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LTE Tower in India

TRAI wants DoT to take back 800 MHz spectrum of BSNL, MTNL

India's telecom regulator Thursday reiterated its recommendation that the entire available spectrum with the department of telecom (DoT) in the CDMA or 800 MHz...
Aircel brings tariff of 40p/min on local and STD calls in Delhi

Aircel offers Rs 10 loan to Delhi and Mumbai pre-paid mobile users

Aircel, following the footsteps of Reliance Communications, today added Extra Credit service that will provide its users an instant loan of Rs 10 that...
Reliance Communications in India

Reliance Comm to expand Pro 3 data network offering 14.7 Mbps speed

Indian telecom service provider Reliance Communications has unveiled its Pro 3 data network offering speeds of up to 14.7 Mbps. Reliance Communications does not mention the guaranteed...
Mobinil Egypt

Ericsson inks 5-year deal with Mobinil to enhance data services in Egypt

Telecom network vendor Ericsson announced its five-year deal to support Mobinil to enhance the data services to subscribers in Egypt. Mobinil will also benefit from...
SK Telecom

SK Telecom launches two pilot projects on Smart Class in Bangkok

SK Telecom on Thursday said it launched two pilot projects on Smart Class at Darakam Elementary School and Patumkongka Middle School in Bangkok, Thailand. The...

Phones with 450 Mbps mobile internet speed to reach 64 mn in 2019

The number of smartphones with Category 9 or Category 10 LTE modems, which enable mobile broadband speeds in the downlink of up to 450...

Home networking devices to surge 18% to $13.4 bn in 2014

Home networking devices are expected to increase 18 percent to $13.4 billion in 2014, Infonetics Research. 802.11ac to make up 42 percent of all Wi-Fi-enabled...

GSMA urges India support at WRC-15 for new 4 spectrum frequency ranges

Telecom industry body GSMA today urged India to allocate four spectrum frequency ranges -- Sub-700MHz UHF (470–694/8MHz), L-Band (1300–1518MHz), 2.7–2.9GHz and C-Band (3.4–4.2GHz) for...
Mobile-broadband

GSMA wants India to release more spectrum for auction

Telecom industry body GSMA has sent a letter to India’s Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urging the ministry to release more spectrum during the...

BT in driver’s seat as Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica to exit

UK telecom market will see fresh round of consolidation soon if BT Group’s preliminary talks to buy EE from Deutsche Telekom and Orange or...
LTE-Ericsson

 Airtel deploys 4G/LTE network in Seychelles with Ericsson

Airtel has selected Ericsson to deliver 4G/LTE network in Seychelles. The Seychelles network is Airtel's first commercial LTE network in Africa. The new 800 MHz network...
Latin America telecom

Telecoms in Latin America to invest $193 bn for Capex in 7 years

Telecom operators in Latin America will invest $193 billion towards Capex (capital spending) over the next seven-year period (2014 to 2020), said GSMA. The main...

Mobile broadband modem shipments to dip 24% in 2014

Mobile broadband modems and hotspot router shipments will decline 24 percent in 2014 against 17 percent dip in 2013 to nearly 87 million units,...

Airtel offers 4G services below 3G rates to counter Reliance Jio

Indian telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has started offering 4G LTE tariffs below the 3G rates for high consumption users. The strategy of Airtel is...
Telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Indian telecoms deployed small number of green projects: Prasad

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the private sector telecom companies have executed only a small number, around 3,400, of Renewable Energy...
Small Cell

Small cell backhaul equipment market to reach $5 bn in 2019

The small cell backhaul equipment market will cross $5 billion revenue in 2019, said ABI Research. Telecom network vendors such as Alcatel-Lucent, NEC, Ericsson, DragonWave, Ceragon, Aviat,...

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