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.
Airtel Africa Q2 net profit up 39% YoY; data usage boosts
This profit growth was driven by rising data consumption and lower finance costs.
Jio and Samsung showcase 5G and LTE use cases at IMC 2019
In partnership with Samsung Networks, Jio has built the world’s largest green-field...
VoLTE tech gives us edge, not accounting: Jio
Sunil Mittal-led telco has alleged that Jio’s lower network cost claims stem from its accounting practices.
All three 2020 iPhone models to support 5G: Report
"We believe that 5G Android smartphones, which will be sold at $249-349, would only support Sub-6GHz," Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo was quoted.
Jio backs data protection; highlights future growth areas like agriculture, healthcare, education
The telecom carrier is betting big on growing teledensity in rural areas, rise in consumption patterns and demand for smartphones.
Voda Idea may follow Airtel in discarding low-value plans
Vodafone Idea is likely to follow Airtel in scrapping low-value monthly plans to shore up revenue per user.
Setting minimum broadband speed not possible: Rajan Mathews
Consumers feel telcos aren't delivering their promised Internet speeds, let alone a bare minimum level of speed.
Ookla says 4G speeds improved only a bit
On the coverage side, 4G was 89.8% available across India in the first quarter of 2019, as per Ookla.
Airtel to have European vendors for 4G calling service
"Huawei is there in core network (of Airtel). There is no point bringing three (vendors for 4G calling service)," Sekhon said.
Narrowband-Internet of Things tech likely to be next Airtel-Jio battle
The NB-IoT is an evolving technology standard that is designed to deepen network coverage and lower power consumption by devices.
Ericsson, Airtel to collaborate on intelligent, predictive network operations
"Leveraging on its developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, Ericsson will support Airtel to proactively address network complexity and boost user experience," Ericsson said.
Airtel remains fastest network during Q3-Q4, Jio tops 4G availability: Ookla
When it comes to 4G availability, Ookla’s findings revealed that Reliance Jio ranked first with 98.8% 4G availability.
Airtel, Voda Idea step up 4G focus to take on Jio
Airtel expects refarming of airwaves to boost its 4G capacity at virtually zero incremental costs.
Revenue per user will rise now: Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal
"We are seeing the first signs of ARPU climbing and as more 2G customers upgrade to 4G and get on to a bundle, there will be an immediate ARPU upside," Vittal said.
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