Tag: 5G

Ericsson signs $8.3 billion 5G deal with Verizon

NEW DELHI:Ericsson said that it has signed $8.3 billion agreement with Verizon to provide its industry-leading 5G solutions to accelerate the deployment of Verizon’s world-class next-generation 5G network in the U.S. Niklas Heuveldop, President and Head of Ericsson North America, says: “This is a significant strategic partnership for both companies and what we’re most excited […]

JioPhone Next, co-developed with Google, to be most affordable smartphone globally: Mukesh Ambani

NEW DELHI: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday said Jio and Google have jointly developed Made for India ‘JioPhone Next’, a power-packed and affordable smartphone that will be available from September 10. Ambani promised that JioPhone Next will be the most-affordable smartphone, not just in India but globally, although the pricing was not disclosed. […]

Airtel joins hands with Tata Group for ‘Made in India’ 5G

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel, India’s premier communications solutions provider and Tata Group, have announced a strategic partnership for implementing 5G networks solutions for India. Tata Group has developed a ‘state of the art’ O-RAN based Radio & NSA/SA Core and has integrated a totally indigenous telecom stack, leveraging the Group capabilities and that of its […]

China opens 5G station at world’s highest radar location near Tibet border

BEIJING: China has opened a 5G signal base at the Ganbala radar station in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet which is the world’s highest manually operated radar station at an elevation of 5,374 meters, the Chinese military’s official website reported on Monday. The mountain is located in Nagarze County in Tibet which is in […]

India and Japan to work on 5G, telecom security, submarine optical fiber cable & smart cities

NEW DELHI: India and Japan signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technologies today. MoU was signed by Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Japanese Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda Ryota and it was exchanged through a video conference […]

Telecom department looking to ‘unleash’ 5G potential, exploring uses: Official

NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is looking to unleash the potential of spectrum and is exploring meaningful applications for 5G technology, a top official of the department said on Tuesday. At the CII Partnership Summit 2020, Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash also said the government is soon going to come up with an incentive […]

Mukesh Ambani calls for policy steps for early roll out of 5G

NEW DELHI: Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said there was a requirement of policy measures for the early roll out of the fifth generation (5G) connectivity technology. Addressing the inaugural session of India Mobile Congress (IMC), Ambani said Reliance Jio will pioneer India’s ‘5G Revolution’ in the second half of 2021. He […]

We should ensure timely roll out of 5G to leapfrog into the future: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered inaugural address at the virtual India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2020 today through video conference. The theme for IMC 2020 is “Inclusive Innovation – Smart, Secure, Sustainable”. It aims to align to the Prime Minister’s vision to promote ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’, ‘Digital Inclusivity’, and ‘Sustainable development, entrepreneurship & innovation’. It […]

Britain bans new Huawei 5G kit installation from September 2021

LONDON: British telecommunications firms must not install new Huawei 5G kit after September 2021, the government said on Monday, as part of a plan to purge the Chinese firm’s equipment from high-speed mobile networks. Britain has already ordered all Huawei equipment to be removed from its 5G network by the end of 2027, falling in […]

5G prospects compelling for India; spectrum can spur growth: Qualcomm

NEW DELHI: India has a big market that needs to upgrade and set up for 5G offtake, and the government and policy makers can trigger growth of the telecom space by releasing spectrum, including 5G, in adequate quantity and at affordable prices, a senior official of Qualcomm has said. 5G would positively impact India’s telecom […]

In order to be ready for 5G, we need to work on proper optical fiber connectivity and bandwidth: TRAI

NEW DELHI: 5G is a very important technological development and a combination of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, cloud services and data explosion will lead us to a completely different domain of 5G deliberated S.K Gupta (ITS), Secretary, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in an interactive webinar organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and […]

Ericsson’s new report puts spotlight on the future workplace of 2030

NEW DELHI: Before the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in early 2020, the idea of working and socializing from home was mainly a theoretical proposition. But less than a year later, that reality is suddenly the new normal for many of the world’s office workers. In the latest Ericsson IndustryLab study, The Dematerialized Office, early adopter white-collar […]

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