September 30th, 2021 2:04 PM 0 COMMENTS

Nxtra By Airtel to Help Enhance 5G Experience in India

Nxtra, a Bharti Airtel Limited owned entity today announced its future plans. The entity is all set to deliver an enhanced 5G experience to the users in India. Nxtra is a company that invests in and builds data centres. In an announcement today, Airtel said that Nxtra is looking to significantly scale its data centre network in India so that it can serve the rising requirements of India’s growing digital... Read More

September 30th, 2021 12:56 AM 0 COMMENTS

5G Spectrum Bands That Indian Telecom Operators Will Want

First thing’s first, there’s no clarity on whether India will go ahead with the 5Gi (TSDSI) or 5G (3GPP) standards. While that remains to be seen, one interesting thing that a lot of people will wonder about is the 5G bands that the Indian Telecom operators will want in their bag to offer the best network services. It is absolutely clear that operators will want the frequency bands from the... Read More

September 29th, 2021 5:40 PM 3 COMMENTS

5G Smartphone Market Has Still Not Matured in India

Indian market saw an influx of 5G smartphones in the first half of 2021. The second half is also going strong, with multiple new 5G smartphones launching in the affordable and mid-range category. But the market is yet to mature. In terms of 5G networks, India isn’t even in the beginner's stage since there are no live 5G networks. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t purchase a 5G smartphone. You... Read More

September 29th, 2021 1:44 PM 14 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G Can Support Twelve 5G Bands in India

Xiaomi has unveiled the Mi 11 Lite 5G for the Indian market today. The smartphone comes with support for twelve 5G bands which is reassuring. It is a smartphone that combines the best of a lot of premium devices, tones it down a little, and offers it at a very affordable price. Its display specifications look really good and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC feels like a good choice by... Read More

September 29th, 2021 12:59 AM 0 COMMENTS

5G Premium Spectrum Bands Unavailability Concern for SIA

The satcom industry is going to see a major boost from 2022 as new companies including Starlink, OneWeb, Project Juniper, and more step into India with satellite broadband services. The industry body, Satellite Industry Association (SIA) India has shared concerns over the unavailability of the premium 5G spectrum bands for satellite companies. For the unaware, both the telecom operators and the satcom companies will have the need of premium 5G... Read More

September 28th, 2021 3:21 PM 4 COMMENTS

5G Networks Launch in India Might be Delayed

While many countries have already rolled out live 5G networks, Indian telecom operators are still in the testing phase of the next-generation connectivity standard. After the recent announcements from the government, it was expected that the 5G spectrum auctions will take place in the first quarter of 2022 (mostly February). This would have meant that the telecom operators could have launched the live 5G networks by the first half of... Read More

September 28th, 2021 1:39 PM 36 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy M52 5G Supports 11 5G Bands in India

Samsung has just launched its new smartphone, namely ‘Galaxy M52 5G’ in India. The South Korean tech giant has packed the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC inside the smartphone along with a 120Hz refresh rate supportive display and a 64MP primary sensor at the rear. The smartphone will be available at a special discounted price in Amazon’s Great Indian Festival for a limited period. The M52 5G has the same stripes... Read More

September 28th, 2021 11:33 AM 1 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Price Leaked

We already know that Samsung is gearing up to launch a new smartphone - the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G on September 29. While we are ahead of the official unveiling of the smartphone, its price in the offline market has been revealed by a report citing domestic retailers. As per a report by 91Mobiles citing an official communication by the company itself, the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G’s price in India... Read More

September 28th, 2021 12:31 AM 4 COMMENTS

BSNL Cannot Jump to 5G Straightaway

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) can’t straight away jump to 5G. There’s a solid reason behind it. That reason is the absence of 4G networks. Since the telco doesn’t have live 4G networks around the country, it will have no other option than considering 5G Standalone (SA) network core architecture. To many, this will sound very simple! Many would just say that if BSNL can leverage 5G SA to get... Read More

September 26th, 2021 9:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

5G Ecosystem in India to Benefit With PLI Scheme: Chris Rice, STL

Optical fiber has evolved in its maturity and in its form factors to drive the infrastructure medium for the “wireline” side of the network. It continues to be the preferred medium for high-speed network delivery, says Chris Rice, CEO - Access Solutions, STL. Q1. According to You, What is the Ground Reality of 5G Readiness? Answer - 5G is ready, willing, and able to be delivered today. The question is... Read More

September 25th, 2021 6:58 PM 2 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy M52 5G Launched: Here’s All You Need to Know

[caption id="attachment_468536" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Image credit: Samsung Poland[/caption] Samsung was highly anticipated to launch a new 5G smartphone - the Samsung Galaxy M52 5G. In the meantime, the company has quietly launched the device in Poland. It was spotted on the official company website along with the complete specifications. As per the listing on the Samsung Poland website suggests that the device will be available in three colour options -... Read More

September 25th, 2021 1:08 AM 0 COMMENTS

5G in India Will Only be Successful If This Happens

5G networks aren’t just a game of purchasing and deploying a ton of high-frequency spectrum for the telcos. There is a lot more to it, and all of it needs to happen for ensuring that 5G networks see success in India. First of all, the telcos will need to invest a lot in the ground-level infrastructure. This will include fiberisation, installing more towers and building micro-sites so that high-frequency networks... Read More

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