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Airtel 4G in Ladakh

Airtel achieves Opex cut and Capex growth in 12 months

Sunil Mittal-promoted Bharti Airtel announced its main achievements in the last 12 months ended March 31, 2018. ALSO READ: Airtel revenue yet to show recovery...
ZTE 5G deals

ZTE’s $10 bn revenue is up for grabs – are Ericsson and Nokia ready?

ZTE has posted revenues of RMB 63.78 billion or $10.15 billion from its Carrier Networks business and a part of this may be up for...
ZTE

ZTE faces more pressure in US due to ban on cos. selling components

ZTE, a telecom equipment maker from China, is facing immense pressure from the U.S. authorities that will pose challenges to its future revenue growth. The...
LTE network in North America

Huawei faces new crisis in America, while struggle for Nokia and Ericsson continues

The North America telecom market, the home for AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, has posed challenges to mobile equipment makers such as Huawei, Nokia,...
Goldman Sachs report on Airtel Capex forecast

Five reasons why Airtel will improve growth vs Reliance Jio

Goldman Sachs India’s Manish Adukia -- in a recent report -- has revealed five top industry trends / strategies that can support the business...
Vodafone India CEO Balesh Sharma

Vodafone-Idea CEO Balesh Sharma: what’s special?

The appointment of Balesh Sharma as the first chief executive officer of the combined entity between Vodafone and Idea Cellular was not a surprise...
China Unicom Capex 2017

China Unicom reveals cost optimization and investment strategy

China Unicom has revealed the company’s business turnaround, investment, focus areas, cost optimization and growth strategy in 2017. Cost optimization China Unicom has reduced the number...
Broadcom and Qualcomm

Donald Trump blocks Broadcom’s bid to buy Qualcomm fearing Huawei

U.S. President Donald Trump has blocked Broadcom’s $117 billion bid to buy semiconductor company Qualcomm on national security grounds -- fearing the dominance of...
mobile-broadband-and-big-data

Minimum mobile data speed becoming a non-starter in India?

TRAI has received several comments towards its consultation paper on mobile data speed under wireless broadband plans indicating that most telecom operators do not...
TIM Italy and technology

TIM CEO Amos Genish reveals DigiTIM strategy and investment

TIM CEO Amos Genish today revealed the company’s DigiTIM strategy and growth plans including Capex. As per the DigiTIM strategy, TIM focuses on investment in...
COMIO manufacturing plant India

COMIO Smartphone reveals device manufacturing strategy

COMIO is investing INR 150 crore in device manufacturing in India in the next two years, says Sanjay Kalirona, CEO and director, COMIO Smartphone. ALSO...
Huawei 5G Product Line head Yang Chaobin

Huawei takes innovation to next level with 5G

Huawei 5G Product Line president Yang Chaobin launched 3GPP-compliant 5G product solutions for global telecom operators -- at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) held...
ZTE CTO Huijun Xu

Has ZTE missed the 5G opportunity?

It seems that ZTE has missed the 5G opportunity due to reduction in lack of focus on operator business on account of challenging market conditions. ZTE, which...
Teenage smartphone user

Reuters: Plenty of smoke in European telecoms M&A but little fire

Large ticket telecom acquisitions are unlikely to happen in Europe. China and the United States have big operators controlling the telecom market there. Read...
India mobile Capex forecast by GSMA

India 5G spectrum pricing revealed by telecom operators to TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has received several recommendations on 5G spectrum auction from stakeholders including Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, BSNL,...
T-Mobile IoT network

Telcos face challenges from unlicensed IoT players

Telecom operators’ return on investment from their IoT business will face big challenges from low cost unlicensed alternatives to cellular technologies such as NB-IoT...

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