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DCC clears spectrum allocation norms for 5G trials; decision on Huawei expected soon

The Digital Communications Commission (DCC) - the apex decision-making body of the Telecom Department - Thursday cleared norms for 5G trials in India, even as the government mulls a "calibrated" view on the question of Chinese giant Huawei''s participation. A decision on the contentious issue of use of Huawei equipment in telecom infrastructure, particularly for futuristic 5G networks, is expected to be taken soon, said a senior government official who did not wish to be named.

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Airtel gives Lakshadweep its first 4G network

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading telecommunications services provider, today announced the launch of its 4G services in the pristine Lakshadweep Islands. Airtel is the first mobile operator to launch high speed data services on the tropical archipelago, which is now connected to the digital superhighway. Airtel’s 4G services will enable local residents to enjoy digital services like HD quality video streaming, superfast downloads and uploads, high speeds internet browsing on Airtel’s state-of-the-art 4G network. It will also give a major boost to the local economy.

Airtel augments 4G network in Jammu & Kashmir with LTE 2100 technology

Anritsu introduces first VNAs to specify 43.5 GHz performance in K-connector environment to address emerging high-frequency applications

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Airtel upgrades 4G network in Delhi NCR, deploys LTE 900 technology to boost indoor coverage

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Reduce the IUC: Use pure LRIC methods to calculate interconnection charges

B K Syngal, Former CMD, VSNL

The telecom regulatory authority of India or TRAI has started the exercise of reviewing interconnection usage charge (IUC). There is always a dispute between incumbent and new operators on interconnection charges. Incumbent operators want high IUC as they have been around for a longer time and, thus, have more number of subscribers, while new operators want low IUC.

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Delhi witnessed various talents at the 8TH edition of Youth Festival

The 8th edition of Youth Festival started on February 22, 2019, is organized by Sahitya Kala Parishad and the Department of Art, Culture, and Languages, Delhi Government. The 6-day long festival will continue till February 27, 2019, at Central Park. This Youth Festival is one such big platform that showcases the rich cultural legacies of our country and more than 1200 artists are participating this year.

Sahitya Kala Parishad and Dept. of Art, Culture, and Languages, Delhi Govt organizing Youth Festival 2019

Extramarks ties up with BSNL, takes lead in Digital Education

Airtel offers seamless mobile services to Char Dham pilgrims

After bypoll fiasco, what are the options before Modi government to tackle fuel price rise?

Huawei honored with Vodafone ‘Supplier of the Decade’ award