The service is currently available to Airtel customers in Delhi NCR and will be gradually rolled out across India. However, currently only few smartphone models support this service which include few Apple's iPhone 6s and above models, Xiaomi's Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro & POCO F1; Samsung J6, A10s, On6 and M30s; and all OnePlus 7 series models.
The VoWiFi technology allows users to connect to a public WiFi hotspot or any standard private home WiFi network and make outgoing calls to any mobile phone number and landline, across operators, using handsets which support the technology. It is designed to plug indoor network gaps as operators continue to find it challenging to get site approvals in residential areas.
Fastest 4G speeds in Delhi NCR is based on analysis by Ookla Speedtest Intelligence data of mean download speeds basis tests taken by 4G users using the popular Speedtest app from October to December 2019.
When a company faces insolvency proceedings, promoters are unable to raise funds for other businesses, and also they are not eligible to bid for any bankrupt business under Section 29A of the Bankruptcy Act. With effect from December 1, guarantors to any insolvent business too face bankruptcy proceedings.
"We have added 18,000 kilometres of fibre in a record time of 10 months with proactive support of ecosystem players including state-run Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) and vendors-consortium which has been delivering well on quality as well as quantity,” Dharmendra Sharma, Director— Gujarat Fibre Grid Network Limited (GFGNL) told ETT.
Vodafone Idea Ltd, the India's third largest mobile service provider, will shut down if the government does not provide relief on the liability it faces in past statutory dues following a Supreme Court order, its billionaire chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla said on Friday.
In its response to the Trai consultation paper on cloud services, the US India Business Council (USIBC) said there’s more than sufficient regulation of cloud services in the industry and Indian CSPs should not be subject to new regulation. COAI, an industry body that represents private telcos, too questioned Trai’s authority to regulate CSPs.
Qualcomm’s plans to be a 5G ecosystem enabler in India and participate in the development of country-specific 5G use cases comes at a time when sections in the government and also among India’s older telcos have often maintained that globally popular 5G use cases such as automated cars to robotics surgery won’t work in the India context.