Industry: Telecommunications


The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday it has halted the informal 180-day “shot clock” on the review of the merger of wireless providers Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc to give the public three additional weeks to comment on the $26 billion tie-up.
March 8, 2019, 3:37 a.m.

Demand growth of 5G tester is likely to gain more prominence in the automotive industry over the course of next few years. According to a new study, nearly 75 thousand 5G testers were sold in 2018.
March 1, 2019, 11:08 a.m.

Analysis by Vertiv found that the move to 5G is likely to increase total network energy consumption by 150-170 per cent by 2026.
March 1, 2019, 9:59 a.m.

Mittal said Airtel is hoping to form a fibre JV with Vodafone Idea and that the company should gradually raise the minimum ARPU levels from the current Rs 35.
Feb. 27, 2019, 12:12 p.m.


If stakeholders work together to identify commercially viable solutions, 5G can deliver its vast potential.
Feb. 27, 2019, midnight
Publisher: livemint.com

Huawei has contacted government bodies and telecom operators in India for negotiations and discussions around security concerns related to its 5G equipment.
Feb. 26, 2019, 1:27 p.m.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released the telecom industry’s 3QFY19 revenue report indicating industry (adjusted AGR*) growth turned positive during the period, albeit with a meager 1% QoQ growth to INR323b.
Feb. 25, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
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There’s no need to do 5G for IoT in 95 per cent of use cases, it will be required for select use cases - says India’s leading telco
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:40 a.m.

Nokia has already started conducting lab trials with its telecom operator partners. It says that planning for 5G field trials is also underway.
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:39 a.m.

DoT had planned to charge for 5G trial spectrum allocations on ‘a per radiating node’ basis, but it has now agreed to a “per location’ charging model.
Feb. 21, 2019, 11:43 a.m.