Department Of Telecommunications: DoT to telcos: No 5G sites near airports for now, Telecom News, ET Telecom

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has directed all the mobile phone operators not to install any 5G sites in the 3,300-3,670 MHz band, or the C-band, within 2.1 kilometres of both ends of runway at all the airports in India. The mandate means that for the time being, there won’t be 5G services in areas surrounding airports.
#DepartmentofTelecommunications #India #News #Technology #Mobile


Amazon: Banks in EU face tougher rules on using cloud computing giants, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Regulators worry about the speed and scale at which banks, insurers and investment firms are moving critical functions and market operations onto a handful of cloud platforms. A glitch at one cloud company could potentially bring down services across many financial firms. The EU Council, which represents the 27 member states, said it has completed the bloc's final approval stage for the new Digital Operational Resilience Act.
#EUCouncil #DigitalOperationalResilienceAct #News #Technology #Computing

2 days ago

Draft Telecom Bill: Draft Telecom Bill: Creating licensing provisions for OTTs to hurt Indian startups, says IAMAI, Telecom News, ET Telecom

OTTs should compensate telcos for using infra: COAI director general SP Kochhar told reporters Tuesday that the government should clearly define communication services to remove any ambiguity on the concept. IAMAI’s statement comes days after telecom industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said that OTT players.
#SPKochhar #COAI #TelecomBill #Indian #News #Technology #Internet

5 days ago

Meta: German regulator stays vigilant as Meta changes VR headset rules, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Facebook parent company Meta Platforms has responded to the German cartel office's concerns by allowing the use of its virtual reality headset without a Facebook account. The cartel office has been closely watching Meta since May when it declared it was of paramount significance for competition across markets, a classification that gives the regulator more scope to curb digital companies' market power.
#Meta #German #News #Technology #VirtualReality

6 days ago

Cellnex: Cellnex says inflation has shut down European phone masts market: FT, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Rising inflation makes it harder for companies to finance new deals and the availability of assets declines. M&A activity is over, says CEO of Cellnex, Europe's largest mobile phone tower operator. Since June, the share prices of most tower groups have fallen as rising rates have driven up costs.
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1 weeks ago

Apple: As yen tumbles, gadget-loving Japan goes for secondhand iPhones, Telecom News, ET Telecom

The yen has sparked a growing secondhand trade in a major market for Apple Inc. In July, apple hiked the price of the entry-level iPhone 13 by nearly a fifth. The basic iPhone 14 later debuted at 20% more than the iPhone 13 did. Apple declined to comment for this story.
#TelecomNews #iPhone #iPhone13 #Japan #News #Technology #Gadgets

3 weeks ago

Nokia: HMD Global launches Nokia G60 in India with Jio 5G SA support at Rs 29,999, Telecom News, ET Telecom

The phone is said to support the 5G Nonstandalone (NSA) architecture. It also supports Jio’s 5G network operating on the 700MHz and 3500MHz spectrum bands. The smartphone will be available for pre-booking from November 1 to November 7.
#HMDGlobal #NokiaG60 #5GNon #India #News #Technology #Mobile

4 weeks ago

T Mobile: T-Mobile raises 2022 forecast for wireless subscriber additions again, Telecom News, ET Telecom

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1 months ago

Internet Access: Satellite communications to play key role in driving India's tech ambitions, internet reach: MoS IT, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Satellite communications is emerging as an important part of India's ambitions to scale up quality internet access across the country, the minister said. Our goal...IS by 2025-26 to have 1.2 billion Indians have the ability to connect to the internet directly through their device. Satellite communications and space segment, therefore, will be important in the overall mission to ensure delivery of internet.
#MoSIT #Indians #India #News #Technology #Internet

1 months ago

Safaricom: Kenya's Safaricom targets more fixed Internet users with 5G network, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Safaricom is the first firm to deploy the technology commercially in East Africa. It uses equipment from Nokia and Huawei to power its 5G network. The firm has 35 active 5G sites in Nairobi and plans to increase that number to 200 by March next year.
#Safaricom #Internet #Kenya #News #Technology #Internet

1 months ago

Cellnex: Spain's Cellnex sells 1,100 UK phone towers to meet watchdog conditions, Telecom News, ET Telecom

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1 months ago

Smartphone sales: Smartphone sales sag as consumers delay purchases: Report, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Smartphone sales in the recently ended quarter were nine percent less than in the same period a year earlier. The gloomy economic outlook has led consumers to delay purchasing electronic hardware and prioritize other essential spending.
#Report #News #Business #Markets

1 months ago

Ookla: India slips a rank in mobile, fixed broadband speeds: Ookla, Telecom News, ET Telecom

India slipped a rank in both median mobile network speeds as well as fixed broadband speeds. China tops the Speedtest Global Index with Shanghai as the fastest city with a median download speed of 158.63 Mbps for mobile networks, while Beijing topped with 238.86 Mbps for fixed broadband. A previous Ookla report found mobile download speeds will increase significantly with the rollout of 5G networks.
#Ookla #SpeedtestGlobalIndex #India #News #Technology #Mobile

1 months ago

Sterlite Technologies: 5G to drive fiber market in India: Sterlite Technologies, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Sterlite Technologies has been focused on launching ‘future ready’ fiber solutions and products to meet the demands of the telecom industry. The company has been partnering with global players for their 5G requirements as the services were launched in many countries before it arrived in India making us fully ready with technology and capacity.
#SterliteTechnologies #India #News #Business #Markets

1 months ago

Meta: Meta hits back in fight with FTC over VR company acquisition, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Federal Trade Commission is suing to block the deal, asserting it would hurt competition and violate antitrust laws. Meta struck back Thursday, asking a federal court in San Jose, California, to dismiss the FTC 's July request for an injunction against the acquisition. The tech giant said in its court filing that the government failed to establish that the virtual-reality market is concentrated with high barriers to entry.
#Meta #SanJose #News #Technology #VirtualReality

1 months ago

Mobile phone waste: 5.3 billion cell phones to become waste in 2022: Report, Telecom News, ET Telecom

More than five billion of the estimated 16 billion mobile phones possessed worldwide will likely be discarded or stashed away in 2022, experts say. Many disused phones would rise 50,000 kilometres (30,000 miles), more than a hundred times higher than the international space station. E-waste will never be collected voluntarily because of the high cost.
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1 months ago

Motorola: Motorola starts rolling out OTA updates to enable support for 5G NSA and SA networks, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Lenovo-owned Motorola has started rolling out over-the-air (OTA) updates to its devices for enabling support for both 5G non-standalone and standalone networks. Jio and Airtel are the only two telcos that have launched their 5G networks in SA and NSA mode, respectively.
#Motorola #Lenovo #News #Technology #Mobile

1 months ago

New phones: 28% urban Indians plan to switch their mobile phone brand: YouGov, Telecom News, ET Telecom

28% of urban Indians plan to switch their mobile phone brand as against 33% who stated that they will stick to the same brand. Brand stickiness is the highest among European markets such as Germany, Poland, Spain and Britain. Danes (43%) are more likely to do so followed by Singaporeans and UAE consumers.
#YouGov #Indians #European #Germany #News #Technology #Mobile

1 months ago

5g: DoT to meet smartphone brands, telcos on Oct

Smartphone brands and telecom operators summoned for a meeting by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) The meeting, scheduled October 12, will be chaired by telecom secretary, K Rajaraman, and will have both telcos and smartphone brands participating. Around 30 companies have been invited for the meeting including Apple Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Qualcomm and more.
#KRajaraman #TelecomNews #News #Technology #Mobile

1 months ago

Smartphone: Scientists use sensors to eavesdrop on phone calls remotely, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Researchers have demonstrated a method to detect the vibrations of a mobile phone 's earpiece and decipher what the person on the other side of the call was saying. The team at Pennsylvania State University used an off-the-shelf automotive radar sensor and a novel processing approach to reveal this significant security concern.
#TelecomNews #News #Technology #Mobile

1 months ago

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