GSMA report predicts that there will be around 200 million 5G mobile connections in the USA and Canada by 2025, representing 49 per cent of the projected total market by that point

Migration to 5G: USA and Canada to lead the world, says GSMA

GSMA report predicts that there will be around 200 million 5G mobile connections in the USA and Canada by 2025, representing 49 per cent of the projected total market by that point.
5G connections globally will reach 1.3 billion by 2025: GSMA

5G connections globally will reach 1.3 billion by 2025: GSMA

The number of 5G connections globally will reach 1.3 billion by 2025, covering 40 percent of the world’s population or approximately 2.7 billion people.
MWC America 2018: Accenture bets on 5G, launches new services

MWC America 2018: Accenture bets on 5G, launches new services

With the growing push of telecom companies towards 5G technology, the consulting firm Accenture has launched '5G Acceleration Services'.
Reliance Jio selects Hughes JUPITER System for satellite connectivity

Reliance Jio selects Hughes JUPITER System for satellite connectivity

Under the agreement with Jio, Hughes India will provide a managed service to include network planning, implementation, operation and maintenance.
Huawei calls for all industry players to work together to define standards, guide technological innovation and rollout autonomous driving networks for the telecom industry, said David Wang.

We propose five levels of autonomous driving networks for telecom industry: Huawei’s David Wang

We call to all industry players to work together to define standards, guide technological innovation and rollout autonomous driving networks for the telecom industry, said David Wang.
AI should be introduced to reduce operator OPEX: Huawei's Ryan Ding

AI should be introduced to reduce operator OPEX: Huawei’s Ryan Ding

The industry should build an ecosystem to extend the business scope of broadband and AI should be introduced to reduce operator OPEX, said Huawei's Ryan Ding.
Ericsson bags end-to-end 5G transport solution deals from Swisscom

Ericsson bags end-to-end 5G transport solution deals from Swisscom

Using Ericsson's Router 6000 and Juniper Networks' 5G core routing portfolio, Ericsson takes end-to-end responsibility for Swisscom's 4G and 5G networks – from radio base stations to the data center.
Didi's Kolkata tops 4G availability index in India: OpenSignal

Didi’s Kolkata tops 4G availability index in India: OpenSignal

OpenSignal said that it analyzed its data for 4G availability across all of India’s 22 telecoms circles in the 90 days from the start of May 2018, and found Kolkata came top with a hugely impressive score of 90.7%.
Sky and Space Global Signs MoU Agreements to Provide Nanosatellite Connectivity Services in Indonesia and Suriname

Sky signs MoU with Space Global to provide nanosatellite connectivity services

The timetable calls for launching a constellation of 200 nanosatellites beginning next year when partial service is due to begin. Full-scale deployment is scheduled for 2020.
MWC Americas 2018: Expect 5G use cases, updates on IoT and new B2C apps and services

MWC Americas 2018: what to expect from the telecom industry’s biggest show

The three-day show will focus on key themes in the wireless industry, including 5G network build-outs and go-to-market strategies as well as innovations that are advancing the Internet of Things (IoT).
Ericsson Studios, India to focus on 5G, smart cities, and mixed reality

Ericsson Studios India to focus on 5G, smart cities, and IoT

Named as Ericsson Studios, the centre will house innovations in mobile technologies and futuristic use-cases on 5G and IoT
NTT DOCOMO relies on Keysight for validating new 5G mobile devices: Here's how

NTT DOCOMO relies on Keysight for validating new 5G mobile devices: Here’s why

Keysight Technologies is providing 5G network emulation solutions for characterizing and validating new 5G New Radio mobile devices intended to operate on the leading mobile operator’s 5G network
Can Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram be blocked for national security and public order: Asks Modi government to industry

Can Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram be blocked for national security and public order: Asks Modi government to industry

Department of Telecom (DoT) has written to telecom operators and different stakeholder for their inputs to block the applications under Section 69A of the IT Act.
Airtel signs strategic partnership with Telecom Egypt to use MENA Cable

Airtel partners Telecom Egypt to use MENA Cable

Bharti Airtel and Telecom Egypt have announced a strategic partnership, wherein, Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on the MENA Cable
Ericsson 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi will be opened to all academic institute in India

Ericsson 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi open to all academic institutes in India

The Centre has been launched in partnership with IIT Delhi and government of India and will be an open platform for academic institutes.
Internet calls plunge 20% in January-March

Internet calls witness sharp decline of 20% in January-March 2018

Despite the government amending the license conditions to make internet telephony rules more liberal but, such calls saw a sharp decline of around 20% in Jan-March 2018.
COAI expresses its deep concern over allegation of defamation by Reliance Jio

COAI expresses deep concern over allegation of defamation by Reliance Jio

COAI, the apex industry association representing the country’s major Telecom, Internet, Technology & Digital Services companies, expressed deep concerns over the allegations levied by Reliance Jio Infocomm, where it has accused the industry body of using disparaging remarks.
Airtel terms Jio complaint over Apple Watch eSim as frivolous

Airtel terms Jio complaint over Apple Watch eSim as frivolous

Terming the recent complaint of Reliance Jio to Department of Telecom (DoT) against its eSim service on Apple Watch as “another frivolous complaint by a desperate operator”