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5G will open up opportunities for everyone in digital space: Telecom Secy

Advent of 5G services in India will bring about a paradigm shift in technology and open up more opportunities for everyone in the digital space, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said Friday. Field trials of 5G services are expected to start next month. "This (5G) is going to be another big paradigm shift that is going to happen," Sundararajan said at the IAMAI India Digital Summit here. She said while 5G will not mean 1,000 times faster data, it will bring in low latency and ultra high speed broadband.

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Juniper Networks expedites 5G transformation for service providers

Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, has announced a major refresh to its metro, edge and core solutions to accelerate service providers’ 5G transformation. Comprised of IP optimized silicon enabling industry-leading 400GbE density on a new 14.4Tb line card, new ACX access and aggregation platforms and an expanded MX 5G router portfolio, these new Juniper solutions will help service providers achieve a holistic approach to infrastructure transformation.

Samsung to launch Galaxy 'M30' in India at Rs 14,990 in February

ACT Fibernet unveils new brand identity to enrich its customer value proposition

Intermediaries guidelines may create an environment of distrust among consumers of online economy: CUTS International

Board of Vodafone Idea appoints Suresh Vaswani as independent director

Karbonn starts operation at Tirupati mobile factory

BSNL signs MoU with Ciena to prepare for 5G in India

Reliance Industries lines up over Rs 10,000 cr of fresh investments in West Bengal for expanding Jio’s 4G operations

OnMobile Global Limited renews its contract with Telefónica España

Vodafone Idea and Genus Power Infra commence Narrowband IoT trials



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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Extramarks ties up with BSNL, takes lead in Digital Education

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Extramarks Education India Pvt. Ltd. (Extramarks), India’s leading digital education company, on Tuesday joined hands to provide high quality education throughout the country. The two companies will offer Extramarks’ internationally acclaimed education content and scientifically developed learning tools through BSNL’s state-of-the-art telecom network.

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

Steam Link App and Steam Video App for Android and iOS announced

Idea rolls out VoLTE services for customers in 6 major markets