Portuguese regulator Anacom revealed proposals to streamline the country’s ongoing 5G auction over fears its slow progress would prove detrimental to the country achieving full economic benefits from the new network technology. Portugal’s controversial spectrum auction has been running in some form since November 2020, when the process commenced with an allocation specifically for a
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Reliance Jio is celebrating IPL 2021 by introducing a list of offers for its prepaid and postpaid users. The Mumbai-based telecom operator has continued its partnership with Disney+ Hotstar to provide livestreaming of IPL matches through select prepaid recharge plans and Jio Postpaid Plus plans. It has also updated the Jio Cricket Play Along app
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 ShareChat content-sharing platform said it has raised $502 million (roughly Rs. 3,720 crores) in fresh funding from Tiger Global, Snap, and some existing investors such as Twitter, valuing it at more than $2 billion (roughly Rs. 14,840 crores). The funding was led by US venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners and American investment firm Tiger, ShareChat
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As the telecom industry works to enable 5G, virtualization and MEC for enterprise customers, they are first experimenting with how those technologies can benefit their own factories, office buildings and operations. Who’s already using these advanced technologies, where and what benefits are they seeing? Speakers:Kelly Hill, Managing Editor, RCR Wireless NewsDanny Cobb, Fellow/VP Engineering, Dell
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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 Alan Carlton, VP of Wireless and Internet Technologies at Interdigital, takes an early look at what we need from the next generation of wireless technology. With 5G deployments still in their early days, to many, it may
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Encrypted chat app Signal is adding payments to the services it provides, a long-expected move and one the company is taking its time on. A U.K.-only beta program will allow users to trade the cryptocurrency MobileCoin quickly, easily, and most importantly, privately. If you’re in the U.K., or have some way to appear to be,
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Google research manager Samy Bengio said on Tuesday he was resigning, according to an internal email seen by Reuters, in a blow to the Alphabet unit after the firings of his colleagues who questioned paper review and diversity practices. Though at least two Google engineers had earlier resigned to protest the dismissal of artificial intelligence (AI)
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Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel announced a spectrum trading agreement on Tuesday. Jio has acquired the rights to use Airtel’s 800MHz band in the Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, and Mumbai circles through spectrum trading. The addition of the spectrum rights will help Jio enhance its network capacity and bolster its footprint in the telecom sector. Airtel,
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HKT ha probado una red 5G autónoma en un ensayo con tecnología C-V2X (siglas de conexión celular entre vehículo con todo tipo de infraestructuras) realizado en la vía pública. Según la empresa, es la primera vez que un sector vertical prueba la tecnología 5G autónoma en Hong Kong. La operadora explica que la prueba se
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