Wipro, IIT-Kharagpur Partner for Advanced Research in 5G & AI

5g research

IT services major Wipro  has partnered with IIT Kharagpur to collaborate on industry-focused applied research in the areas of 5G and artificial intelligence (AI). Research outcomes from this partnership will be leveraged by Wipro to develop solutions for its customers, across industry verticals, Wipro said in a statement. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur on the other hand will benefit…

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YuppTV Acquires IPL Cricket Digital Rights


YuppTV has acquired the IPL digital rights for Australia, Continental Europe, South East Asia, while BT Sport will show every game of the 2019 season starting from Saturday 23 March running to Sunday 5 May. YuppTV has acquired the digital broadcasting rights for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 outside of India. With this development, cricket fans across the globe can…

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Fibre Broadband Growth Leads Communication Technology Towards A New Direction

Fibre Broadband Growth

India has grown by leaps and bounds in mobile penetration but in the wireline broadband segment, the country is lagging its global peers. With data consumption on mobile hitting the roof and to bring all rural areas under the ambit of connectivity, there is a dire need of expanding the broadband network through fibre. At a mobile base of over…

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India Came Up As The Largest Data Consuming Country In The World, Data Consumption On Mobile Surpasses PC


From being voice-hungry, Indian mobile phone users have now turned data-hungry cutting across income and age profiles. According to market research firm Nielsen’s survey on handset consumers, the appetite for data consumption has risen over the last 15-18 months. While earlier consumers were consuming 4 GB data a month, today their consumption is as high as 1 GB a day.…

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Indian Broadband Subscribers Cross 500 mln

The number of broadband subscribers in India increased to 51.19 crore at the end of November 2018 as compared to 49.2 crore at October-end, showing a growth rate of 3.18 per cent on a month-on-month basis. While the number of Indians going online through mobile devices (phones and dongles) increased by 3.39 per cent, the number of Fixed Wireless subscribers…

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Govt. May Launch Broadband Services Readiness Index For States

The government is planning to launch broadband services readiness index of states based on parameters like infrastructure, approval processes and utilization of high speed Internet, a top telecom department official said. “According to a study by ICRIER (a research firm), $100 billion investment will have seven-fold multiplier effect on GDP. There is a need of a national mission to make…

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Consumers’ Demand Are Growing But Little Improvement Seen In Broadband Connectivity

Broadband Connectivity

The world is on the cusp of the 4th industrial revolution, which encompasses cyber-physical systems, cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence and biotechnology, robotics, etc. It has the potential to cause massive disruption in our day-to-day lives and has the capability to empower individuals and communities, as it creates new opportunities for economic, social and personal development. India needs to capitalise…

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India To Become A Global Iot Leader, Country Is Adopting IOT At A Significantly Rapid Pace

Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) may further take up years to proliferate in India and globally, however there are cases where it is being currently used by consumers and industries extensively. While IoT will touch all industries including energy, telecom, healthcare, retail, transportation, manufacturing among others, in India it will have several other use cases based on the country’s geography, demographics…

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Content, The Key Revenue Generator For The Telecos 4G To Boost The Content Consumption

Content Consumption

For the next few months, mobile phone users in India can expect to be flooded with special deals on music, sports, regional video channels, religious programmes and games as operators try to figure out how best to make money out of content.  India’s top mobile phone companies have started taking baby steps towards what could be their next big revenue…

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