Co-Exist With Aviation in India: COAI

5G networks would require spectrum in high-frequency bands. There are concerns, not just in India, whether sub-6 GHz frequencies would be safe to be used for 5G services. On a similar note, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said that the issue of spectrum interference raised by the Federation of Indian Pilots is uncorroborated. The industry body said that there is enough gap in the transmission of frequencies that... Read More

January 12th, 2022 2:51 PM 10 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel, and Vi Offer 2.5GB Daily Data Plans, Whose Is Better?

Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel, and Reliance Jio all offer 2.5GB daily data prepaid plans. The only thing worth noting here is that Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel offer their 2.5GB daily data prepaid plans with a very short validity of 28 days, while Reliance Jio offers its same plan for 365 days. So if you are looking for this sort of plan with short-term validity, go for Vodafone Idea or... Read More

January 10th, 2022 8:16 PM 1 COMMENTS

5G Spectrum Prices Should be Kept Reasonable for Telecom Operators: IAFI

A non-profit telecom industry association, ITU-APT Foundation of India or IAFI in a statement has recommended that the prices of the 5G spectrum whether it is below 6 GHz band or millimetre-wave (mmWave) bands above 24 GHz, should be kept reasonable for telecom operators. It also recommended that the prices of the 5G spectrum for telecom operators should be lesser in comparison to other parts of the globe. The recommendation... Read More

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