Month: July 2022

In case it wasn’t already clear that we’re struggling to offer anything more exciting on 5G than faster broadband, the GSMA has launched a competition hoping to uncover some new use cases. Organised by GSMA Foundry – the industry group’s cross-industry collaboration project – the 5G Industry Challenge calls on the mobile ecosystem, including MNOs,
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The auction of 5G spectrum for ultra high speed internet services will stretch to the fourth day on Friday, after 16 rounds of bidding conducted so far fetched bids worth Rs. 1,49,623 crore. Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio, Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and a unit of billionaire Gautam Adani’s flagship Adani Enterprises are
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A recently released report by the Dell’Oro Group, a telecoms market research firm, saw its forecasts for Open RAN kit revenues revised upwards. Claiming that the market has a had some momentum going for it which is what will drive the growth for radio and baseband (excluding services), the forecast expects Open RAN to account
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Finnish kit vendor Nokia has signed a five-year deal with AST SpaceMobile as it looks to provide 4G and 5G via LEO satellites to connect ‘under-served communities around the world.’ AST SpaceMobile says it is building a ‘space-based cellular broadband network accessible directly by standard 4G or 5G mobile devices’, and Nokia has been drafted
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Paytm was the poster boy for India’s tech startups, only to lose two-thirds of its value since its IPO and become a symbol of the industry’s crash. Now its founder promises a sharpened focus on financial performance to convince investors of the money-losing company’s prospects. The digital-payments provider is set to become India’s first Internet
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President Joe Biden’s administration announced on Thursday that it will provide $401 million (roughly Rs. 3,195 crore) to provide access to high-speed Internet for 31,000 rural residents and businesses in 11 states, as part of Biden’s drive to expand access to the Web. “With this money we are one step closer to President Biden’s ambitious
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Recently, LightCounting, a market research institute in the optical communications industry, released a research report on the technology evolution path for the optical access field, 50G PON LOOKS LIKE A CLEAR WNNER VS 25G. In the report, LightCounting predicts the subsequent upgrade technologies of XG(S) PON based on the industry development history and characteristics, and
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