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

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.

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.