September 17th, 2021 11:54 AM 7 COMMENTS

Mobile Download Speed In India Reached 17.96 Mbps In August 2021: Ookla

The mobile download speeds in India saw marginal growth in the month of August 2021. From 17.77 Mbps in July, the speeds increased to 17.96 Mbps. Because of the slow growth, according to Ookla, a global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence testing applications, India has dropped four positions in the global ranking for mobile speeds from 122 to 126. Countries including Colombia, Uzbekistan, Côte d’Ivoire, and Belarus went... Read More

August 24th, 2021 11:58 AM 123 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Just Refarmed 3G Spectrum to 4G In Multiple Cities

Vodafone Idea (Vi) has been refarming the 3G spectrum to 4G since last year. The telco has done it in phases throughout the country, picking one circle after another. Vi plans to slowly remove its 3G services from India and become a 2G and 4G only operator. Now, Vi has refarmed the 3G spectrum to 4G in Maharashtra & Goa. Multiple cities, including Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad, Solapur, Kolhapur, Goa, Jalgaon,... Read More

June 4th, 2021 7:26 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Has the Fastest Network in This State

GIGAnet from Vi, which is Kerela's largest 4G telecom network was recently revealed to be the fastest 4G network both in Kerala and across India for three consecutive quarters, as per data by Ookla, the global leader in mobile testing applications, data and analysis. In contrast to other operators, Vi has delivered the fastest 4G speeds during July 2020-March 2021 quarters, making the telco the only operator capable of delivering... Read More

May 12th, 2021 1:39 PM 37 COMMENTS

How Far India Has Come With 4G in Five Years

4G got a major boost in India with the arrival of Reliance Jio in September 2016. Since then, the amount of growth and traction that 4G services and smartphones have seen is tremendous. No other connectivity technology, including 2G or 3G, saw such fast adoption rates as 4G. According to a Nokia MBiT Index report, 4G has displayed the fastest growth rate in the telecom history of India. Reliance Jio... Read More

May 11th, 2021 6:23 PM 2 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Operators Making Great Efforts to Move 2G, 3G Users to 4G

Telecom Operators in India are putting “great efforts” to welcome the “vast population” currently using 2G and 3G “into the data-driven world,” says Ira Palti, chief executive officer of Ceragon Networks. Palti said that the efforts made by the Indian telecom operators to convert existing 2G and 3G users would “drive the operators'' to swiftly enhance their existing 4G networks. Crucially, Ceragon CEO in the first quarter earnings call on... Read More

May 10th, 2021 3:59 PM 30 COMMENTS

BSNL 4G Extended to New Rural Parts of India

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is trying to grow its 4G services in the country as fast as possible. The state-run telco is in the process to release a new hybrid 4G tender that will help it in rolling out 4G PAN-India with the help of both the Indian companies and the foreign vendors including Nokia, Ericsson, and more. BSNL already offers live 4G VoLTE services in certain parts of... Read More

May 4th, 2021 6:55 AM 3 COMMENTS

BSNL 4G Prepaid Plan That Offers Truly Unlimited Data for 84 Days

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) offers a 4G prepaid plan that comes with truly unlimited data. ‘Truly unlimited’ means that there is no fair usage policy (FUP) limit on the data offered by the plan. So users don’t really need to worry about the amount of data they are consuming as long as the plan’s expiry date is not near. It is worth noting that no other telecom operator of... Read More

April 30th, 2021 8:30 AM 15 COMMENTS

BSNL 4G VoLTE Service is Already Available in Select Cities of India

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is gearing up to launch its 4G network pan-India in the coming year. However, the state-run telco already provides users with 4G VoLTE services in select circles/cities of India. For the unaware, BSNL launched its VoLTE services last year for its 4G network in the South Zone in Coimbatore. The service was demonstrated live by the officials of the company. The VoLTE service was later... Read More

April 20th, 2021 12:10 PM 47 COMMENTS

BSNL 4G Can Be a Boon for the Indian Telecom Industry

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is pushing hard to roll out 4G in India. The state-run telco already has several 4G sites in many prominent cities as well as tier-2 and tier-3 cities of the country. But the pan-India rollout of 4G services will require a lot of resources and upgradation of more than 1,00,000 sites which also includes sites of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL). BSNL’s 4G rollout will... Read More

April 14th, 2021 7:40 PM 1 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Separates Digital Assets by Creating New Company Structure

Bharti Airtel today announced a new corporate structure. This is expected to sharpen the focus of the company in driving the rapidly unfolding digital opportunity in India while enabling it to unlock value. The new structure envisages Airtel Digital Limited folding into the listed entity, Bharti Airtel. This will now house all of the digital assets spanning Wynk Music, Airtel X stream, Airtel Thanks, Mitra Payments platform used by a... Read More

April 14th, 2021 4:23 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vivo V21 5G Presumed to Launch in India Soon: Report

The Chinese tech giant Vivo is suspected to roll out its newest 5G phone Vivo V21 5G, in India. The phone was found on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) website creating a suspicion of its launch in India. Tipster Mukul Sharma has recently shared an ostensible BIS listing of the smartphone. The smartphone was first spotted on the Indonesian certification website and the leak started surfacing about the BIS... Read More

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