Ericsson says in talks with Indian telcos on 5G partnerships

Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson said that it is in talks with Indian telecom operators for the deployment of massive MIMO and 5G plug-ins. The vendor is also exploring 5G tie-ups with Indian telcos, having already inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bharti Airtel. The company already has 36 such MoUs with global telecom


India to have 200 crore IoT devices in 4 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Internet of things (IoT) devices in India are expected to increase 10 times to 200 crore in the next 3-4 years, owing to passion for technology among the people, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. The minister said 20 crore IoT instruments are working in the country and the figure is likely to touch


India reiterates concern on strict H1-B visa norms, seeks US Congress’ help

India on Tuesday reiterated its concern to the US over the latest bid to introduce stricter norms for issuance of H1-B visas, which are largely availed by Indian IT firms. The Indian concerns were conveyed during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and a US Congressional delegation from the House Committee on Science,


Former I&B minister accuses ministry of ‘crude censorship’

Former information and broadcasting (I&B) minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday termed the Centre’s removal of two films from an upcoming film festival as ‘extremely unfortunate’, and called out the ministry for practicing ‘crude censorship’. “A very crude censorship is being practised by the I&B ministry. This has never happened in the past,” Tewari told ANI,