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LG to launch global smartphone brands in India after 5G roll out

LG announced the introduction of three devices under its W series, which would be available online in partnership with Amazon.In, as it aims to sell about one million units by December-end.

Jun 27, 2019, 17:14 PM IST

Govt pushes for revival of BSNL, MTNL; committee of secretaries to meet on 4 July

State-run BSNL and MTNL are facing financial stress due to stiff competition and high employee costs.

Jun 27, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Indian telcos may need to invest Rs 1 lakh cr on optical fibre in 2-3 years for 5G: Crisil

It is estimated that less than 10 per cent of mobile towers in the country are connected with optical fibre and, hence, cannot support high-speed data required for 5G services.

Jun 25, 2019, 10:11 AM IST

Tech Mahindra inks deal with Airbus for cabin, cargo design engineering

Karthikeyan Natarajan, global head of engineering and IoT at Tech Mahindra, said the partnership will strengthen the company's aerospace engineering portfolio, especially in areas like cabin engineering and customer services.

Jun 21, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Apple will release two iPhones with 5G: Report

According to media reports, Cupertino-based company is expected to launch three iPhones next year. Apple's 6.7-inch and 5.4-inch iPhones will be 5G-capable, while a mid-size 6.1-inch iPhone won't have 5G and will likely be cheaper without 5G features.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:09 PM IST

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

A decision on the contentious issue of the 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.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Telecom panel asks Trai to reconsider recommendations on spectrum auction

The Digital Communications Commission (DCC), which met here Thursday, also approved the terms and conditions for 5G trials in the country, sources said.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

Apple mulling to buy Intel's modem business: Report

This comes at a time when the chip-making giant considers selling its struggling modem business in bits and pieces.

Jun 13, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

5G based industrial-use AI app launched in Finland

The company said it believed the application was the first of its kind in the world with the actual industrial usage, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

India may have 88 million 5G connections by 2025: GSMA

According to GSMA, data consumption pattern in India on 4G network supports in time uptake of new 5G devices and services.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

Nokia confirms 42 5G deals with operators globally

Since the announcement of the 30th commercial 5G contract at the end of March, the company has seen one major contract win each week.

Jun 05, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

Hope govt takes independent decision on Huawei, says India CEO

Last month, the Trump administration had placed Huawei and its affiliates on a blacklist, a move that essentially banned the Chinese telecom equipment company from purchasing parts and components from American firms without the US government approval.

Jun 04, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

5G spectrum auction to be held this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Taking charge of his new ministry, Prasad said that amongst his priorities will be revival of state-owned MTNL and BSNL. The minister, however, asserted that the telecom corporations will have to respond with professionalism and cooperation.

Jun 03, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Trai chief sees new govt pushing reforms in telecom, 5G roll-out

Sharma said it is for the government to take a call on its priorities for the sector but added that he sees an accelerated implementation of various provisions of the National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP).

May 31, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

MediaTek unveils new 7nm chipset for 5G smartphones

The integrated 5G chipset, with the MediaTek Helio M70 5G modem built in, includes ARM's Cortex-A77 CPU, Mali-G77 GPU and the company's most advanced AI processing unit (APU) to meet the power and performance demands of 5G.

May 30, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after US ban

The Chinese tech giant, the world`s top producer of telecoms equipment, said it planned to invest about $5 million in the lab in the Junggu district of Seoul. It did not provide any more details on the location and did not invite media to the launch.

May 30, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

New iPhones may have full screen touch ID, LG OLEDs

The trio of high-end 2019 iPhone models would, however, have relatively few design changes, beyond additional rear camera lenses, with production set to ramp up in the typical July-August time-frame.

May 28, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

After Verizon, AT&T working with Samsung on 5G-enabled smartphone

In September, AT&T selected Samsung as one of its technology suppliers to help AT&T build its mobile and 5G network.

Dec 05, 2018, 10:40 AM IST

TSPs asked to fiberise their towers and In-flight connectivity are in final stage: Aruna Sunadarajan

Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan agrees that a lot more needs to be done in telecom sector.

Mar 16, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

In a first, Ericsson demonstrates 5G technology live in India

The demonstration using Ericsson`s 5G test bed and 5G New Radio (NR) delivered a throughput of 5.7 Gbps and ultra-low latency of 3 millisecond.

Nov 17, 2017, 13:59 PM IST