Vodafone Idea suffers network outage, trends on Twitter
Vodafone Idea's service was disrupted in parts of Maharashtra after a key site in Pune went down due to heavy rains. Irate customers posted complaints on social media platforms, which led to the telco trending on Twitter on Thursday.
Cisco has a $5-billion plan for networks building, deployments
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Airtel extends pact with Ericsson for deployment of 5G-ready radio network
"Bharti Airtel...and Ericsson have strengthened their long-standin...
Jio fastest mobile network with 19.3 mbps download speed; Vodafone tops in upload: Trai
Idea Cellular network (now Vodafone Idea) followed Jio with a download speed of 8.6 mbps, Vodafone 7.9 mbps and Bharti Airtel 7.5 mbps, according to the Trai data updated on October 10.
Jio Platforms, Qualcomm successfully test 5G solutions, clock over 1 Gbps speed in trials
The announcement follows through from the Reliance AGM 2020, where Chairman Mukesh Ambani announced plans for a 100 percent "homegrown 5G" network in India.
DoT favours local network gear for BSNL
DoT has recommended allowing only Indian companies to provide core network products and services to BSNL.
Sterlite to build Airtel's optical fibre network
Bharti Airtel has selected homebred gear vendor Sterlite Technologies to build a modern optical fibre network across 10 telecom circles.
Airtel and Vodafone Idea may keep Chinese companies out of core network contracts
‘Core’, or the brain, portion is the most crucial aspect of a telecom network as the processing and hosting of services and applications take place here, while transport acts as the pipe of the network connecting all elements with each other.
It took 25 years for older telcos to create 2G network, and Jio just 3 years for 4G: Mukesh Ambani
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Thursday that the Fourth Industrial Revolution presents a unique opportunity to create un...
Jio warns Centre that delay in auctions will lead to fall in network quality, blames rivals for stifling competition
Jio has laid a scathing attack on its rivals Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea – without naming them - and alleged that they have created hurdles in the auction sale.
Network gear sourcing under amended general financial rules, says Sanjay Dhotre
In response to a question that if the telecom ministry plans to allow the use of Chinese equipment for 5G, Dhotre said 5G technology in telecom networks has not yet started.“The focus is currently on trials of India-specific 5G applications and use cases,” Dhotre said.
Network investments, low tariffs hurt industry health: Voda Idea
The company had reported a staggering Rs 73,878 crore of net loss for fiscal ended March 2020 - the highest ever by any Indian firm - after it provisioned for Supreme Court mandated statutory dues. The Indo-UK telecom JV has never posted profit since merging in August 2018.
More than 44% of BSNL's mobile network equipment sourced from ZTE, 9% from Huawei
While replying to a question on the market share of Chinese companies ZTE and Huawei in India, Minister of State for Communications Sanjay Dhotre said that the government maintains no data of Chinese telecom gear makers.
DoT has asked telcos to audit their networks for security lapses, says Centre in Rajya Sabha
“As per condition no 39.6 of Chapter VI of Unified License, each licensee have to undertake an audit of their networks or get their networks audited from security point of view once in a financial year from a network audit and certification agency,” Dhotre said in reponse to a question from a lawmaker.
Voda Idea removes Priority 4G Network feature in RedX plan to avoid Trai ban
Over the past two months, Trai has been examining if Vi’s RedX plan degrades the quality of services for the telco’s other users on non-premium tariff offers. Last month, Trai asked Vi why it shouldn’t ban the RedX plan that appeared to make false claims about offering faster data speeds and misleading consumers.