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5g service

Telecom players to lead digital transformation in India

The government of India aims to launch the service by 2020.

11 Nov 2019 1:18 PM

5G spectrum auction by year-end or early 2020: Prasad

Govt plans to auction around 8,293.95 MHz of airwaves at an estimated total base price of Rs 5.86 lakh crore.

14 Sep 2019 11:42 AM

DCC clears spectrum allocation norms for 5G trials; decision on Huawei expected soon

The DCC also approved a proposal pertaining to implementation of BharatNet in public private partnership (PPP) mode.

14 Jun 2019 8:43 AM

Price of 5G spectrum in India 30-40 pc higher than global rates: COAI

The new Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also set a deadline of 100 days for starting the 5G trials in the country.

04 Jun 2019 3:56 PM

Pentagon eyeing 5G solutions with Huawei rivals Ericsson and Nokia: official

Huawei has strongly rejected the allegations and earlier this month sued the US government over the issue.

26 Mar 2019 9:12 AM


Tech Mahindra to acquire K-Vision for USD 1.5 mn to expand 5G business

The deal between Tech Mahindra and K-Vision was signed on Thursday and is expected to close by end of this month.

15 Mar 2019 10:36 AM

Stand by spectrum pricing, industry decides tariff: Trai Chairman

Trai chairman rejected argument around low tariffs resulting in a loss to government revenue.

27 Feb 2019 6:26 PM

Bharti Airtel to conduct trial of Nokia's 5G-ready telecom gear

The modernisation of the transport infrastructure is crucial for ensuring the ultra-high speed and extremely low latency, promised by 5G.

24 Feb 2019 3:34 PM

Oppo plans USD 1.5 bn investment in R&D with focus on 5G; to ramp up India hiring

Oppo has partnered with Qualcomm for developing 5G smartphone on its chipset.

24 Feb 2019 10:27 AM

Vodafone Idea not in favour of 5G spectrum auction before 2020: CTO

Indian govt has not taken a position on such deployments, and asserted that the company will comply with the rules of the country.

20 Feb 2019 5:45 PM


Ericsson starts deploying 5G-ready telecom equipment on Voda Idea network

VIL has plans to invest Rs 20,000 crore in network expansion over the next 15 years.

20 Feb 2019 1:33 PM

Reliance Jio draws plan to bundle its own 5G handsets with 5G services

Reliance Jio will be able to start the 5G services within 6-8 months of auction — early next year of 2020 in April.

04 Feb 2019 10:18 AM

Airtel to deploy pre-5G mobile network tech for Kumbh this week

The telecom firm also announced initiatives to offer a digital Kumbh Mela 2019 experience to its customers.

14 Jan 2019 5:59 PM

BSNL faces huge technical, policy, low motivation challenge: IIM-A report

The report was hard on BSNL for its lethargic approach for utilising its available 4G spectrum.

14 Jan 2019 11:32 AM

DoT expects to complete due process for 5G spectrum auction by Aug

Roll out of 5G services in the country will have an impact of USD 1 trillion on the economy.

17 Dec 2018 3:25 PM


Fibre infra must for unleashing full potential of 5G: Trai chief

Advocating PPP model for creating common shared infrastructure at reduced costs, says Trai chief.

24 Oct 2018 2:51 PM

Cisco to step up investments in India; to focus on 5G, entrepreneurship

Cisco had committed an investment of USD 100 million in the first phase of CDA.

14 Sep 2018 12:57 PM

DoT panel set to submit report on 5G on Sept 10

The new operating standards and parametres for operationalising 5G won’t be done till 2020.

07 Sep 2018 8:36 AM

Department of Telecom examines 5G pricing model

The telecom regulator recently suggested base price of Rs 492 crore per unit of 3,500 MHz 5G spectrum.

13 Aug 2018 9:22 AM

DoT asks cos to vacate higher frequency band apt for 5G in 6 months

Government has given option to companies to migrate their services to other bands like 2.7-2.9 Ghz, 5 Ghz band etc.

29 Mar 2018 1:38 PM