TIA shares response to India’s IoT draft policy

India ranked 4 in IDC Internet of Things (IoT) Index

Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) today said it submitted its response to India government on its proposed policy on Internet of Things (IoT). In 2012, an estimated 8.7 billion things were connected worldwide and projections show that with the new technological capabilities this ...

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Alcatel-Lucent sells cyber security biz to Thales

Telecom network vendor Alcatel-Lucent has sold its cyber security services & solutions and the communications security business to Thales. Alcatel-Lucent did not reveal the financial details. Earlier, Alcatel-Lucent exited from enterprise business as well. In May 2014, Alcatel-Lucent and ...

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Sprint appoints SoftBank’s Junichi Miyakawa above CTO Stephen Bye

Junichi Miyakawa of Sprint

American wireless carrier Sprint has appointed SoftBank executive Junichi Miyakawa as technical chief operating officer. His appointment follows the investment in Sprint by SoftBank of Japan. Miyakawa is joining Sprint from SoftBank Group, where he led the company’s network operations. As part ...

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BSNL, Airtel, MTNL dominance keeps fixed broadband price high


Indian telecom operators such as BSNL, MTNL, Bharti Airtel, Hathway and Beam Telecom have some less competitive fixed broadband price plans to offers their customers. These plans provide high speed internet – with conditions — through fixed line connection and allows unlimited Internet ...

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Colombia to auction 25 MHz spectrum to enhance mobile broadband

Telecom tower

Colombia will be auctioning an additional 25 MHz of spectrum — 5 MHz in 900 and 20 MHz in 1900 MHz – in coming months in a bid to enhance mobile broadband networks. Colombia’s National Spectrum Agency is yet to finalize the dateline for the spectrum auction plan which is expected to ...

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