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BSNL’s subscriber base has only grown despite its inability to offer 4G spectrum services Although the lack of 4G services with state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) impacted its revenue, at the same time, its subscriber share was not affected. On the contrary, between 2016-17 and 2020-2021, it went from 8.6% to 10.03%. According to …

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) are considering possible areas of growing collaboration to enhance the impact and contribution of the telecommunications sector on the socio-economic development of Nigeria. This was the focal point of the deliberations during a courtesy visit by a delegation from the National Assembly’s Roundtable …

San Francisco: Facing criticism from many sides of its iCloud Photos and Child Safety Messages initiatives, Apple stressed that it would not allow any government to conduct surveillance through the tool to detect and curb child pornography ( CSAM) in iCloud Photos. Apple last week confirmed plans to roll out new technology in iOS, macOS, …

NEW DELHI: Business and tech bodies in UK and US opposed mandatory adoption of India’s 5G standard, 5Gi, and warned it could delay vital work-sharing on chain security procurement, supplier diversification and alternative network architectures such as Open RAN which will also be based on globally harmonized standards. “As TEC considers the incorporation of 5Gi …

The Qatar Stock Exchange saw stronger demand, especially for Islamic stocks, as its key barometer broke through 10,900 levels and capitalization gained QR 10 billion this week, which saw the advent of Mekdam in his junior purse.Increased purchase interest from foreign institutions mainly helped push the Qatar index up to 20 stocks by 1.44%, up …

New Delhi: IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw urged G20 countries to cooperate for digital inclusion and social empowerment, stressing that digital platforms in India have prevented leaks in the implementation of government programs , an official statement said on Friday. Vaishnaw – at the G20 digital ministers meeting hosted by Italy on Thursday – said that …

NEW DELHI: A floor price must be set for at least mobile internet services in order to provide telecom operators relief from the colossal burden of costs, a telecoms lobby group has said. “Ground prices need to be set to alleviate the immense cost burden. They should only be set for data for an interim …

A boy sells umbrellas as it rains in Hyderabad on Friday. Associated press India’s economic rebound, already weakened in recent months, could lose momentum as coronavirus variants pose the greatest threat and inflation rises, according to a Reuters poll of economists. The latest survey results suggest tough policy decisions await the Reserve Bank of India, …

BENGALURU, July 23 (Reuters) – Indian stocks ended higher in a volatile session on Friday, gains in IT stocks and the meteoric debut of food delivery start-up Zomato more than made up for losses in the telecommunications sector. The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 Index (.NSEI) ended up 0.2% at 15,856.05 and the benchmark S&P BSE …

Previous story: IIIT Hyderabad hosts roundtable on smart and healthy cities Next story: PAG acquires control of Acme Formulation Private Limited TSSC and BIF join forces to improve their skills in the Indian broadband ecosystem Posted on July 22, 2021 Bombay: The Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) – India’s premier telecommunications skills development institution, and …