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State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched an alternate digital KYC process for issuing new connections across various circles, a top official has said. The telecom PSU has informed the Department of Telecom (DoT) about the new system which has been rolled out,Chairman and Managing Director Anupam Shrivastava told. “We have conveyed that we […]

Homegrown fibre manufacturer Sterlite Tech, a Vedanta Resources company has entered into telecom network market to provide integrated services to telcos, and is currently doing a Proof of Concept (PoC) for its newly-unveiled fibre to the last mile solution with Reliance Jio. Anand Agarwal, group chief executive of Sterlite Tech told ETTelecom, adding that the […]

Digital cable TV and broadband service provider GTPL Hathway Ltd has bagged a Rs 12.45 billion contract to connect 3,767 gram panchayats across Saurashtra in Gujarat with broadband infrastructure. It has been appointed as Project Implementation Agency (PIA) of for implementation of Bharat Net PhaseII Project by Gujarat Fibre Grid Network Ltd (GFGNL).”Rs 12.45 billion […]

The billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd’s strategic partnership with Den Networks Limited and Hathway Cable and Datacom Limited might be a ‘win-win’ for all three companies, but it will have a negative impact on broadcasters and direct-to-home (DTH) players, India Ratings (Ind-Ra) said . The deal would lead to consolidation in the multiple system […]

Tata Communications will use its acquisition of Teleena to drive its push in mobility-based internet of things (IoT) solutions.The company had bought a 35% stake in the Netherlands-headquartered company on January 17 and acquired the balance stake earlier this month. Teleena’s solution is a key part of Tata Communications’ MOVE platform, which is key to […]

Telecom gear maker Ericsson said it has started exporting 5G-ready telecom equipment from its manufacturing facility in Pune, Maharashtra, to markets in Southeast Asia. The initial shipments consisting of Ericsson’s 5G-ready radio base stations and microwave equipment for 2G, 3G and 4G technologies have been delivered to Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand, the company said. The […]

Streamcast Group has partnered with BSNL Maharashtra to deliver at ultra low bandwidth of a spectrum of high end triple-play digital services via the BSNL network (wired & wireless). Streamcast Group is a technology company that provides next-generation technology services on sub-optimal networks using the SaaS model. The first service being launched in this partnership […]

Telecom company Veecon Rok has partnered with state-owned firm BSNL to roll out wifi networks across 25 cities with an investment of Rs 36,000 crore over a period of five years. Veecon Rok Corporation has also partnered with US space body NASA for communications technology, including wifi and mobile handsets. It will also start selling […]

Tejas Networks announced that it has received a purchase order of Rs. 111 crore for Indian Navy’s country-wide next-generation digital communications network from Sterlite Technologies Ltd, a global data network solutions company. As a part of this order, Tejas Networks will supply its state-of-the-art terabit capacity DWDM systems and high-performance Layer-3 Multi Gigabit Ethernet switches, […]

Reliance Jio’s target of bringing in two-thirds of its 50 million fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) subscribers by weaning them away from existing direct-to-home (DTH) players signals the firm is all set for another dose of battle, this time with Dish TV, Tata Sky and Airtel, among others. There are around 69 million DTH homes and the number […]