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Etisalat connects UAE to South Sudan


April 27th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 26 (IANS/WAM) Etisalat, a telecommunications services provider based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has now enabled Emirati customers to make calls to South Sudan, which became ... Read more...

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Networks hope to acquire more users, spectrum


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court cancelled 122 telecom licenses, most of the old telecom networks were cautiously optimistic Friday about garnering more users ... Read more...

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Clear norms will allow telcos to function more efficiently


February 1st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Telecom operators would be able to function more efficiently if there is clarity in regulatory and tax issues, a study said Wednesday.It urged the government ... Read more...

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TRAI to float consultation paper on priority call routing


November 8th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) With emergencies like natural calamities or terror attacks in mind, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday said that it plans a consultation paper ... Read more...

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Thinnest nanowire will make computing super fast


September 20th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) World's thinnest nanowires will drive computers super fast in the near future using light, a new research claims.Nanowires will use a 'photonic chip' at its core ... Read more...

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Brit security experts raise concern over Huawei’s links to Chinese military


March 6th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): US officials have raised concerns about Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, a former member of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Security, after British Business Secretary Vince Cable backed a ... Read more...

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Blackberry issue: DoT awaiting technical upgradation by telecom operators


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications Thursday said it was yet to get the technical compliance report from various telecom operators testifying that they have technically upgraded their network ... Read more...

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Blackberry issue will be resolved: Raja


September 14th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Communication and Information Technology Minister A. Raja Tuesday hoped the security-related issues between the Indian government and Research in Motion (RIM) that runs the Blackberry services will ... Read more...

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India seeks ‘lawful access’ to all telecom data


August 31st, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India has asked companies that allow users to make voice calls over the Internet to provide security agencies access to their encrypted data, a day after BlackBerry ... Read more...

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BlackBerry gives in, India grants two month extension


August 30th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) BlackBerry phone maker Research in Motion (RIM) Monday gave in to the Indian government's pressure and said it would consider setting up a server in India to ... Read more...

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Cameron leads Britain’s open offer to partner India Inc (Roundup-Business)


July 29th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Saying he sought the "brightest and best from India", Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday led a renewed British drive to ride the Indian economic growth with ... Read more...

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Bharti promises more than just telecom services to Tanzania


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel, which acquired the African telecom assets of Kuwait's Zain recently, has committed itself to bringing affordable phone services to Tanzania and becoming a pro-active ... Read more...

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Telecom equipment import curbs not China-specific: Sharma


May 10th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Curbs on the import of telecom equipment are part of a broader policy decision and not directed against any country such as China, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Chinese telecom equipment makers to meet officials


May 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Top honchos of Chinese telecom companies will meet senior government officials here in the next two days to resolve all issues, including security concerns, regarding export of ... Read more...

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Soon, broadband in every Indian village: Sachin Pilot (Interview)


March 10th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India is charting a grand scheme targeting its rural outback to reach telecom and broadband services to each of its 626,000 villages, using funds to the tune ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake hits Sichuan


May 12th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): A major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Wenchuan County of southwest China's Sichuan Province at 2:28 p.m. Monday, the State Seismological Bureau said, ... Read more...

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School collapses, China sends army to quake-hit areas (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) China has dispatched troops to Wenchuan County in China's southwestern Sichuan Province to help in the disaster relief work after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter ... Read more...

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Massive earthquake in China sends people rushing out (Lead)


May 12th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) A major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted Wenchuan County in China's southwestern Sichuan Province Monday afternoon, the State Seismological Bureau said. A smaller quake jolted ... Read more...

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Telecom operators welcome new terms for infrastructure sharing


April 1st, 2008 - 9:19 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India Tuesday unveiled new guidelines for telecom operators to share transmission systems and cables in a move to reduce call tariffs and increase rural connectivity, which have ... Read more...

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Manmohan calls for improving rural tele-density


December 12th, 2007 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, inaugurated a four-day long 'India Telecom 2007' conference in the national capital on Wednesday, and called for improving tele-density at the rural ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh for a fair, transparent, equitable, spectrum policy


December 12th, 2007 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today emphasised on the need for a fair, transparent, equitable and forward looking policy regime for making spectrum available.It (policy regime) should ... Read more...

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