OnePlus begins pilot exports of 5G phones from India
The Chinese smartphone maker is testing 5G capabilities at its R&D centre in Hyderabad.
Qualcomm working with Jio, Flipkart, Amazon to develop 5G use cases for India
Qualcomm’s plans to be a 5G ecosystem enabler in India and part...
Qualcomm backs combination of 5G bands for maximum impact in India
“We firmly believe India needs a combination of all three spectrum band ca...
Next spectrum auction likely in April-June 2020
The sector regulator has suggested a base price for 5G airwaves of Rs 492 per MHz and has proposed a minimum sale of 20 MHz blocks. That would mean a telco having to spend close to Rs 10,000 crore for 20 MHz and Rs 50,000 crore for 100 MHz--rates that the companies have said are exorbitant.
Oppo takes startup route to build local services; says filed 5G patents from India
The handset maker had recently inked agreements with Telangana and Kerala state governments to develop and support start-ups and entrepreneurs working in areas specific to image processing, battery, 5G networks, payments, Artificial Intelligence, and gaming.
Nokia names veteran Sari Baldauf as group boss to take on 5G challenge
Baldauf headed Nokia's networks unit - now the company's main business - between 1998 and 2005. She has sat on Nokia's board of directors since last year and has also sat on the boards of companies including Daimler, Deutsche Telekom and Akzo Nobel and Finnish utility Fortum.
Intel plans to add over 1000 people at new Hyderabad unit
Intel’s Hyderabad facility, which employs 400 people with emerging technology skills is set to hire more than 1000 employees to foster entrepreneurship and a research mindset. Employees at the new facility will focus on critical global products and technologies across next generation SoCs, graphics, hardware platforms and software.
Crisis in the telecom sector casts shadow over 5G spectrum auction
Ernst & Young has estimated that it would cost $100 billion or so to launch 5G in India.
Enough spectrum available to start 5G services: Prasad
The minister said that 275 megahertz of radiowaves frequency between 3,300-3,400 Mhz and 3,425 to 3,600 Mhz band is available for 5G auction. According to ITU, a 5G application in general should be able to transmit data with 10 gigabit per second speed and in some cases 20 Gigabit per second.
Telcos to defer 5G rollout for 5 years as prices too high
Exorbitant prices, insufficient spectrum and newer bands’ unavailability are about to mar India's 5G plans.
Govt has no plans to reduce price for 5G spectrum: Ravi Shankar Prasad
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said it has no plans to reduce prices of 5G spectrum for the upcoming auction.Industry bodies and tel...
Government has no plans to reduce price for 5G spectrum
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Lok Sabha that the base price for the next round of auction has been recommended by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on August 1, 2018, and the regulator reaffirmed the same price on July 8, 2019 in response to reference sent by the Department of Telecom.
5G subscription in India to become available in 2022: Ericsson
The next generation mobile services on 5G technology is expected to become available in India for subscription in 2022, Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson said in a report released on Monday.
Unleash market forces to realise full potential of satellite communication: TRAI chief
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman RS Sharma rued that cost of data in India delivered via satellite technology was 400 times higher than that in the US.
ITU rejects plea by DoT-Isro to limit 5G transmissions
The International Telecom Union has dismissed a proposal of the Department of Telecommunications – pushed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) – to restrict transmission power of 5G mobile base stations, and has upheld the view of the telecom industry at the World Radio Communications-2019 conference in Egypt.
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