Airtel rolls out Aadhaar-based instant activation for new mobile connections - Economic Times

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:01

Economic Times

Airtel rolls out Aadhaar-based instant activation for new mobile connections
Economic Times
KOLKATA: Bharti Airtel on Monday rolled out Aadhaar-based digital verification process in Delhi for instant activation of new Airtel mobile connections while Vodafone India will offer the same across India from Wednesday from its 4,500-plus select ...
Vodafone, Airtel now allowing instant activation with Aadhar cardThe Mobile Indian

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Telecom Alert: August 22, 2016– $1.2 Million Fine for Licensing Violations, Part 90, Incentive Auction, FirstNet ... - The National Law Review

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 21:58

RCR Wireless News

Telecom Alert: August 22, 2016– $1.2 Million Fine for Licensing Violations, Part 90, Incentive Auction, FirstNet ...
The National Law Review
The forward-portion of the broadcast incentive auction opened last week to sixty-two eligible applicants, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Inc., T-Mobile US, Inc., Dish Network Corporation, Comcast Corporation, and US Cellular. The auction accumulated ...
FCC 600 MHz incentive auction starts week with $11B-plus in the bagRCR Wireless News

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AT&T Announce Roaming Deal With Cuba's ETECSA - Android Headlines

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 21:30

AT&T Announce Roaming Deal With Cuba's ETECSA
Android Headlines
ETECSA is a government-owned, full telecoms business for Cuba, which covers cellular and fixed line services. America's other three national carriers, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, have already arranged similar roaming agreements for the ...

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Jio Evading Revenue Share Payment to Govt: COAI Writes to PMO - Economic Times

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 20:03

Business Standard

Jio Evading Revenue Share Payment to Govt: COAI Writes to PMO
Economic Times
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), which represents GSM operators in the country, sent a letter to principle secretary at PMO, Nripendra Misra, accusing "a single operator" of evading payment of revenue share to the government by terming ...
RIL to staff: Use only Jio mobile connectionTimes of India
Telecom divide: Reliance Jio blasts COAI for 'lying'Business Standard
India's COAI accuses Jio of evading revenue share feesMobile World Live
Business Today -ETTelecom.com
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China firm buys Yahoo! ad partner Media.net for $900 mn - Business Standard

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 18:46

Business Standard

China firm buys Yahoo! ad partner Media.net for $900 mn
Business Standard
A group of Chinese investors said it's acquiring ad-tech start-up Media.net for about $900 million in cash, with plans to eventually sell the company to an obscure telecommunications firm whose shares have been suspended from trading since last year.

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Hungama: From bust to India's largest digital entertainment firm - Hindustan Times

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:00

Hindustan Times

Hungama: From bust to India's largest digital entertainment firm
Hindustan Times
Then there is Star India's digital platform Hotstar, Network 18 has Voot, and Sony has Liv. Telecom operators, too, are not behind. Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular have their own digital content platforms. Roy is unnerved by competition, not even ...

ISP Association to approach telecom ministry over spectrum usage charges - Times of India

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:59

Times of India

ISP Association to approach telecom ministry over spectrum usage charges
Times of India
At present, the service providers with Cellular Mobile Telephone Services and Unified Access Service Licence are assigned spectrum through market-based mechanism (auctions). They pay spectrum usage charge (SUC) on the basis of percentage of their ...
ISP body to approach DoT, Telecom Min over spectrum levy - The ...Economic Times
Trai to debate charging ISPs for spectrum based on revenue | The ...The Indian Express
India ISP body says new regulations 'disastrous'Global Telecoms Business
Business Standard -Mint Market Info
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Mukesh Ambani Said to Have Met Telecom Secretary on Reliance Jio Rollout Plans - NDTV

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 06:06

NDTV

Mukesh Ambani Said to Have Met Telecom Secretary on Reliance Jio Rollout Plans
NDTV
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday met Telecom Secretary JS Deepak to discuss rollout plans of his telecom venture Reliance Jio, which has accused incumbent players of not releasing sufficient interconnection ports during its test run ...
Reliance Jio rollout plans conveyed to Telecom MinistryThe New Indian Express
Mukesh Ambani meets DoT secretary, updates on Reliance Jio roll-out plansLivemint
Reliance Jio – Everything You Wanted to KnowPhone Radar

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T-Mobile wants everyone to have an unlimited data plan - Chicago Daily Herald

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 12:25

Chicago Daily Herald

T-Mobile wants everyone to have an unlimited data plan
Chicago Daily Herald
That's because, as consumers increasingly upgrade their internet experience to include streaming video and music, they also end up buying more data than they actually need, resulting in extra profits for telecom carriers, T-Mobile executives said. "The ...

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Analysis: 'Wireless fiber' could give us gigabit Internet speeds with no cables at all - theday.com

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 04:20

Analysis: 'Wireless fiber' could give us gigabit Internet speeds with no cables at all
theday.com
Cellular internet is a little different. Cell towers are expensive, too, but they create a one-to-many connection that serves thousands of mobile devices wirelessly — rather than creating a dedicated pipe to a single, fixed destination such as a home ...

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Of landlines and linemen - VCCircle

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 03:09

VCCircle

Of landlines and linemen
VCCircle
The year 2004 saw the beginning of a new era in the telecom industry when the number of mobile connections surpassed the number of landlines in the country. The transition had an unintended consequence, though. It forced ... India's data market is ...

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LTE Will Dominate the Global Mobile M2M Module Market With a CAGR of 66% Until 2020 - IoT Business News (press release) (blog)

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 13:55

IoT Business News (press release) (blog)

LTE Will Dominate the Global Mobile M2M Module Market With a CAGR of 66% Until 2020
IoT Business News (press release) (blog)
Telecommunication operators play a vital role in providing services at high speed to consumers by deploying advanced wireless technologies such as 3G and 4G/LTE. These wireless technologies help enterprises in obtaining real-time information, thereby ...

Doreen Christensen: Cell carriers eliminate overage charges, go unlimited with new data plans | Commentary - Sun Sentinel

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:11

Sun Sentinel

Doreen Christensen: Cell carriers eliminate overage charges, go unlimited with new data plans | Commentary
Sun Sentinel
Think of it as overdraft protection for your cell-phone bill. On Thursday, No. 3 carrier T-Mobile announced it's doing away with data plans for new customers with T-Mobile One, coming Sept. 6. It provides unlimited everything for $160 a month for a ...
T-Mobile wants everyone to have an unlimited data planWashington Post
Why T-Mobile and Consumer Cellular are market favoritesRCR Wireless News
AT&T Introduces Mobile Share Advantage | AT&TAT&T
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Upcoming spectrum auction will be the most one-sided: Suresh Mahadevan, UBS - Times of India

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 08:28

Times of India

Upcoming spectrum auction will be the most one-sided: Suresh Mahadevan, UBS
Times of India
In this interview with ET Now, Suresh Mahadevan of UBS talks about Reliance Jio's entry , increase in mobile data usage, spectrum auction and more. Edited excerpts: What is happening in telecom space and how will it impact the incumbents? They are ...
Reliance Jio Complains Not Getting Enough Interconnect Points, COAI Says OtherwiseMobiPicker

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Over 30 Tech, Telecom Companies Join Robocall Strike Force: AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Apple, Google, Microsoft And ... - Tech Times

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 02:03

Tech Times

Over 30 Tech, Telecom Companies Join Robocall Strike Force: AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Apple, Google, Microsoft And ...
Tech Times
Over 30 major technology and telecommunication companies are joining the Robocall Strike Force, which looks to eliminate the pre-recorded and automated phone calls that have been described as a "scourge. Last month, Federal Communications Commission ...
Robocall Strike Force, UNITE! (Or Something)PC Magazine
Microsoft, Google, Apple, and other companies hate robocalls just as much as you doWinBeta

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Trai to debate revenue-based spectrum charges for ISPs - The ... - Economic Times

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 01:29

Economic Times

Trai to debate revenue-based spectrum charges for ISPs - The ...
Economic Times
The move could potentially push up broadband costs for consumers as ISPs currently pay “formula-based spectrum charges”.

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Reliance Jio rollout plans conveyed to Telecom Ministry - The New Indian Express

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 21:46

The New Indian Express

Reliance Jio rollout plans conveyed to Telecom Ministry
The New Indian Express
Discussions involved the company's position on the standoff relating to points of interconnect with the existing cellular networks. Reliance Jio has accused GSM operators of blocking its entry into the market. ... reports, alleged that the new entrant ...
Reliance Jio likely to extend 'Preview Offer' to all Samsung 4G smartphones from tomorrowBGR India

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LTE Will Dominate the Global Mobile M2M Module Market With a ... - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 15:03

LTE Will Dominate the Global Mobile M2M Module Market With a ...
Business Wire (press release)
According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global mobile M2M module market is expected to grow at a staggering CAGR of over 21% b.

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Mukesh Ambani meets Trai, DoT officials with Jio updates - Economic Times

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 14:27

Livemint

Mukesh Ambani meets Trai, DoT officials with Jio updates
Economic Times
The meeting comes in the middle of a full blown war between the RIL telecom unit Jio and the incumbent telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular over the status of Jio's operations. Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal had ...
Mukesh Ambani meets DoT Secy; updates on RJio's rollout plansThe Hindu
Reliance Jio Infocomm still the joker in telecom packLivemint
Amidst Reliance Jio's raging war with incumbents, Mukesh Ambani meets Telecom SecretaryFinancial Express
Calcutta Telegraph -Daily Excelsior
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M1, Nokia to build Singapore NB-IoT network, roll out commercial 'heterogeneous' network - ZDNet

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 06:00

ZDNet

M1, Nokia to build Singapore NB-IoT network, roll out commercial 'heterogeneous' network
ZDNet
One of several key components in the country's smart nation initiative, HetNet had been touted to facilitate more optimal use of wireless spectrum by enabling devices to switch between various types of wireless networks. This would allow mobile users ...
Singapore's M1 preps nationwide NB-IoT and 1Gb/s LTE next yearMobile World Live
M1, Nokia to deploy HetNet and NB-IoT networks in SingaporeTotal Telecom

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