The elder brother and now one of the richest persons in the world, Mukesh Ambani stepped in to save his younger brother Anil Ambani from going to jail by paying money owed by Anil to Ericsson on 18 March.
To explore massive business opportunities in 5G, Tech Mahindra has planned to buy Japan’s tech company K-Vision for $1.5 million. K-Vision is Japan’s mobile network solution firm.
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a UN vertical for telecom technologies which coordinates with countries and companies globally to set-up new technology standards in telecom space, will set-up its first ever innovation centre in India to incorporate technologies from South Asian countries and emerging economies in standards for technologies.
Over half of the proposed Rs 32,000 crore rights issue of the telecom operator Bharti Airtel will be subscribed by telco’s promoters and Singapore government’s investment arm GIC.
To help businesses leverage the next generation unified cloud service for an innovative one-stop-shop conferencing solution to foster effective collaboration amongst its employees and teams globally, the telecom operator Bharti Airtel (Airtel), has partnered with Zoom Video Communications, a modern enterprise video-first unified communications service.
The global mobile industry body GSMA recognised the work of Bharati Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal at the GSMA board meeting on February 24, which was attended by H.M - Felipe VI, King of Spain, GSMA board members and other industry leaders.
The biggest advantage of 5G would be to present sports as never before, as per a recent research conducted by Ovum for Amdocs. It said 5G technology will transform the sports experience for Indian fans in stadiums and at home.
On 12 Feb, the telecom operators were directed by the Election Commission of India (EC) to offer a mandatory free SMS on its helpline '1950'.
As per Ookla's network analysis report for the period between Q3 and Q4 2018, Airtel has become the top player in terms of net speed, while Jio leads in general availability as well as 4G network.
As per recent media reports citing a senior official from the department of Telecom (DoT), 42,800 villages have no telephony services. They lack connectivity under Modi's Digital India.
As the existing Idea Music app will be shut down, Vodafone Idea, as per media sources, is planning to launch its own music streaming app.
On 4 January, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) was directed by the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) to return Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications’ (RCom) bank guarantee worth Rs 2,000 crore.
On 5 Feb, the Department of Telecom said that it will ask telecom regulator TRAI to offer its views on allocation of spectrum worth Rs 65,000 crore to Indian Railways without auction.
To highlight the power of streaming HD quality live videos over its brand, the leading telco Idea has launched its new ad campaign ‘India ka Live Network-Idea 4G’.
In a latest move, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has announced to fund Airtel’s Africa arm with $200 million through an issue of primary shares.
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