Brokerage firm Morgan Stanley said the draft of the new telecom policy has provided for increased fibre rollouts, additional spectrum that will quicken 4G/ 5G spread, simplified regulatory framework, made provisions for local manufacturing and aims bring in comprehensive data protection regime. The telecom department on Wednesday unveiled the broad contours of the next telecom […]
Facebook on Tuesday gave its popular Messenger app the ability to translate missives in real time, deploying artificial intelligence to enable text conversations between people using different languages. Messenger has become a tool for businesses to connect with customers, and the ability to converse with customers in a variety of languages could help bump up […]
US online retail giant Amazon has made a formal offer to buy a 60 per cent stake in India’s leading e-commerce marketplace Flipkart, according to a report by CNBC TV18 which cited sources. Amazon’s offer to acquire a majority stake in Flipkart comes at a time when rival Walmart is close to completing a $12 […]
Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Wednesday extended the interim protection of Karti, son of former finance minister P. Chidambaram in connection with Aircel Maxis Case. The court will hear the matter on July 10, after the same will be heard by the Supreme Court on July 2. On March 24, Karti Chidambaram was granted an […]
Cutting telecom levies to below 10 per cent and speedy implementation of the proposed new telecom policy will be crucial for attracting USD 100 billion investment as envisaged in the NTP draft, COAI said today. The government last evening released the draft of the new telecom policy (NTP) – ‘National Digital Communications Policy 2018′ — […]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is working on a feature that allows users to clear their browsing history from the site and prevent it from keeping tabs on link clicks going forward. Zuckerberg warned that the service won’t be quite as good if users take this step, as it has to relearn their […]
The draft of National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2018 aka National Digital Communications Policy 2018 has been uploaded for public consultations on the Department of Telecom’s (DoT) website late Tuesday night.
The Telecom Commission (TC) on Tuesday approved various issues including in-flight connectivity and internet telephony and telephone ombudsman for addressing customer complaints.
WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum has put out word that he is leaving Facebook, which bought the smartphone messaging service four years ago for $19 billion.
Apple Inc on Tuesday reported resilient iPhone sales in the face of waning global demand and promised $100 billion in additional stock buybacks, reassuring investors that its decade-old smartphone invention had life in it yet.
Domestic air travellers will soon be able to talk as well as surf the internet while flying as the Telecom Commission on Tuesday accepted the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (Trai’s) recommendations to allow in-flight connectivity (IFC). However, the system will not be an extension of the services being provided by mobile operators. And the […]
You can soon make calls or surf the internet aboard an aircraft, as the Telecom Commission (TC) on Tuesday approved a proposal for in-flight mobile services.