TRAI Brings Consultation Paper on Telecom Infrastructure Providers

TRAI Brings Consultation Paper on Telecom Infrastructure Providers
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has started a consultation process to take a relook at the business scope of infrastructure providers in the country and encourage active infrastructure sharing at a time when telecom operators are battling shrinking revenue streams and looking at cost cutting measures. The telecom regulator TRAI has suggested that infrastructure creation by standalone companies that... Read More

Telecom Companies Must Submit Compliance Reports Regarding Pesky Calls

Telecom Companies Must Submit Compliance Reports Regarding Pesky Calls
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked telecom companies to submit a status report over complaints regarding pesky calls, on a monthly basis starting September, 2019 setting in motion a monitoring system for the new framework that aims to check unwanted telemarketing calls and messages. Telecom Regulator (TRAI) has outlined the specific format in which the compliance reports... Read More

DoT Begins Issuing Test Certificates For Telecommunications Equipment

DoT Begins Issuing Test Certificates For Telecommunications Equipment
Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC), the technical wing of the telecom department, started issuing certificate to telecom equipment makers after testing their products in government certified laboratories set up in the country. The certificates have been issued after a delay of about six years. The government had first set October 1, 2013 as deadline for scrutiny of all telecom products and... Read More

India Will be Telecom Equipment Manufacturing Hub: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India Will be Telecom Equipment Manufacturing Hub: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telecom Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad said that India will be  a hub for telecom equipment manufacturing. He said that India is on its way to become a global power with march of technology and asked the telecom industry to focus on innovation around 5G technology to create products with India specific patents. He asked the industry to come with... Read More

Telecom Industry May Contribute 8.2% to GDP Leveraging 5G by 2020

Telecom Industry May Contribute 8.2% to GDP Leveraging 5G by 2020
The telecom industry’s contribution to GDP is estimated to reach 8.2% by 2020. Industry players are slated to also leverage technologies to connect with global markets and ring in a fully networked, knowledge and services economy. The Modi Government plans to make India 5G  ready by 2020 and plan to auction 5G spectrum later this year. 5G provides an opportunity... Read More

Next Generation Wireless Technology Trends For Better Communication

Next Generation Wireless Technology Trends For Better Communication
Technologists are working on 5G Celluar Technology that may start within next year i.e. 2020. Till now 5G technology is under development and need more improvement in Internet of Things and Lowlatency Applications. Now network operators are focusing on selling high speed broadband to its consumers. Researches are making Next Generation Wireless Technology Trends such as Enterprise Architecture & Technology... Read More

DoT Implements Mandatory Testing of Telecom Equipments From 1st October

DoT Implements Mandatory Testing of  Telecom Equipments From 1st October
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is finally implementing the mandatory testing and certification of telecommunications equipment (MTCTE) from October 1, 2019. The development though offers some respite for mobile device makers as well as telecom equipment vendors for now as they have been not mentioned in the list. However, the two industries fear that they would be brought under the... Read More

Telcos to Install 57,500 Mobile Towers in Rural Areas: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Telcos to Install 57,500 Mobile Towers in Rural Areas: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telecom operators intend to install over 57,500 towers for mobile connectivity in rural areas during the current financial year. There is plan to install 57,559 towers for mobile services in the rural areas during the financial year 2019-20 by telecom service providers, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. He said that 5.54 lakh villages are covered with mobile services, while... Read More