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5 Reasons Why The RJio Threat Is Overstated

06/30/2014 - A mega-scale launch alone...

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Indian Telcos Roll Out FIFA World Cup Offerings

06/20/2014 - Keeping up with the football...

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Sudhir Prasad: COO, Viom Networks

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How Real Is The Converged LTE Promise For India?

06/02/2014 - One big concern raised...

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Spice rolls out Firefox OS-powered Spice Fire One? What’s on offer?

09/01/2014 - The 2G dual-sim enabled Spice Fire One is exclusively through Snapdeal.com for initial period, comes along with 1 GB free data plan per month from Aircel for 3 months

Majority of Indian firms bet on enterprise mobility: BlackBerry-CMR Survey

08/28/2014 - 71% of organizations have a mobility policy while only 42% have a BYOD policy

Reliance Communications launches platform for mobile banking

08/28/2014 - Users can dial *99# short code on their handset which will allow customers to access banking service across 29 nationalized banks with a single number

Asia Pacific organizations leading in adoption of M2M solutions, says Vodafone

08/27/2014 - In 2014, 27% of AMAP based companies on average have adopted M2M solutions – a 15 point increase over 2013

Will 25G effort prove valuable?

08/26/2014 - The launch of the 25G Gigabit Ethernet Consortium seems like a great example of companies moving to establish a default standard where the standards process has failed so far to address a growing need

A NOC in the cloud for the IoT

08/25/2014 - A new cloud-based approach to the network operations center is aimed at helping utilities, municipalities and other entities deploying smart infrastructure to manage and monitor the vast number of devices expected to comprise the Internet of Things (IoT)

NTT DoCoMo, Huawei Prove LTE-U Works

08/25/2014 - Giant Japenese operator NTT DoCoMo has completed a trial with Huawei that provides support for running LTE in unlicensed spectrum as a way to offload wireless data in congested areas

Department of Telecom framing standards for Internet of Things (IoT

08/22/2014 - Spurred by PM Narendra Modi’s vision of a digital India for improving governance , DoT is working on a policy for Internet of Things

Researchers show how Gmail can be hacked with 92 percent success

08/22/2014 - A team of researchers have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows and iOS mobile operating systems that could be used to obtain personal information from unsuspecting users

Telecom equipment sales to increase $30 billion by 2018, predicts Dell’Oro Group

08/21/2014 - After recording a CAGR of -1% between 2008 and 2013, Dell’Oro Group forecasts the combined service provider equipment markets to grow at a CAGR of 2% between 2013 and 2018

Indian telecom user base reaches 94.29 crore mark in June, says TRAI

08/20/2014 - The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said that the total number of telecom subscribers in India showed a monthly growth of 0.49 percent

DoT considering merger of Mumbai-Maharastra and Kolkata-West Bengal circles

08/18/2014 - Move will end roaming charges on subscribers traveling between these two cities to other parts in respective states

Edgy Carrier Biz Pressures Cisco; Meraki Silver Lining

08/14/2014 - Cisco is focused on becoming solutions and outcomes-based, rather than just trying to sell routers and switches to carriers, but expects results will take time to show up

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WLAN Dominates Router Shipment; 3G, 4G Are Catalysts

08/14/2014 - In WLAN, routers with wireless speed of 150 Mbps captured more than 71 percent of the marketshare

Will 4G Drive Handset Bundling?

08/13/2014 - The advent of 4G might change business models and bundling might emerge as a viable strategy on its own

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Tata sky Ultra HD TV Set Box: Its a great news to hear tatasky will lunched 4k set top box in india. I think tatasky and Videocon d2h is the top satellite tv service providers which is working on it. I love tatasky karaoke serives on tata sky HD+. I bought tatasky new hd connection from letscompare.in and enjoying its services.

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Broadcom Codecs To Power Tata Sky’s Ultra HD STBs
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ECI Has Great Potential : ECI has great potential in capitalizing the opportunities with its state of Art and innovative technology. I believe they can definitely grow over the time and be the market leader in this territory

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ECI Preps For Mobile Data-Led Opportunities
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WHAT ABOUT TECHNICIANS IN CABLE TV LCO: WHAT ABOUT TECHNICIANS IS WORKING IN LOCAL CABLE OPERATORS LINE? WHERE WE GO? WE R WORKING IN CABLE TV SINCE 20YEARS ABOVE ..... WILL GOVT WILL SOLVED OUR PROBLEMS? OPERATORS WAS TELLING ,,,,, WE CANT DO ANY THING FOR TECHNICIANS FUTURE . ... SO PLEASE DO FOR TECHNICIANS FUTURE WE ALSO HAVE A RIGHTS TO TALK WITH HIGH AUTHORITIES

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Govt Says Cable TV Digitization Schedules On Track
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WHAT ABOUT TECHNICIANS IN CABLE TV LCO: WHAT ABOUT TECHNICIANS IS WORKING IN LOCAL CABLE OPERATORS LINE? WHERE WE GO? WE R WORKING IN CABLE TV SINCE 20YEARS ABOVE ..... WILL GOVT WILL SOLVED OUR PROBLEMS? OPERATORS WAS TELLING ,,,,, WE CANT DO ANY THING FOR TECHNICIANS FUTURE . ... SO PLEASE DO FOR TECHNICIANS FUTURE WE ALSO HAVE A RIGHTS TO TALK WITH HIGH AUTHORITIES

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Govt Says Cable TV Digitization Schedules On Track
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Re: I think they have been focusing on the global market for some years now mainly because of profit margins

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Rebounding Tejas Gets A Malaysian Lever
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wrong flavours: Tejas seem to have a tendency to catch the wrong waves of the industry, so far... First PBB/PBT, followed by mpls-tp now ? If the company had focussed on a ip/mpls, they would have got a bigger Indian pie by now?

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Rebounding Tejas Gets A Malaysian Lever
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Congrates TATA COMM: Congrates TATA COMM for this continuous achievement and progress made. Hope to continue this trend in future also.

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Tata Comm Bags 4 Frost & Sullivan India ICT Awards
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too many cooks??: one head might be better than 3--too many cooks spoil the broth??

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Malkani Gets Sales Cherry But Not Full Cisco India Cake
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Alternatively ...: ... they could be trying to fill that leadership position ? 1 head is better than 3 heads anyways ...

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Malkani Gets Sales Cherry But Not Full Cisco India Cake
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grow up !!: This is not a forum for karmic gyaan ... what Reliance Jio is going do will be a betterment and enablement of the consumers to take them to the next digital way of living which none of the legacy and other telcos have failed miserably ..... Indian consumers are still struggling with the broadband speeds I would say !! Just that RJIL needs the right spectrum of 700 MHz and the right fiber reach for FTTH to realize that ....

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Why RJio Wants A Clean 800 MHz?

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RCom Mulls To Cut Workforce Flab

07/07/2014 - Reliance Communications would be signing deals to outsource its BPO and shared service operations and employees could move on to those third-party vendors

Fortinet Director Joins Tata Communications
Jatinder Singh

01/29/2014 - Vishak Raman the erstwhile director of Fortinet has joined Tata Communications as Assistant Vice President, Data Centre Security

Special Features

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5 Reasons Why The RJio Threat Is Overstated

06/30/2014 - A mega-scale launch alone is no threat to incumbents like Airtel and Vodafone who have matching or even bigger footprints

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Indian Telcos Roll Out FIFA World Cup Offerings

06/20/2014 - Keeping up with the football fever, many service providers have plunged into the game by offering special services for football fans

Columns / Opinion

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The telecom football field

08/21/2014 - Like a telecom service provider, a football team too is a business governed by rules of performance and profitability. With, however, one happy exception; fans hardly ever churn!

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DAS: The ultimate small cell

08/18/2014 - We look at the pros and cons of DAS and picocells and see how they can work together to provide optimum mobile services

Interviews

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Sudhir Prasad: COO, Viom Networks
Gagandeep Sodhi

05/28/2014 - Prasad talks at length about the company's movement from cost optimization to growth. He also throws light on how Viom is charting its path from being a pure-play tower company to becoming a solutions provider

4G World Series: Rajeev Batra, CIO, MTS India
Gagandeep Sodhi

04/14/2014 - Batra shares insights on changing equations with OTT players and why it would take two to three years for 4G to become a force to reckon with

Analyst View

Academia Wants Funds Unlocked To Push Indigenous Gears

05/15/2014 - Faculties of premier institutes like IIT, IIM and IISC have appealed to DoT to operationalize Telecom Research and Development Fund and Telecom Entrepreneurship Fund

BlackBerry’s New Double Road!

09/30/2013 - Transformation,at the beleaguered yet iconic maker of smartphones,is a strategic need while unlocking the value of its assets is a tactical one

BharatBlog

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How CDMA Is An Ace Up RCom’s Sleeve
Gagandeep Sodhi

20 May 2014 - By strengthening and boosting the CDMA, RCom gets to raise the valuation while also safeguarding its 800 MHz spectrum

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India’s Telecom More Grounded As It Rises Again
Jatinder Singh

13 May 2014 - Telcos have well realized the fact that in a data-centric era telecom can no longer be a game of subscriber acquisition

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