Month: December 2020

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday directed police to take strict action against vandalisation of mobile towers and disruption of telecom services in the state during the farmers’ stir against the agri laws. A total of 1,561 mobile towers have been impacted in the state, according to an official statement. The state has a
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Here are the posts, from most popular to the tenth most popular, in descending order of popularity  1. 5G Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS), May 2020 2. EPS Fallback in 5G Standalone Deployments, Feb 2020 3. How MOCN RAN-Sharing Works, Jan 2020 4. Prof. Andy Sutton: Backhauling the 5G Experience, Jan 2020 5. Key Technology Aspects
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Apple has introduced a mentorship programme called Launch@Apple, aimed at helping first-generation college students majoring in finance, economics, and accounting. The programme, set to launch in early 2021, will match students one-on-one with Apple mentors and provide resources for “learning and opportunities for personal and professional growth,” as per a document describing the programme. Launch@Apple
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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has reportedly revised its annual Rs. 1,999 prepaid plan to offer extended Eros Now subscription. The Rs. 1,999 prepaid plan is bundled with Lokdhun subscription as well, and the validity of that has been reduced to offer better validity for Eros Now subscription. All the other benefits in the Rs.
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Spanish operators have been accelerating 5G deployment plans over the last months and all carriers already offer 5G in the country’s main urban areas as well as in medium-sized cities. In this article, we briefly describe the current state of 5G deployments by Telefonica, Orange, Vodafone and Masmovil. Telefónica Spain’s largest operator Telefónica recently announced
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Wonder Woman 1984 has a bonus scene during the credits, in what marks a departure from the original Wonder Woman released in 2017. While post-credits scenes usually exist to set up a franchise’s future (or just as one final extra gag), Wonder Woman 1984 seems to take a different approach. It pays a tribute to
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Australia, India, Brazil and the U.K. have spectrum auctions planned throughout 2021 As 5G deployments accelerate globally, regulators still need to award key 5G frequencies to allow carriers to provide high-capacity services and, in some cases, provide a broader coverage in certain geographies. Here we briefly state four key 5G spectrum auction that will likely
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SMIC has been formally added to the Entity List by the US Commerce Department, hitting the Chinese chipmaker’s access to American technology and equipment. The Commerce Department announced that it had added 77 new names to the Entity List. Sixty-one of the new additions were from China, the rest from Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hong Kong,
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UK-based Vodafone is prepared to pay up to €2.1 billion to end a long-running legal dispute with Kabel Deutschland Group’s (KDG’s) minority shareholders. The company disclosed on Tuesday that it has launched a €103 per share tender offer for the outstanding 23.2 percent of the cableco that it doesn’t already own. So far, shareholders representing
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Amazon has said that it’s working on adding Marathi language support on its e-commerce platform after a controversy erupted over demands of adding support for the language for customers in Maharashtra. Amazon in a tweet said that the work to launch “Marathi shopping experience” had already begun and that it will also introduce seller registration
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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) lost around 50,000 wired broadband subscribers in the month of October, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) latest report suggests. Airtel and Jio gained subscribers, as Airtel Xstream Fiber’s user base increased from 2.6 million in September to 2.67 million in October. BSNL, on the other hand, saw a dip
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Observers and practitioners take it on the chin to predict what the telecoms industry may look like in the coming year. A piece of witticism goes something like this:  It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future. There are slightly different ways to put across the idea, which has been variably attributed to
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China’s competition watchdog is investigating the world’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba on accusations of monopoly behaviours towards merchants. In a terse statement released by Xinhua, the state news agency and one of China’s major propaganda outlets, the State Administration for Market Regulation said it has started an investigation into Alibaba Group after receiving complaints against
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Infinix has been launching new phones at a rather fast pace. We have recently seen new models in the Hot and the Note series and now there is a new smartphone called the Infinix Zero 8i. The slightly amusing name aside, the Zero 8i packs in some impressive specifications on paper. You get a MediaTek
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