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

April 11th, 2021 8:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Realme 8 5G Launch Date Confirmed, Details

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme announced the launch of Realme 8 5G on April 21 via their Facebook page. Realme 8 debuted in India last month itself, and now the brand has announced the launch of Realme 8 5G. It can safely be said that Realme 8 5G will be a rebranded version of Realme 8. The smartphone might launch in India and other markets, but no official statement has... Read More

March 31st, 2021 6:30 PM 20 COMMENTS

BSNL Fresh 4G Tender Approved by ETG: Report

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s (BSNL) has been approved by the Empowered Technology Group (ETG) to issue a fresh tender inviting global vendors to upgrade 57,000 of its sites to make them 4G compatible. Finnish vendor Nokia along with Ericsson and Samsung, are expected to participate in the tender process of the telco. According to an ET Telecom report, ETG has given its nod to BSNL for going ahead with its... Read More

March 29th, 2021 5:00 PM 48 COMMENTS

BSNL Gets a Major Relief, to Roll Out Hybrid 4G Pan-India Soon

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will finally be able to roll-out 4G pan-India very soon. The state-run telco has received the nod from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to go ahead with its hybrid 4G rollout plan. For the unaware, under the proposed hybrid 4G rollout plan, BSNL had recommended splitting its tender into two parts. The first part contained 50,000 sites reserved exclusively for the Indian vendors, and the... Read More

March 20th, 2021 8:00 PM 32 COMMENTS

BSNL 4G Launch Can Change the Overall Telecom Market: Opinion

Whenever Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) launches 4G services pan-India, it will completely change the competition structure of the Indian telecom. The state-run telco is surviving through its revival package and fixed-line broadband connections at the moment. Millions of users are still utilising 2G and 3G networks of the telco. Thus the telco might not shut down its older-general networks, but it is in immediate need of launching 4G services.... Read More

March 13th, 2021 4:00 PM 38 COMMENTS

BSNL Can Change its Fortune if the Government Allows, Let’s Talk

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has been battling for a long time in India's telecom market. The state-run telco has seen its share of highs and lows. But lately, and for quite some time now, BSNL hasn’t been stable because of dipping revenues and, simply put, bad planning from the government. However, the telco is not dead yet. It still has a chance to gain some market share by introducing... Read More

March 11th, 2021 5:15 PM 0 COMMENTS

Huawei, ZTE to Miss Out on Further 4G Expansion and 5G Launch in India

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has said that Indian telecom operators can only source their network gear/equipment from trusted companies post-June 15, 2021. Any use of non-trusted products will require the licensee (telco) to obtain permission from the designated authority. This rule comes to light amidst all the ongoing tensions between India and China. The Indian government is worried about China meddling with the network infrastructure and database of the... Read More

March 1st, 2021 6:32 PM 5 COMMENTS

BSNL Might be Able to Rollout 4G in Six Months, Here is How

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) might be able to roll out 4G in the next six months. The telco is looking for the up-gradation of more than 49,300 sites across India, including the ones covered by ZTE, so that it can roll out 4G faster. The state-run-telco has expressed its inabilities of meeting the requirements for the rollout of a new 4G tender and has said that if it were... Read More

February 10th, 2021 11:59 AM 4 COMMENTS

Jio, Vi and Airtel Submit Applications for Upcoming Spectrum Auction

Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea (Vi), and Bharti Airtel have submitted applications for the upcoming spectrum auctions. The spectrum auction will start from March 1, 2021, but will only be for airwaves primarily used for providing 4G services. Telcos will get to purchase from a total of 2,251.25 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, and 2500 MHz bands. The base... Read More

February 2nd, 2021 11:08 AM 1 COMMENTS

Family Postpaid Plan of Rs 999: Check What Airtel, Jio, BSNL and Vi are Offering

With the entire family restricted to the premises of their home, internet usage is at an all-time high in India. Now, this is not a matter for you if you have a broadband connection, since it can easily be shared amongst members of the household. But, if you like countless others in India depend on a data restricted plan that is available to only one user, recharging three or four... Read More

January 16th, 2021 4:00 PM 5 COMMENTS

BSNL 4G Tender Witnesses Peculiar Developments

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is planning to start providing 4G services throughout the country. The telco is looking for a company that can carry its tender and deploy all the necessary equipment that it can leverage to offer a seamless 4G experience to its customers. Certainly, the government does not want multinational or foreign companies to be taking part in this tender since it would betray its vision of... Read More

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