Apple Allows TRAI’s DND App On Its Handset

Apple has allowed the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI’s) do-not-disturb (DND) app on its handsets through its new iOS 12 operating system. However, the company has not allowed access to call records and message logs of an iPhone user to such apps that aim at blocking unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) as it would violate its privacy norms. Earlier, the…

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RIL Acquires Partnership In US-Based Skytran

US-Based Skytran

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), along with promoters of Innovation Endeavors, WeWork founder Adam Neumann, investor Tim Draper, and others, have acquired a 12.7% shareholding in SkyTran Inc, a US-based company involved in personal rapid transit systems. RIL will now have an exclusive partnership with the company in India, with which it will develop pilot implementations of its network in India…

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BSNL Is Cautious About Alliance With ZTE

State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will take a ‘careful’ decision on further extending alliance with Chinese technology vendor ZTE for the rollout of fifth-generation or 5G network in the country, a top official said. “When it will come to rolling out 5G network, a cautious call will be taken,” BSNL chairman Anupam Shrivastava told, and added that the telecom…

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Increased Import Duty Could Not Affect Jio

The government’s recent decision to increase import duty on numerous telecom network products seems to have handed the country’s youngest telco Reliance Jio Infocomm a distinct, if unexpected, advantage over rivals Vodafone Idea and Bharti AirtelNSE 0.69 %, people familiar with the development said. That is because the Mukesh Ambani-controlled telco buys such gear from Samsung. Such telecom equipment imported…

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Jiogiga Fiber Vs Airtel V-Fiber Vs BSNL Who Will Reign In The Market!

Jiogiga Fiber

The impending growth of digital assets will present India with many unique opportunities to leapfrog its traditional deficit in physical infrastructure. It will help enhance the economic conditions in remote areas, spur new businesses by enabling access for a large number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), creating a strong digital identity for the country. Above all, digital infrastructure growth…

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TRAI & BEREC Open Internet Policy

TRAI & BEREC Open Internet Policy

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on net neutrality with The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC). The MoU was signed by TRAI chairman Ram Sewak Sharma and BEREC chairman Johannes Gungl. They also adopted a “Joint Statement for an Open Internet”, pledging to work together to ensure that the internet…

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