November 13th, 2021 10:48 AM 2 COMMENTS

Airtel Offers 2.5GB Daily Data With Rs 349 Plan, Check Complete Details

Bharti Airtel, India’s second-largest telecom operator, has a unique prepaid plan in its arsenal. The private telco is working around attracting new customers and retaining the old ones by offering such prepaid plans. The plan that we are talking about comes for Rs 349. It is not very pocket friendly, though. Users only get 28 days of validity with the Rs 349 plan. This prepaid offering from Airtel suits people... Read More

November 12th, 2021 7:07 AM 8 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vi Expected Time Period for 5G Rollout Delayed

India is yet to see the power of 5G. Private telcos including Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone Idea (Vi) are already running 5G trials in different parts of the country. While the telcos have come quite far with testing 5G, they are still not at the point where they can conclude it. The telecom companies were expected to finish the 5G trials by November 2021. This would have meant... Read More

November 11th, 2021 2:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Two Variants to Come With SD 888, Exynos 2100

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has been one of the most anticipated smartphones lately. Due to the success of the Galaxy S20 FE with the Snapdragon 865 SoC, Samsung fans are waiting to see just how good the S21 FE 5G will be. A Google Play Console listing of the device with two variants, spotted by famous tipster Mukul Sharma tells us that the device will be available in both... Read More

November 10th, 2021 6:30 PM 6 COMMENTS

Lava Agni 5G vs Redmi Note 10 Pro: Price And Specs Compared

The homegrown smartphone brand Lava just announced its first 5G smartphone - Agni 5G. The smartphone is priced under Rs 20,000, which is already dominated by various Chinese brands such as Redmi. Having said that, there will be stiff competition between devices that exist in this sector and the Lava offering has joined the fight. Here, we have come up with a comparison between Lava Agni 5G and Redmi Note... Read More

November 10th, 2021 12:50 PM 15 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea, Nokia Test 5G in Rural India, Deliver 100+ Mbps Speed

Vodafone Idea (Vi) partnered with Nokia to test 5G networks in rural India. The telco announced that it was able to deliver connectivity with a download speed of more than 100 Mbps across an area covering 17.1 kilometres. For the trial, Vodafone Idea used spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band allocated by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). The rural site used by the telco was in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. As mentioned... Read More

November 10th, 2021 12:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Satcom and Telcos at Difference Over mmWave 5G Spectrum

India is currently very far from seeing live commercial 5G networks. Like we have said before, the delay is not a bad thing. However, there are a few things that India needs to get clarity on as fast as possible. One of those things is the allocation of spectrum to the telecom service providers (TSPs) and the satellite communications (satcom) companies. 2022 would not only see heavy developments in the... Read More

November 10th, 2021 10:42 AM 0 COMMENTS

5G Smartphones Getting More Traction in India

While the 5G services are yet to be rolled out in India, there is a surge in the shipment of 5G smartphones. These devices have gained traction and accounted for 22% of the overall market share in Q3 2021, claims a report by CyberMedia Research (CMR). As per the new CMR India Mobile Handset Market Review Report for the third quarter of this year, over 20 5G-enabled smartphones were launched... Read More

November 9th, 2021 2:30 PM 9 COMMENTS

Lava Has Become the First Indian Brand to Launch 5G Smartphone

Lava has recently launched the Lava Agni 5G and it has become the first smartphone brand in India to launch a 5G device. The smartphone will be available for the domestic market from November 18, 2021. According to a PTI report, this 5G smartphone is being manufactured in India at Lava’s plant in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Sunil Raina, President and Business Head, Lava International told PTI that Lava has become... Read More

November 9th, 2021 7:14 AM 2 COMMENTS

5G Delay Can Still be an Opportunity for India

The proliferation of 5G smartphones has already started in India. The year 2020 was sort of a warm-up for the smartphone makers because in 2021, almost every month, multiple new 5G smartphones made their way to the market. But still, with all these 5G products in the market, there’s really no possibility of a 5G network going live in the next six months from now. In fact, if there are... Read More

November 8th, 2021 7:04 PM 0 COMMENTS

Poco M4 Pro 5G All Set to Launch, Here’s What We Know

Poco M4 Pro 5G which was announced last week by the smartphone maker last week is now ready to be launched on November 9 as per the reports. Since the unveiling of the phone last week, a lot of details about the device have been leaked online. It is expected that the new smartphone will be a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 11. In the past as well, Xiaomi... Read More

November 8th, 2021 2:02 PM 4 COMMENTS

Airtel, Vi, Jio Might Get 5G Spectrum at Reduced Prices

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (Vi), and Reliance Jio have deliberately avoided purchasing the 700 MHz spectrum in the past because of its steep base price. The telcos were expecting the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the regulator to reduce the base price of spectrum in different frequency bands. According to an ET Telecom report, Fitch Ratings said that the regulator is expected to recommend a lower base price for the... Read More

November 7th, 2021 3:35 PM 0 COMMENTS

5G Concerns of FAA See Verizon, AT&T Delaying C-Band Services

Back on Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had issued a bulletin warning the manufacturers, pilots, operators, that 5G can cause interference with the sensitive aircraft electronics. Now, according to a Reuters report, the FAA and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are closely coordinating around the same issue to ensure that the United States (US) is safe for flights in the 5G era and is also in speed with the... Read More

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