October 7th, 2021 10:30 AM 7 COMMENTS

5G Needs Strong Tariffs Backing in India

5G networks are going to be the next revolution in the tech and telecom industry of India and around the world. Although the 5G tech hasn’t completely matured yet and is still in the phase where relevant use cases for India are being discovered/developed, there’s no doubt that it will change how people and machines communicate. But 5G requires a lot more backend support than 4G. The infrastructure needs to... Read More

September 30th, 2021 10:29 AM 1 COMMENTS

BSNL Increases the Validity of Rs 699 Prepaid Plan

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has increased the validity offered by the Rs 699 plan. This plan was announced back in January 2021. Under the promotional offer, the Rs 699 voucher will offer 180 days of validity to the users. Initially, when the plan was announced, it offered a validity of 160 days. But a few days back, BSNL had announced that until September 28, 2021, users would get 180... Read More

September 29th, 2021 6:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

OTT Movies, Shows You Don’t Want to Miss Out in October

[caption id="attachment_468992" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Image Credit - Netflix India[/caption] There are a lot of exciting over-the-top (OTT) movies and TV shows coming to different streaming platforms in India in October 2021. If you are an avid viewer of thrilling storylines, OTT releases in October’s first week will get you set for the whole month. We are listing a few TV shows and movies that are going to be released in... Read More

September 26th, 2021 5:15 PM 3 COMMENTS

BSNL Making SMS Charges for eSIMs 66.67% More Affordable

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has made the eSIM SMS charges 66.67% more affordable for its customers. This change has been put into effect immediately in all the telecom circles in India. Further, the telco has made the changes applicable on both the Offnet SMS (another network) and Onnet (BSNL network). As per a Kerala Telecom report, BSNL had recently introduced two new additional eSIM tariff plans for M2M and... Read More

September 9th, 2021 12:50 AM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Plans to Partner With Telcos Around the Globe

OneWeb has plans of partnering up with telecom companies around the world. The satellite broadband company has already partnered with AT&T, a US telecom operator and will help the company in improving its services for the business customers. With the help of OneWeb, AT&T will be able to serve its business customers in the rural and remote regions of the country better. Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Enterprises, in a... Read More

September 8th, 2021 2:05 PM 10 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Stops Offering Major Benefit In Two Circles

Vodafone Idea (Vi), the third-largest telecom operator in India has stopped offering a major prepaid benefit to the users of two telecom circles. The company hasn’t issued an official notice for the same but the changes are apparent on its website. The benefit was the ‘double data’ which is currently available in all the telecom circles in India except for the users in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. A total of... Read More

August 29th, 2021 2:19 PM 1 COMMENTS

Effect of a 5Gi Mandate Goes Beyond the Telecom Industry

As if the Indian telecom industry was not inundated enough by roadblocks in its development and financial fruitions, the troubles are already on for the coming of 5G as well. Even before the launch of fifth-generation network technology in India, there is a raging debate going on in circles about the kind of standardisation the companies and the government would use for the deployment of 5G network. There is the... Read More

August 20th, 2021 7:19 PM 2 COMMENTS

Data Consumption in India Expected to Hit 40GB Per Smartphone

Data consumption in India is “expected to grow over three-fold to 40GB per smartphone” by 2025, says Doron Arazi, chief executive officer at Ceragon Networks, a company that offers wireless backhaul and fronthaul solutions. Arazi said that India with over 62 crore internet users has the “world’s second largest user base” and that the user base is also set to increase to 90 crores by 2025. The CEO at Ceragon... Read More

August 15th, 2021 1:06 PM 1 COMMENTS

ML, AI Are Data Hungry Functions: Shabir Momin

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

August 12th, 2021 8:24 PM 55 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Cannot Believe SC Stance on AGR Dues Case

Vodafone Idea (Vi) cannot believe the Supreme Court (SC) judgement on the recent adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues case. As per an ET Telecom report, the telco has said it is ‘inconceivable’ or unimaginable that the SC is not considering the request for rectification of errors in the AGR dues amount. Further, Vi said that it is a “travesty of justice” that SC isn’t allowing for the errors in the... Read More

August 11th, 2021 4:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

5G Will Drive New Smartphone Sales and Investment in India: Corning

Corning, which is the biggest name across the world for making the popular Gorilla Glass protection for handsets. The company has said that India is going to be the next destination for ICT manufacturing. As per the Corning Senior VP and General Manager of Mobile Consumer Electronics, John Bayne, India is going to see the movement of supply chains slowly away from China and onto its soil. Speaking about the... Read More

August 11th, 2021 3:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

Central Projects and State Govts to Use Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Solutions

The Indian government after a hefty audit process has appointed Oracle Corp. as an empanelled cloud infrastructure provider for the IT Ministry. This means that now government-owned entities and offices would be able to use digital services provided by Oracle Corp. The American company which has public data centres in Hyderabad and Mumbai will now be able to take on workload from state governments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) which... Read More

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