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Bharti Airtel buys 49 percent of Qualcomm’s India business


May 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has acquired 49 percent stake in US-based chipmaker Qualcomm's broadband wireless access (BWA) entities in India, investing almost ... Read more...

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Idea launches 3G services in Kashmir


October 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Idea cellular Wednesday launched its 'Gold Standard' 3G services in the Jammu and Kashmir circle.To start with, Idea Cellular, an Aditya Birla Group company, will make ... Read more...

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Miniature lasers could open the door to new age of the Internet


March 16th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Central Florida have created a new laser device that could make high-speed computing faster and more reliable, opening the door to a new ... Read more...

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Laser diodes promise new age of Internet


March 16th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) A new laser device could make high-speed computing faster and more reliable, opening the door to a new age of the Internet.Professor Dennis Deppe at the ... 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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T-Mobile Woos Buyers With Special Valentine’s Day Offer


February 8th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is great news for the US mobile users who are planning to take a T Mobile connection. The company has come up with a unique ... Read more...

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Indian telecom firms gearing up for 3G telephony


January 24th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Reliance Communications and Bharti Airtel Monday announced plans for the launch of third generation (3G) phone services in some selected circles in the country, including Jammu and Kashmir.Anil ... Read more...

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Russian astronauts begin first spacewalk in 2011


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian astronauts Friday began their first spacewalk of the year to install new high-speed data transmission system outside the Russian Pirs compartment at the International Space ... Read more...

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Tata Docomo launches 3G service in Punjab, Haryana


November 9th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Tata Docomo, the GSM arm of Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL), Tuesday launched its 3G services in the Punjab and Haryana circles.Tata Docomo's 3G services are powered with ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games village gets high-speed broadband network


September 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Swedish telecom equipment giant Ericsson Tuesday said residents of the Commonwealth Games Village will get access to high-speed broadband connection, thanks to its fibre-optic cable network it ... Read more...

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MTS launches smartphones starting Rs.4,999


September 6th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Mobile telephony brand MTS of Sistema Shyam TeleService Limited (SSTL) Monday launched three new smartphones priced between Rs.4,999 and Rs.13,500. Targeted at young net-savvy professionals, these smartphones ... Read more...

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DRDO develops new computerized system for selection of better pilots for Air Force


August 5th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed a state-of-the-art Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) for selection of better pilots for the Air Force.The Aeronautical Development Establishment, ... Read more...

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Olive Telecom in strategic alliance with Tata Tele


June 24th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Olive Telecommunication announced a strategic alliance with Tata Teleservices and launched two new convergence devices here Thursday. Slated to be available in the market in a week's time, the ... Read more...

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BWA spectrum auction fetches Rs. 38,300 crore


June 11th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday raised over Rs 38,300 crore from the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum auction.The 16-day long auction came to an end today.The ... Read more...

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BWA auction ends, government reaps $8.5 bn


June 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The auction for government broadband wireless access (BWA) services ended Friday, swelling the government exchequer to Rs.38,543.31 crore (over $8.56 billion). The pan-India license price stood be at ... Read more...

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BWA auction accruals at $ 8.51 bn


June 10th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.38,323.71 crore ($8.51 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction completes 110 rounds, accruals at $6.89 billion


June 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Wednesday reached Rs.31,038.33 crore ($6.89 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction fetches at $7.67 bn


June 8th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.34,553.7 crore ($7.67 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction earns $5.14 bn, pan-India licence $1.9 bn


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.23,169.75 crore ($5.14 billion) and the pan-India licence price was ... Read more...

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Revenue from BWA auction at $5.3 bn, pan-India licence price at $1.7 bn


June 1st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.23,829.18 crore ($5.3 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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Government kitty swells $15 bn as telcos pay for 3G spectrum


May 31st, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Indian government added Rs.67,718.95 crore ($15 billion) to its kitty Monday with all the nine telecom companies, including state-run MTNL and BSNL, making "full" payment ... Read more...

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Revenue from BWA auction at Rs.15,735 crore


May 28th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Friday reached Rs.15,735.30 crore ($3.4 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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TRAI to release consultation paper on 4G in 10 days


May 28th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Telecom Regularity Authority of India (TRAI) will release within 10 days a consultation paper on the fourth generation (4G) technology and expects to make public the ... Read more...

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Pan-India BWA licence price up at Rs.2,353 crore (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India Monday concluded five rounds of an auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services, with the provisional winning price for a nation-wide licence reaching Rs.2,353.18 ... Read more...

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Auction for BWA begins; Rs.15,000 crore expected


May 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The Indian government expects a revenue of Rs.15,000 crore ($3.2 billion) from the auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services which kicked off Monday, Communications ... Read more...

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Raja glad at the overwhelming response to 3G spectrum bids


May 20th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Information Technology and Communication Minister A Raja has expressed his happiness over the successful completion of auction for 3G spectrum telephones."I am happy to have in ... Read more...

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‘3G auction completion takes India a step forward’


May 19th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Wednesday said the conclusion of auction for spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom services takes India's telecom sector a step ... Read more...

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3G-auction closes after ensuring over Rs 70,000 crore revenue to Centre


May 19th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): The auction for 3G licence concluded on Wednesday with bids for pan-India licence touching to the tune of Rs 16,828 crore.The bidding ensures the Union Government a ... Read more...

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Reliance, Bharti, Aircel bag bulk of 3G telecom circles


May 19th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Reliance Communications, Bharti Airtel and Aircel have won the largest number of 13 circles each in the auction of airwaves for third generation (3G) telecom services, and ... Read more...

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India’s 3G telecom airwaves auction fetches $15 bn (Roundup)


May 19th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sakshi Gulati New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Indian exchequer is set to swell by Rs.67,718.95 crore ($15 billion), with the conclusion Wednesday of auctions for the crucial airwaves for third ... Read more...

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India’s 3G airwaves auction concludes, to fetch some $15.5 bn


May 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) After 34 days, India Wednesday concluded its auction of airwaves for private players to start third generation (3G) telecom services in the country, with the exchequer set ... Read more...

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Revenue from 3G auction reaches Rs.66,802.48 crore


May 18th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of third-generation (3G) airwaves Tuesday reached Rs.66,802.48 crore ($14.7 billion) and the nationwide licence price was Rs.16,531.34 crore ($3.6 ... Read more...

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Revenue from 3G auction crosses Rs.65,000 crore mark


May 17th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of third-generation (3G) airwaves Monday crossed the Rs.65,000 crore ($14.2 billion) mark and nationwide licence price reached over Rs.16,000 ... Read more...

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BSNL to provide 3G telecom services at affordable prices


May 16th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will provide third generation (3G) telecom services at affordable rates and bridge the rural-urban digital divide, company chairman and managing director ... Read more...

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3G auction: Delhi attracts highest bid at over Rs.3000 cr


May 15th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India Saturday concluded 172 rounds of an auction to award spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom services in the country, with the government's provisional revenue from the ... Read more...

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