TRAI to Make Recommendations On Various Issues

Telecom Market In India

In a bid to push reforms in the broadcasting sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided to approach the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry to take a call on a range of recommendations pending with the latter since 2013. The regulator will write to the ministry as well as meet the new I&B minister Smriti Irani with…

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Li-Fi May Soon Rewrite The History Of Communication Technology

Li-Fi

Li-Fi claims to be 100 times faster than standard Wi-Fi. But what exactly is it. Li-Fi is a bidirectional, high-speed and fully networked wireless communication technology similar to Wi-Fi. The term was coined by Scientist Harald Haas and is a form of optical wireless communications (OWC) and uses the visible spectrum as well as ultraviolet and infrared radiation. Li-Fi could…

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Bharti Airtel May Purchase RCOM’s Spectrum Assets And Network Equipment

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Bharti Airtel has expressed interest in buying select spectrum assets and equipment of Reliance Communications (RCOM). Airtel is reportedly mulling to buy RCOM’s spectrum in the 850 MHz band that is considered highly efficient for 4G services. The operator, however, is unlikely to bid aggressively for the airwaves as there is no longer any spectrum shortage in the country. At…

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Airtel’s VoLTE Service Reaches In Karnataka

Airtel’s VoLTE Service

Indian telecom operator Airtel launched its VoLTE service in Mumbai, and since then, it has launched the VoLTE service in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. Now today, Airtel has launched its VoLTE service in Karnataka. With the VoLTE service launched, Airtel users in Karnataka can now make HD quality voice calls that have faster call…

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Nokia Expands Its 5G Experiment

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Finnish telecom major Nokia said it would develop 5G mobile network technology in India at its expanded Research and Development (R&D) centre in Bengaluru. “We are increasing staffing at our R&D centre in Bengaluru in 2018 to focus on next-generation technologies spanning 5G mobile network architecture, Voice over LTE (Long-Term Evolution or a a standard for high-speed wireless communication for…

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Jio Has 136.8 Million User Base

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Jio subscriber base rose to 136.8 million in the past three months, with a net addition of 15.3 million users in the period. The information comes from the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) financial and operational performance report for the quarter that ended on September 30. Though the Jio telecom unit posted a loss of Rs. 271 crores, RIL termed its…

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Bharti Airtel launches VoLTE Services in Maharashtra & Goa

Airtel VoLTE

Keeping its promise of rolling out pan-India VoLTE coverage, Bharti Airtel announced the launch of its VoLTE services across the rest of Maharashtra & Goa. This announcement comes right after the services commencement in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. For the unaware, Airtel first launched VoLTE services in Mumbai and promised that it would roll out the services across the country…

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