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Huawei launches new distributed operating system, HarmonyOS

At the Huawei Developer Conference today, Huawei launched HarmonyOS – a new microkernel-based, distributed operating system designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across all devices and scenarios. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei''s Consumer Business Group, explained the company''s thoughts behind developing this new OS. "We''re entering a day and age where people expect a holistic intelligent experience across all devices and scenarios. To support this, we felt it was important to have an operating system

Anritsu strengthens leadership for 5G NR Protocol Conformance Tests in Global Certification Forum

Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce that the Global Certification Forum (GCF) has approved the highest number of 5G New Radio (NR) Protocol Conformance tests on the 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR at their CAG#59 meeting in July. As a result, the Anritsu ME7834NR has become the test platform that provides the best test coverage in the industry. The tests are defined by 3GPP TS 38.523 and have been validated on multiple Sub-6 GHz Frequency Range 1(FR1),

Airtel builds the Backbone for Digital Uttar Pradesh

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading telecommunications services provider, today said that it has designed and implemented a future ready State Wide Area Network (SWAN) for the Government of Uttar Pradesh as part of Government of India’s e-Governance initiative. UPSWAN 2.0, which is one of the largest of its kind in India, was launched by the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minster Dr Dinesh Sharma.

Anritsu ME7873NR achieves GCF certification for 5G mmWave RF conformance tests

Anritsu Corporation (President Hirokazu Hamada) is pleased to announce that its New Radio RF Conformance System ME7873NR has achieved industry-first GCF certification for 5G NR mmWave RF conformance tests. The ME7873NR is registered already with GCF as 5G NR RF/RRM test platform TP250 and has been deployed widely since January 2019 for industry-first GCF-certified Sub-6 GHz RF conformance tests; this new mmWave certification received at the July 2019 CAG meeting

Tata Communications and Thales join forces to address businesses’ data security concerns around IoT

Thales, a global leader in digital security, and Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, are working together to develop a secure global IoT connectivity solution. Tata Communications MOVE™ mobility and IoT platform and Thales’s T-Sure warranted digital identity offering is set to unlock the value in data generated by connected devices such as cars and trucks, whilst maintaining the integrity and security of IoT data.

Govt considering internet monitoring through centralised system

The government is considering monitoring internet traffic through a centralised system which is operational across the country, Parliament was informed Thursday. "The government has set up a Centralised Monitoring System (CMS) for lawful interception and monitoring of mobile phones, landlines and internet traffic through mobile network. "At present, monitoring of internet traffic through internet service providers is being done through Internet Monitoring System

Odisha takes up 2925 more Gram Panchayats for broadband connectivity

In a bid to improve data connectivity in rural pockets of the state, Odisha government has taken up 2925 gram panchayats for broad band connectivity through optical fiber under Bharat Net phase-II program. The decision in this regard was taken at the state level implementation committee meeting chaired by Chief Secretary AP Padhi Wednesday. Padhi asked OPTCL (Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited) to complete the survey work for Phase-II by end of June.

ICANN partners NASSCOM to develop tech, standards for IoT devices

Global internet body ICANN and Indian IT industry body Nasscom Tuesday announced collaboration to develop identifier technology that can be used for managing devices and infrastructure using internet. Under the collaboration, both the bodies will first focus on updating Internet of Things (IoT) devices using domain name system (DNS) even in situation when the manufacturer or supplier has closed down the business.

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

Anritsu Company introduces a 43.5 GHz frequency option for its 2- and 4-port ShockLine™ MS46122B, MS46322B, MS46522B, and MS46524B vector network analyzers (VNAs) with guaranteed specifications using Anritsu’s Extended-KTM type connectors and components. The ShockLine family becomes the first VNA to support specified 43.5 GHz functionality in a K-connector environment, creating distinct cost-of-test and time-to-market advantages in high-frequency applications, including 5G, satellite, and signal integrity.

Tata Communications pioneers an IoT ecosystem with first-of-its-kind IoT Marketplace in India

Tata Communications, a leading digital infrastructure provider announced today the launch of its Internet of Things (IoT) Marketplace – a first-of-its-kind initiative in India to strengthen and accelerate the country’s growing IoT ecosystem. The IoT Marketplace will bring together IoT practitioners and enterprise customers on a single platform; setting the ground for customers to tailor their IoT solutions and drive innovation within their business,

Netplus to deploy Nokia GPON technology to meet customer ultra-broadband demand and launch next-gen services

Netplus, the broadband arm of Fastway Media, a prominent Multi-System Operator (MSO) in India, will deploy Nokia’s Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) technology to meet growing demand for more capacity, faster speeds and superior quality of broadband services. Nokia’s GPON technology will be rolled out across the country with initial deployments starting in the states of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

Vodafone Idea selects HPE Solutions to manage next generation networks and services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it has been selected by Vodafone Idea Ltd. - the largest mobile operator in India - to partner for its next generation operations support systems (OSS) platform for Vodafone’s Service & Network Operations Center (SNOC). Vodafone Idea’s SNOC monitors and controls its vast network and service offerings to over 334 million subscribers.

BSNL launches Bharat Fibre in A&N Islands; partners cable providers

State-run BSNL said it is launching its Bharat Fibre services by partnering with local cable operators (LCOs) to provide internet and voice services to customers in Andaman Nicobar Islands. "This is the first such Bharat Fibre service deployment in A&N Islands," said Jagadeshan, CGM BSNL A&N Islands. "Now customers can enjoy the internet delivered along with digital entertainment services through our partners."

Tech Mahindra’s blockchain solution to curb spam calls in India

On Thursday, Tech Mahindra Ltd announced that its Blockchain solution is safeguarding over 300 million mobile subscribers from unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) or spam calls. Tech Mahindra last year designed the Blockchain solution in compliance with the regulations and guidelines of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to enable telecom providers prevent unauthorised access of subscribers'' data.

NETGEAR unveils Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 router with the fastest Wi-Fi to speed home networking in India

NETGEAR, the leading provider of networking devices that power today’s smart home and small businesses has announced the launch of its Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 routers; the Nighthawk AX4 & AX8 in Bengaluru. Today’s households are dealing with an increasing number of connected devices and an increasing demand for greater bandwidth from streaming video, audio and online gaming. Add to this the plethora of smart home devices from IP cameras, voice assistants, smart thermostats and appliances,

Wipro and IIT Kharagpur partner for advanced research in 5G and AI

Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on high-impact, industry-focused applied research in the areas of 5G and AI. Research outcomes from this partnership will be leveraged by Wipro to develop solutions for its customers, across industry verticals. IIT Kharagpur will benefit from the commercialization of the joint research insights and

OPPO's first 5G smartphone receives 5G CE certificate

The Chinese handset maker OPPO on Monday announced that its first 5G smartphone has successfully passed 5G CE tests conducted by Sporton International Inc - a global inspection services authority. "An integral step towards the commercial launch of its 5G smartphone in Europe, OPPO''s CE certification verifies that the 5G device is compliant with EU requirements essential for entering European markets in areas such as wireless, electromagnetic compatibility, health and safety," the company said in a statement.

Anritsu announces release of 4ch sampling oscilloscope

Anritsu Corporation (President Hirokazu Hamada) announces the release of its 4ch sampling oscilloscope option for installation in the BERTWaveTMMP2110A to integrate an oscilloscope and BERT in an-all-in-one unit. Backbone networks and data centers are using 100G Ethernet increasingly to meet anticipated traffic demand for 5G, etc., while also examining implementation of 400G Ethernet. The optical modules used in configuring these optical communications networks combine various technologies,

Anritsu 5G NR RF/Protocol Test System is selected by Samsung Electronics Quality Assurance Lab

Anritsu Corporation (President Hirokazu Hamada) is pleased to announce that Anritsu’s New Radio RF Conformance Test System ME7873NR and 5G NR Mobile Device Test Platform ME7834NR has been chosen by the Samsung Electronics Quality Assurance Lab (SEQAL) quality assurance unit of theSamsung Electronics for its future 5G NR Mobile terminal certification business. SEQAL is a test house approved by terminal certification organizations, such as GCF and PTCRB,

Bharti Airtel arm applies for in-flight connectivity licence

A Bharti Group company, Indo Teleports, has approached the Telecom Department for in-flight connectivity licence, that allows service providers to offer connectivity and data services to Indian and foreign airlines, sources said. Sources privy to the development told that Indo Teleports, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, has applied to the Telecom Department for the said licence and that the proposal is currently under examination. Airtel, however, declined to comment to a detailed questionnaire sent in this regard.