September 24th, 2022 1:53 PM 4 COMMENTS

5G in C-Band a Concern for Indian Aviation Regulatory Body

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has some concerns with the rollout of 5G in India. The C-band 5G, which was a major topic of discussion in the United States (US) a few months back, could now be coming to India. For the unaware, the C-band spectrum is the sweet spot for the telcos globally, including India, to roll out 5G services. But it can be a concern for... Read More

September 23rd, 2022 8:40 PM 2 COMMENTS

TelecomTalk Interviews: COAI Talks about Private Networks, 5G, 6G and More

5G rollouts are expected to take place around early October 2022. Things look set for the private telcos, and with 5G, Indian consumers will be able to get very fast mobile download and upload speeds along with lower latency networks. However, this is not all there is when we talk about 5G. SP Kochhar, Director General of Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), talked with TelecomTalk about the challenges that... Read More

September 23rd, 2022 12:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indian Govt Investing $30 Billion to Bring 4G and 5G to Rural Areas: Report

The Indian government wants the 4G and 5G networks to reach rural parts of the country as well. India suffers from the digital divide mainly because private companies don't want to invest in rural areas much because of low ROI (return on investment). But according to an IANS report, the central government is going to take care of the digital needs of the users in rural India. Speaking at the... Read More

September 22nd, 2022 7:59 PM 0 COMMENTS

Samsung Signs Agreement to Supply 5G Solutions to US Company Comcast

In its most recent agreement as one of the top providers of 5G network services worldwide, Samsung Electronics said that it will offer 5G solutions to Comcast, the largest cable provider in the United States. As demand for reliable internet connection in the US is constantly increasing, the agreement to provide 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) is intended to assist Philadelphia-based Comcast "improve 5G connectivity" for its consumers, according to... Read More

September 22nd, 2022 7:49 PM 1 COMMENTS

AT&T 5G Reaches 10 New Cities in Mexico

Using bandwidth in the 2.5 GHz range, AT&T Mexico initiated 5G services in December of last year. Ten new cities in Mexico will now receive service of AT&T Mexico's 5G network, according to the operator. The operator claimed in a release that Tijuana, Mexicali, Ciudad Juárez, Mazatlan, Ciudad Obregon, Navojoa, Guasave, Ensenada, Puerto Penasco, and Guamuchil had all enabled their 5G services. The operator also said that Monterrey, Guadalajara, and... Read More

September 22nd, 2022 4:02 PM 0 COMMENTS

DIPA Writes to Telecom Secretary Calling for Sharing of Fiber for 5G

The financial health of the Indian telecom sector is not very good. The telecom operators are already doing as much as they can to aggressively build infrastructure for a successful 5G rollout. However, there are still many challenges before them. The Digital Infrastructure Providers Association (DIPA) has written to the telecom secretary, K Rajaraman, expressing the need for fiber penetration in India and also considering allowing telcos to share fiber... Read More

September 22nd, 2022 12:33 AM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson Helps MTN Nigeria Launch 5G

With the successful introduction of 5G services, Ericsson and MTN Nigeria have achieved a historic milestone. This significant agreement is the outcome of a productive 21-year engagement that has been renewed, reinforcing the two parties' rich history of partnerships. Implications of MTN Nigeria's and Ericsson's 5G launch The 5G technology of Ericsson, which includes the 5G Radio Access Network & NSA Packet Core, will promote the development and digitalisation of... Read More

September 21st, 2022 2:21 PM 8 COMMENTS

Will 4G Speed in Your Mobile Increase with 5G Launch in India

If you are thinking about shifting to 5G to get higher speeds as soon as it is available, hold that thought for a little. Reliance Jio has the most active customers overall, and that's why the telco's spectrum resources need to be vast to offer great 4G services. Almost every customer of Jio and other private telcos in India must have faced a situation of network congestion. Because the capacity... Read More

September 21st, 2022 12:43 AM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson Helps Nestle with Private 5G Network, a First for Brazil

Nokia and AT&T Mexico have established what they say is the first industrial-grade LTE private network in a maritime terminal in the country. There has been another private network announcement in Latin America, this time in Brazil and using 5G, according to a report by Developing Telecom. The First Private 5G Standalone Network That Is Fully Independent Nestlé, a multinational food and beverage processing corporation based in Switzerland, has implemented... Read More

September 20th, 2022 8:55 PM 0 COMMENTS

5G FWA Revenue Will Reach $24 Billion USD by 2027

According to Juniper Research, the revenue generated by telecom operators from 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) services is expected to increase by 480 percent between 2022 and 2023, from $515 million to $2.5 billion. Broadband and Internet of Things (IoT) networks are just two examples of the usage of FWA services, which offer high-speed Internet connectivity using cellular-enabled CP (Customer Premises Equipment). Accelerating Expansion of 5G FWA Services According to the... Read More

September 19th, 2022 4:06 PM 33 COMMENTS

Will India Be a Two Player 5G Market with Jio and Airtel, What about Vodafone Idea?

India is finally shifting to 5G. The spectrum auctions are over; telcos are almost ready with the infrastructure, and in October, 5G network launch is expected. But there's a big question ahead of the 5G launch - will India be primarily a two-player 5G market with Jio and Airtel? At present, there are four telecom operators in the market - Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea (Vi), Bharti Airtel, and Bharat Sanchar... Read More

September 15th, 2022 5:06 PM 1 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel to Benefit further as Data Usage Rise with 5G

Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel will further benefit from the rise in data usage that the 5G launch in India would bring. 5G launch is not far away as Jio had declared that it would bring 5G services to four Indian cities by October and the same stance is of Airtel. Both telcos have a majority of the market share in terms of revenues and subscribers. Vodafone Idea's 5G expansion... Read More

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