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Death of 2G: Will Reliance Jio's gambit succeed?

Will Mukesh Ambani’s decision to offer 4G-LTE feature phones for a three-year refundable security deposit of Rs 1,500 and unlimited voice and data at Rs 153 per month succeed in killing 2G? Short answer: Yes, if the quality of handset and connectivity is good, it may phase out 2G from India in the next couple of years

RCOM asks IMG to do away with 10% cross-holding norm for operators

Bill and keep regime proposed by Reliance Jio would cost Rs 20,000 crore per annum to the industry, says Bharti Airtel

Reliance group’s IoT arm Unlimit forges strategic partnership with China’s Fibocom to launch suite of new applications

Ericsson launches network services for massive IoT

The Great Telecom Handout: Options before the Government

Reliance Jio user database leaked online, operator says data is safe

Vodafone partners with HMD Global to offer free data to new Nokia Android smartphones

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Motorola launches the fashionable Motorola Pulse M over the ear wired headphones in India at Rs 2999

Pulse M Over-the-Ear Wired Headphone makes music sound deep, clear and full of life. And they look just as lively with a premium white leather and rose gold metal finish design that’s stylish and comfortable

Ambrane India enters the wearables segment, launches AFB 11 Flexi Fit with heart rate monitor at Rs 1799

Samsung Z4 Tizen LTE Smartphone to be powered with Spreadtrum LTE Chipset

Motorola launches verve loop bluetooth in ear water resistant sports headphones at prices starting INR 2499

Samsung Galaxy On Max smartphone with great camera features launched at Rs 16900

Spirent supports new H3C in industry’s highest density 100G ethernet data center switch test

Motorola launches Earbuds Metal and Earbuds Sports in ear headphones, with prices starting INR 999

Huawei demonstrates 5G based remote driving with China Mobile and SAIC Motor

Spirent strengthens network security for Interop Tokyo 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with 4GB RAM launched in India at Rs 47990



Over legislation is the biggest problem of telecom industry, says B K Syngal

B K Syngal, Former CMD, VSNL

Recent merger of Vodafone and Idea is an example of over-legislation. In at least six markets, the merged entity’s revenue share is more than 50%, which is the limit put up by TRAI. Also, in four circles, the merged entity will overshoot 25% prescribed limit of spectrum in mergers and acquisitions. Now, these issues will open up these entities to scrutiny from DoT, TRAI, SEBI (for anti-competition practices), without the mention of any due procedures and timelines to adhere to

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