Captive 5G network norms must be implemented in spirit of Cabinet decision: Broadband India Forum

Tech companies and telecom operators have clashed on the issue of captive private 5G networks, a lucrative business in fifth-generation services.

published on : 27th June 2022

5G auction: Fight for spectrum between Telecom Service providers and tech companies gets bitter

Technology companies welcomed the government’s move to allocate the 5G spectrum to private enterprises and said it will gear up digital transformation and generate more job opportunities.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Private 5G networks will be an additional source of revenue, enterprises tell Government

The telecom regulator (Trai) in its recommendations on the 5G spectrum auction suggested the Department of Telecom (DoT) should allow Indian enterprises to build private 5G networks.

published on : 9th June 2022

Hope to start broadband internet services on SpiceJet aircraft soon: CMD

The airline has a fleet of 91 aircraft, out of which 13 are Max planes and 46 are older versions of Boeing 737 aircraft, according to its website.

published on : 23rd May 2022

‘Private 5G networks not to impact telcos’ revenue’

India needs private 5G networks to accelerate digital transformation in the field of manufacturing, healthcare, education and agriculture, said Broadband India Forum on Friday.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Jio ties up with Luxembourg firm to offer affordable broadband services

Jio Platforms will own a 51 per cent stake in the joint venture while SES, a leading global satellite-based content connectivity solutions provider will own a 49 per cent stake.

published on : 15th February 2022

Airtel says network outage was for 5 minutes ; fully normalised in 10 mins 

Several Airtel users on Twitter complained that both their mobile data and broadband connection stopped working.

published on : 11th February 2022

Telecom reforms to spur liquidity, create enabling environment for 5G investments: Economic Survey

Economic Survey outlined the structural and procedural reforms undertaken in the Indian telecom sector that represents the world's second-largest telecommunication market.

published on : 31st January 2022

In blow to telecoms, California's net neutrality law upheld

This means California can continue its ban on internet providers slowing down or blocking access to websites and applications that don’t pay for premium service.

published on : 29th January 2022

Public wifi hotspots have potential to generate 2-3 cr jobs this year: Telecom Secretary 

Public wifi hostspots have immense potential to act as catalysts for the rural economy and propel socio-economic growth.

published on : 22nd January 2022

OneWeb, Hughes sign 6-year pact to provide satellite broadband services in India 

The services in India will be provided by Hughes and Bharti Airtel joint venture Hughes Communications India Private Ltd.

published on : 20th January 2022

Government to provide high-speed internet to 83 lakh households

This will help not only the Tier-II cities but also cater to the rural areas of the state.

published on : 27th November 2021

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX sets up broadband subsidiary in India, plans to apply for licence 

SpaceX's satellite broadband arm Starlink aims to start broadband services in India from December 2022.

published on : 1st November 2021

Unbundling of layers to bolster competition, efficiency: Broadband India Forum on TRAI riders

The telecom regulator has suggested that a separate authorisation be created for access network provider to offer network services on a wholesale basis.

published on : 20th August 2021

Broadband India Forum welcomes TRAI recommendations on Net Neutrality

The organization also agreed to TRAI’s recommendation of formation of an industry led multi-stakeholder body for enforcement and monitoring work in a collaborative framework.

published on : 29th November 2017