Telecom Secretary Says SpiceJet, Vistara Have Shown Interest in In-Flight Connectivity

Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Monday said SpiceJet and Vistara have shown interest in providing in-flight connectivity on their aircraft. She also said that global service providers are interested in facilitating in-flight... Read more »

ZTE Loses Major German Mobile Contract With Telefonica’s O2

Chinese telecoms giant ZTE lost its biggest contract in Germany, network provider Telefonica on Friday told AFP, as resistance mounts across the West to Beijing’s infrastructure manufacturers. ZTE’s contract to maintain mobile operator O2’s network,... Read more »

Cuba Finally Rolls Out Mobile 3G, Though Too Costly for Most

Cuba became one of the last countries in the world to get 3G mobile Internet services on Thursday, though most citizens on the communist-run island won’t be able to afford it. Cuba’s... Read more »

BSNL Employees to Go on Indefinite Strike From December 3

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) employees union would go on an indefinite strike from December 3 over non-issuance of the third pay revision. In a letter to Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on November... Read more »

5G Subscriptions to Cover More Than 40 Percent of World’s Population by 2024

Swedish mobile network telecom gear maker Ericsson sees 5G subscriptions growing by 50 percent in 2024 to 1.5 billion, covering more than 40 percent of the world’s population. North America and northeast... Read more »

BSNL Adds Rs. 1,699 and Rs. 2,099 Recharges to Bumper Offer Eligibility

State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has extended its Bumper Offer till January 2019. As part of this extended offer, the telco will provide 2.1GB of additional data to its users, over and... Read more »

Vodafone Offers 100 Percent Cashback on Unlimited Recharge Packs

Vodafone has launched a 100 percent cashback offer on select unlimited prepaid recharge packs, taking on the likes of Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio. The 100 percent cashback will be provided in... Read more »

Telecom Operators Inform DoT of Sites to Test Alternate KYC Process

Telecom service providers have informed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) about the sites to excercise the Proof of Concept (POC) of the new non-Aadhaar KYC process. Each operator would carry out the... Read more »

Sprint Is Throttling Microsoft’s Skype Service, Study Finds

Sprint Corp. has been slowing traffic to Microsoft Corp.’s Internet-based video chat service Skype, according to new findings from an ongoing study by Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts. More than 100,000... Read more »

Idea Cellular Offers 28GB Data, Unlimited Calls With New Rs. 159 Pack to Rival Jio

Ever since the Vodafone and Idea merger, the two telcos have been busy in revising their plans to offer same benefits to both subscriber parties. To that effect, Idea Cellular has now... Read more »