India Telecom 2010 To Begin Tomorrow With Focus on “Broadband For All”

Government of India’s Telecom Event “India Telecom 2010”, will begin tomorrow at New Delhi. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is organizing the event this year with the theme “Broadband for All” in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)

India Telecom 2010 aims at promoting the opportunities in the Telecom sector for boosting country’s economic growth and attracting further FDI. The event will focus on the latest technologies, bringing together professionals from leading organizations looking for solutions for their current business activities.

It will also provide an opportunity to deliberate upon the next wave of innovative ideas, especially Green Telecom, WiMAX technology, 3G & BWA proliferation in India, broadband expansion, number portability, Mobile Financial Services in India, Value Added Services, Telecom Infrastructure, etc.

Over 275 companies from over 37 countries are participating at this edition of India Telecom series. The event in particular has evoked a lot of interest from SAARC countries as it is an opportunity for them to interact with a vast range of telecom companies offering services of global standards at a single platform.

Mr. Kapil Sibal, the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology(C&IT) will inaugurate the event in presence of Mr.Gurudas Kamat and Mr. Sachin Pilot, the Ministers of State for Communications & IT. Ms. Suvi Linden, the Minister of Communications, Finland who has come with a delegation to attend India Telecom 2010 will be the Guest of Honour on the occasion.

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raunakluthra
December 12, 2010 4:22 pm 4:22 PM

there is cut throat competition in each and every field but in broadband there r private players there need to be more establshed networks and cheaper plans tht every body should afford it and use it in lare volumes

dskushwaha
December 10, 2010 11:29 am 11:29 AM

sahil :
…Bsnl 3G & evdo are only in few Hundred cities & will take years to reach villages.
I am living in a village with population of 20000- 25000 but we too are far from getting a 3G or Evdo tower in our area. Only broadband available here is BSNL broadband over DSL….

Yes you are absolutely correct.
I am living near Guwahati Airport (just 700 meters) but there is no 3G network. However it has been launched in Guwahati since more than 1 years.

sahil
December 10, 2010 10:35 am 10:35 AM
dskushwaha : Webly : ‘Cheaper broadband for all’ should be the theme of the event. A cousin of mine is in the US, And i was suprised to hear from him that he is using USB device for internet with unlimited data download at just Rs. 800 (after converting from dollars) with a download speed of 900kbps on a 4G network. A question that needs to be answered is: Why can’t INDIA have cheaper broadband plans ? India does have broadband cheaper than you mentioned, BSNL provides unlimited download at 3.6 Mbps (upgrading to 7.2 Mbps) at Rs. 4200/6months. 90… Read more »
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