Month: November 2022

Can operators really save an extra 10% in the RAN? – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png Can operators really save an extra 10% in the RAN? A study from Enea found that operators can cut energy consumption in the RAN by a remarkable 10%,and save $10mn. Enea’s Fergus Wills explains how this can be achieved and gives Scott
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One way all operators in a country/region/geographic area differentiate amongst themselves is by the reach of their network. It’s not in their interest to allow national roaming. Occasionally a regulator may force them to allow this, especially in rural or remote areas. Another reason why operators may choose to allow roaming is to reduce their
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Telecom operators industry body Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) has written to the government to set-up a licensing and regulatory framework to charge a ‘usage fee’ from big Internet-based calling and messaging apps like WhatsApp, Signal, and Google Duo. In a letter to Telecom Secretary K Rajaraman last week, the Cellular Operators Association of
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Google Pixel 7a — the purported mid-range addition to the recently launched Pixel 7 series — is rumoured to break cover by mid-2023. Rumours have already started circulating surrounding this Google smartphone. A notable tipster has now shared supposed design renders of the Pixel 7a, offering a detailed look at its complete design. However, it
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The Super Mario Bros. Movie just got its second trailer — in English and Hindi — and it feels rather promising. At the Nintendo Direct event held early Wednesday (in India), the Mario movie from Despicable Me studio Illumination Entertainment finally gave us Chris Pratt’s rendition of “let’s-a-go” and the high-pitched “wahoo!”, which is a
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Though there have been nine new 5G SA networks launched since the last quarter, revenue for the Mobile Core Networks and Multi-access Edge Computing markets declined again in Q3, according to Dell’Oro. According to a new report from analyst firm Dell’Oro, the Mobile Core Networks (MCN) and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) market revenue declined year-on-year
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Telecom regulator TRAI on Monday said that it is working on various technologies to detect pesky calls and messages along with a joint action plan with other regulators to curb financial frauds. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said that Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC) or pesky communication is a major source of inconvenience to
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Netflix India is enjoying a packed December 2022, having announced five originals so far. (Actually, the streaming service has “announced” four so far — but we’ve discovered a fourth via international Netflix listings.) December kicks off with Qala, a pre-Independence psychological drama from Bulbbul director Anvitaa Dutt, and starring Triptii Dimri, Swastika Mukherjee, and Babil
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Nokia detailed its latest R&D push with the launch of a facility in Portugal which will explore technologies deemed vital to the progression of 5G and 6G networks. In a brief statement, the Finnish vendor cited the opening of its new R&D hub in Amadora as part of a strategic agreement with the Portuguese government
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India’s total mobile subscriber base fell by 3.6 million in September, with Vodafone Idea suffering a subscriber count decline even as larger rivals Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel added users month-on-month, according to telecom regulator’s data. India’s largest mobile operator Jio further cemented its position in the market, adding 7,20,000 wireless subscribers during September, while
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BT’s networks unit Openreach has warned suppliers that its cost-cutting efforts will impact its long-term spending plans. Despite the uncertainty this will inevitably create, the UK incumbent maintains that its FTTH deployment remains on track. The Financial Times reported (paywall) on Wednesday that it has seen a letter addressed to suppliers in which Openreach said
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Metaverse means different things for different people. If you explain Metaverse with an example, many people understand but they are generally looking at things from a different point of view. A bit like blind men and an elephant. Similarly when we talk about Metaverse-ready networks, it can mean different things to different people, depending on
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Bollywood legend and veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan filed a suit in Delhi High Court seeking protection of his personality rights, image, voice or any of his characteristics without his consent, following which the court passed an interim ex-parte injunction in his favour. Eminent lawyer Harish Salve along with Ameet Naik and Pravin Anand, instructed by Anand and Naik,
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Telecoms operators, and the industry as a whole, face tricky times next year as a result of economic difficulties and existing market pressures, Analysys Mason warned this week. That headline conclusion is hardly rocket science. The vast majority of people and businesses are having to face up to economic uncertainty, and the telecoms industry was
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Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece telecoms consultant William Webb examines the collective challenge of ensuring we are always connected. Across the western world, failures in communications networks are infrequent, but they do come at the expense of personal safety, data security
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