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Friday, June 24, 2022



5G: All spectrum may not get sold; govt stares at shortfall

June 25, 2022 12:46 am

The auction, to be held on July 26, will be held for spectrum in the frequencies of 600 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1,800 MHz, 2,100 MHz, 2,300 MHz, 3,300 MHz and 26 GHz bands.

India will have 500 million 5G subscription by 2027: Ericsson

June 21, 2022 9:24 pm

The average data traffic per smartphone in the India region is the second highest globally. It is projected to grow from 20GB per month in 2021 to around 50GB per month in 2027 – a CAGR of 16 percent.

DoT extends production-linked incentive scheme for telecom by one year

June 21, 2022 2:02 am

It has also amended the scheme to raise the incentive rate by an additional 1 per cent.

Vodafone Idea board meeting on Wednesday to consider up to Rs 500 crore fundraising from Voda Group

June 21, 2022 7:14 am

As the Indian telecom market prepares for the 5G spectrum auction, the VIL board will explore funding up to Rs 500 crore from Voda Group.

India primed for 5G launch, roll out will improve its rankings on mobile speeds: Ookla CEO

June 20, 2022 4:06 pm

5G rollout in India: Ookla’s CEO also cautioned that India is still “playing catch-up with already established 5G markets, it's not starting from scratch”.

5G deployment to begin in Aug-Sept; roll out in 20-25 cities, towns by year-end: Vaishnaw

June 18, 2022 4:15 pm

Ashwini Vaishnaw said India is developing 4G and 5G stacks, and is set to bolster its position as a trusted source for the world, in digital networks.

5G closer to launch, Cabinet approves spectrum auction

June 16, 2022 7:48 am

Bids for 72 GHz of airwaves from Jul 26

5G spectrum auction for telecom services gets Cabinet nod

June 15, 2022 12:10 pm

A total of 72097.85 MHz of spectrum with 20 years of validity will be auctioned by July end.

With only 3 serious telecom operators, administrative allocation of spectrum space should take the place of auctions

June 14, 2022 9:43 am

Rajat Kathuria and Mansi Kedia write: One could argue that if all spectrum is assigned, direct revenue collections could be higher compared to the auction route, in which spectrum risks being unsold.

New ‘beam-steering’ technology could lead to ‘beyond 5G efficiency’

June 06, 2022 12:24 pm

The 'beam-steering' antenna is compatible with existing 5G specifications that are in use for mobile networks.


From AI to 5G, here's what is expected in the world of tech for 2019

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

We take a look at the top trends of tech to expect in 2019, from the growing using of Artificial intelligence to 5G.