December 9th, 2021 11:47 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel India Startup Innovation Challenge Launched to Fast-Track 5G Development

Bharti Airtel has just announced the launch of ‘India Startup Innovation Challenge’. The telco has partnered with Invest India for the same, and the challenge will see early-stage Indian startups demonstrating solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, Cloud Communications, digital entertainment, and digital advertising. The top 10 startups in the challenge will be receiving cash prizes as well get a chance to leverage Airtel’s Digital Innovation Lab and... Read More

December 9th, 2021 8:33 AM 1 COMMENTS

5G Network Equipment Only Coming from Trusted Sources

Network security is of prime importance for any nation today. Mobile networks carry a ton of data and are susceptible to hacking if proper measures are not taken. This is why almost every nation, including India, has become aware of the security of its mobile networks and are ensuring that network equipment comes from only trusted sources. 5G, the next big revolution in network technology, might be launched in India... Read More

December 8th, 2021 8:48 PM 0 COMMENTS

World Looks Up to India for 5G and Other Connectivity Solutions: PM Modi

The fifth edition of the India Mobile Congress began today with a message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The three-day-long event, India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2021 was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Railway, Ashwini Vaishnaw in the presence of many other key delegates. IMC is the largest telecom, media and technology conference in South Asia and is organized by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT)... Read More

December 8th, 2021 7:02 PM 0 COMMENTS

5G Spectrum Should be Offered to Everyone in the Same Way, Demand Telcos

In the recent development of events, the senior executives of India’s three private telcos – Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Bharti Airtel have asked the government for the same action. The telcos have asked for the 5G bands, including those being used for 4G currently, to be put up for sale, reduce levies or extend the moratorium period in regards to the new airwaves. Moreover, Vi and Reliance Jio... Read More

December 8th, 2021 1:04 PM 30 COMMENTS

Convert India to 5G From 2G/4G at Earliest: Mukesh Ambani

India should focus on covering the 2G and 4G users to 5G at the earliest, said Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). Speaking at the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) 2021, Ambani said that keeping millions of Indians at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid confined to 2G is depriving them of the digital revolution. According to the Indian business tycoon, the rollout of 5G networks should... Read More

December 7th, 2021 7:47 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Demonstrates Network Slicing Over 5G SA

Vodafone Idea (Vi) has just announced that it partnered with Nokia to demonstrate network slicing over the 5G standalone (SA) network. The telco used Nokia’s 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) and 5G core to go make this demonstration possible. Vodafone Idea conducted this demonstration in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The telco used the 5G spectrum allocated by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Network Slicing Will Allow Vodafone Idea to Open New Revenue... Read More

December 6th, 2021 12:55 PM 0 COMMENTS

MediaTek Upbeat About India’s 5G Prospects in 2022

MediaTek, a fabless semiconductor manufacturing company powering billions of devices, has said that it is looking to expand India footprint in the coming year. 5G is going to be the next disruptive technology at scale in the coming years, and MediaTek is upbeat about enhancing India’s 5G prospects in 2022. The company plans on bringing a complete and comprehensive range including premium, flagship, and mainstream products to India in 2022.... Read More

December 6th, 2021 8:22 AM 2 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Wants to Avoid Ericsson, Nokia Duopoly for 5G

Vodafone Idea (Vi) is looking to avoid a duopoly scenario of Ericsson and Nokia for 5G. The third-largest telco is looking beyond the two vendors and talking to other local and international companies/vendors for sourcing network gear. This will help the telco with being safe from overpaying to Nokia and Ericsson for the equipment. More so, Vodafone Idea would come in a strong position to negotiate prices with the two... Read More

December 6th, 2021 7:02 AM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea 1.5GB Daily Data Plans with Short to Medium Term Validity

Due to the recent tariff hikes, there has been a significant change in the prepaid plans provided by Vodafone Idea or Vi. The increased prices have resulted in a change in the 1.5GB a day data plans provided by the telco. The 1.5GB per day plans are usually sufficient for a majority of the users and Vodafone Idea provides a number of options from short term to long term for... Read More

December 5th, 2021 9:30 PM 7 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea: Watch Video of Live 5G Speed Test

Vodafone Idea, the third-largest telecom operator in the country, is going all out on conducting 5G trials. It is one thing to hear about how fast 5G is, but it is completely another to see the blazing-fast download and upload speeds bringing new use-cases of network technologies to life. In Pune, Maharashtra, where Vodafone Idea is already testing 5G solutions, the telco shared a live demonstration of multiple 5G speed... Read More

December 5th, 2021 11:41 AM 0 COMMENTS

Private 5G to Enable MNOs Earn Beyond Boundaries of Spectrum Licenses

Private 5G networks are already helping enterprises in a variety of industries to cut costs, reduce energy use and analyse business-critical data in real-time, says Aniruddho Basu, SVP & GM of Emerging Business at Mavenir. Q1. How Should the Industry Build the Private Network Connectivity Platform in a 5G and 6G World? The concept of a private mobile network is not particularly new, as such networks first started using 4G... Read More

December 4th, 2021 3:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

MIUI 12.5 Enhanced Edition Now Available for Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE

In a recent development, Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is apparently receiving its MIUI 12.5 Enhanced Edition update in India. A number of users have taken to their Twitter feeds to post the said update. In addition to this, reports are also coming in that along with Indian users, the device users in Turkey are also receiving MIUI 12.5 Enhanced Edition update. The Enhanced Edition of MIUI 12.5 is based... Read More

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