Samsung on Thursday said it will release its first 5G smartphone in the first week of April in South Korea, making it the world's first mobile device with the next-generation network capability.
IT company Tech Mahindra will acquire Japan-based mobile network solution firm K-Vision for USD 1.5 million in an all-cash deal to support 4G and 5G telecom network roll out in Japan.
Department of Telecom (DoT) had in 2012 for the first time fixed April 1, 2013 as the deadline for mandatory testing and certification of telecom equipment (MCTE), and has deferred it many times since then.
Smartphone volumes are forecast to fall by 0.8 per cent, with volumes dipping to 1.39 billion, according to IDC report. The report, however, said the smartphone market is likely to pick up momentum in the second half of 2019.
India's internet users expected to register double digit growth to reach 627 million in 2019, driven by rapid internet growth in rural areas, market research agency Kantar IMRB Wednesday said.
Samsung Wednesday unveiled the latest lineup of its flagship Galaxy S10 devices in the Indian market, with prices starting at Rs 55,900.
In a pre-service rollout exercise for telcos, spectrum allocation for 5G trial and subsequent field experiments can take place June onwards, official sources said on Wednesday.
Tatanet Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nelco Limited, Wednesday said it has recently obtained in-flight, maritime connectivity licence from Department of Telecommunications, a move that can improve business productivity for the airlines and shipping companies.
India's largest telecom operator Vodafone Idea Ltd -- formed after merger of Vodafone and Idea -- announced Saturday the consolidation of its radio network integration in Jammu & Kashmir.