Open RAN will foster innovation and reduce time to market of critical features and capabilities that are essential to 5G because of the larger set of vendors that will now be competing in the market, says Rajesh Gangadhar, CTO - Access Solutions, STL. Q1. What is the operator sentiment towards OpenRAN? Legacy telecom infrastructure has largely operated on tightly integrated, proprietary software and hardware. They pose challenges of constrained vendor choice,... Read More
India is gearing up for the launch of 5G networks in the first half of 2022. The telecom operators are already testing their 5G solutions in partnership with global vendors, including Ericsson, Nokia, and Samsung. Mr Nitin Bansal, Head of Ericsson India and Head of Network Solutions Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania & India, said consumers in India are ready to pay up to 50% more for 5G if they... Read More
Cyient, a global telecommunications company, is going to help India migrate to 5G networks in an efficient manner. Prabhakar Atla, Senior Vice President & Global Head - Communications & Utilities Business, Cyient, shared the role that Cyient is playing in the densification of the 5G network in rural, urban, and semi-urban locations. Here’s everything you should know. Q1. Can You Explain the Working of Cyient’s Market-Focused 5G Network Rollout? Enabling... Read More
STL, a connectivity solutions company has been working with the government of India on multiple projects which includes things such as Navy/Army network modernisation, BharatNet, and smart cities in Rajasthan and more. KS Rao, CEO, Network Services and Software, STL shared a lot of things related to the company’s plans in India and the BharatNet project. Here’s everything you should know. Q1. What Is Your Take on the Announcement by... Read More
The need for the application to person (A2P) texting has surged in the last two years. More and more people connected to the 4G networks in India want their internet and smart applications experience to be automated as much as possible. Mr Sandesh Sarang, Enterprise Director, Infobip - India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh & Nepal, shared with TelecomTalk about the partnership that the company has formed with Bharti Airtel and Vodafone... Read More
In the coming one or two years, things are bound to change very rapidly as the data that is being generated around the world is predominantly digital nowadays. According to Mr Shabir Momin, MD & CTO at ZengaTV.com & One digital entertainment, this will help all the Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) entrepreneurs in finding potential to play and fulfilling the gaps that exist in the market currently.... Read More
Amazfit is one of the better-known smartwatch brands in India now. The company has brought some of the most affordable and powerful smartwatches to the Indian market. In a conversation with TelecomTalk, CP Khandelwal, CEO and Director of PR Innovations shared that Amazfit has been able to gain a 30% market share in India. Mr Khandelwal shared more about how PR Innovations helped Amazfit grow from scratch in India. Q1.... Read More
[caption id="attachment_455044" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Doug Suttles - CEO and Co-Founder of Ookla[/caption] Reliance Jio has beaten its competitors Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea to get ahead in providing 4G+ to most locations of India. The telco has the widest reach when it comes to network coverage and has contributed majorly in bridging the digital gap in India. I recently interviewed Doug Suttles, CEO and Co-Founder of Ookla, and he shared... Read More
I recently interacted with Mr Sandeep Sudeep, NEC India's Telecom Head. Mr Sudeep shared a lot of insights about India's readiness for the 5G trials and related things about the next-generation connectivity technology. Q1 - What Is Your View on India’s Readiness to Conduct a Nationwide 5G Tech Trial? It is a good idea given that 5G is new. It is important to validate 5G business cases/used cases as well.... Read More
Open RAN Solutions are new disruptive technologies that 5G mobile network operators are increasingly looking to adopt, today we have Mr Parag Naik, Co-Founder and CEO, Saankhya Labs who will be sharing his views on Open RAN Solutions and 5G in India. Can You Tell Us About Saankhya Labs, How You Started, and What Are You Doing Now? Saankhya Labs was founded in 2007 as a semiconductor solutions company, with... Read More
Prasanna S Iyengar, Director of Product Management, Skylo Technologies shared some insights about the company's satellite-based NB IoT technology. Iyengar further told us about the company's partnership with BSNL and how it is helping India boost its digital vision. Q) Tell us about Skylo and its satellite-based NB IoT technology. Skylo is the world’s most affordable end-to-end IoT solution to connect machines and sensors to deliver data insights. Existing communication... Read More
Driven by the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Vocal for Local’ initiatives by the government, Indian users are looking for local alternatives for some of the major apps such as WhatsApp and more. Being one of the most populous countries in the world, India’s app developers stand a good chance to gain ground and name not only in the sub-continent but worldwide. Satya Yerramsetti, founder and CEO, Telebu, shares views on the... Read More
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Biswadeep, Kolkata :
Airtel again lost approx 65000 subs in Kolkata circle
This shows that BSNL is losing less customers compared to lootvi.
You said that Airtel lost more subs due to removal of Rs.79 plan. What happens now?
Good enough speeds for regular usage.
Every operator giving MNP offers nowadays. People are really enjoying jumping across networks.
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