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Reliance unit launches subsea cable service in Iraq


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Reliance Globalcom, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday said it has launched a subsea cable service in Iraq that will substantially increase the war-ravaged ... Read more...

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RIL finalising plans for pan-India BWA services


June 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Thursday said it is finalising plans to roll out broadband services across the country in key domains like financial services, education ... Read more...

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Ready to meet digitalisation deadline: Cable TV operators


June 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) With digitalisation of television networks in all four metros of the country due on July 1 this year,cable operators and multiple system operators (MSOs) Friday said ... Read more...

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TRAI’s reserve price extremely high: CII


May 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The reserve price for the telecom spectrum auction recommended by TRAI is extremely high and will hurt inclusive growth and will also be detrimental for ... Read more...

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Huawei to manage Bharti Airtel’s 4G network in Karnataka


May 1st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Tuesday said it will deploy and manage Bharti Airtel's 4G network in Karnataka."Bharti Airtel's 4G LTE deployed on Huawei's TD ... Read more...

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RIL fourth quarter net profit down 21.2 percent (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Friday reported a 21.20 percent decline in net profit at Rs.4,236 crore in the fourth quarter of 2011-12, compared to Rs.5,376 crore ... Read more...

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Qualcomm to get BWA spectrum shortly: DoT


April 19th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) US-based chipmaker Qualcomm would soon be able to roll out high-speed Internet services with the government willing to provide the firm broadband wireless access (BWA) ... Read more...

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Sibal to launch Bharti Airtel’s 4G services Tuesday


April 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal is expected to launch Bharti Airtel's broadband wireless access (BWA) services based on 4G technology in Kolkata Tuesday."We are expecting Communications ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel to launch 4G services in Kolkata


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Bharti Airtel will launch its 4G services in Kotkata this month, Chief Executive Sanjay Kapoor said Tuesday."It will be launched this month in Kolkata," Kapoor ... Read more...

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China to have ‘faster, cheaper’ internet by 2015


December 28th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) China hopes to increase internet speed by five times and cut broadband costs by 2015, the ministry of information technology has said.By 2015 the average broadband ... Read more...

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R-Com confirms broadband talks with Reliance Industries


November 14th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Reliance Communications confirmed talks Monday to lease out its telecom infrastructure to Reliance Industries which plans to offer broadband services in the country from mid-2012."If ... Read more...

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Infotel Broadband acquires stake in e-learning firm


November 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) As it nears the launch of its broadband wireless access services in the country, Infotel Broadband, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago seeks India’s help in broadband service


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 2 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago is seeking assistance from India to boost broadband services in the country.Public Administration Minister Carolyn Seepresad-Bachan said: "A critical element for the building ... Read more...

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Nokia Siemens launches new way to deliver broadband


September 20th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Global telecom infrastructure firm Nokia Siemens Networks Tuesday launched a new way to deliver broadband -- the "liquid net"."The new method allows a network operator ... Read more...

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Pakistan lags in broadband service


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan lags in providing broadband services, a meeting here has been told.The meeting on upgrading the country's telecom sector was chaired by President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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AT&T broadband data caps


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) AT&T has announced caps for the company’s subscribers who use their broadband services. The announcement means AT&T has become the second broadband company in the United ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam issues over 547 mn shares to Russian government


March 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), a joint venture between Sistema of Russia, the Russian government, and the Shyam Group of India, Wednesday said it ... Read more...

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SSTL launches mobile broadband services in Andhra


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL) Wednesday launched its high-speed mobile broadband service MBlaze in Andhra Pradesh.SSTL's chief sales officer Atul Joshi said the broadband service was ... Read more...

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Faster broadband services threaten creating “digital ghettos” among ethnic communities in Oz


March 9th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar 9 (ANI): Australia's Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has warned that faster broadband services could make ethnic communities more isolated by creating "digital ghettos".The multicultural and multilingual broadcaster expressed its concern ... Read more...

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MTS to spend Rs.100 crore on data services in Gujarat


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), owners of the MTS brand, Thursday said that it will spend Rs.100 crore on the rollout ... Read more...

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National broadband plan framework by fiscal end: Sibal


January 19th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday said the framework for the National Broadband Plan (NBP) will be ready by the end of this fiscal."The framework for the National ... Read more...

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Sibal stresses on urgent need for finalization of national broadband plan


January 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Communication and Information Technology Kapil Sibal on Wednesday emphasized the urgent need for finalization of broadband plan including strategy for roll out of optical ... Read more...

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Another 383 post offices to be upgraded


January 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The government plans to upgrade another 383 post offices across the country to international standards under the ongoing "Project Arrow" of the department of posts, Minister of ... Read more...

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India to discuss outsourcing curbs with Obama (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) The Indian government will discuss a host of issues, including the outsourcing curbs, with US President Barack Obama during his visit to India November 6-9, union Minister ... Read more...

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Telecom Minister A.Raja proposes measures to bridge rural-urban technology divide


September 15th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Focusing on the massive consumer base in the nation's largely unexplored rural markets, Telecom Minister A. Raja proposed measures to bridge the technology divide between villages and ... Read more...

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Third generation mobile services to hit the markets soon


September 1st, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Making certain amendments to the licence terms, the government Wednesday allocated airwaves to private telecom operators like Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications, Vodafone and Idea Cellular to roll ... Read more...

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Government to allocate 3G spectrum Sep 1


August 31st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The government will allocate third generation (3G) spectrum to telecom operators such as Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications Wednesday to launch high-speed mobile broadband services in the ... Read more...

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Over 100 million mobile broadband users by 2015


August 18th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India will have more than 100 million third generation (3G) mobile broadband users, generating about Rs.940 billion in revenues by the end of 2015, according to global ... Read more...

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Qualcomm sells 26 percent stake to Global Holding and Tulip


July 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) California-based cellphone chipmaker Qualcomm Friday sold 26 percent stake in its Indian arm to Global Holding Corporation and Tulip Telecom to form a joint venture to roll ... Read more...

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Qualcomm’s Indian arm to sell 26 percent stake


July 29th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Cellphone chipmaker Qualcomm plans to sell 26 percent stake in its Indian arm to local partners, the company said Thursday. "We are aiming at local partners and ... Read more...

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North-East to have better mobile, broadband, postal connectivity: Sachin Pilot


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology, Sachin Pilot, who is on a two-day visit of Mizoram from July 21 to 22, today reviewed the ... Read more...

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India’s broadband airwaves auction to fetch $8.6 billion (Roundup)


June 11th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) With the auction of airwaves for broadband services concluding Friday after 117 rounds over 16 days, the government is set to reap yet another bonanza of $8.6 ... Read more...

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India reaps billions from BWA auction, biggies stay away (Lead)


June 11th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India's auction of spectrum for broadband wireless access (BWA) services ended Friday enriching the government by Rs.38,543.31 crore (over $8.56 billion). The 16 days and 117 rounds of ... Read more...

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World telecom meet lays roadmap for growth


June 4th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Friday adopted the Hyderabad Action Plan, outlining a road map to foster the global development of information and communication technology (ICT) networks and ... Read more...

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Auction of broadband airwaves starts Saturday


May 19th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India will start Saturday the auction of airwaves for broadband services in the country, after it concluded a similar exercise to enable private players start third generation ... Read more...

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