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Delhi: PWD pegs Wi-Fi project cost at Rs 566 crore

The public works department (PWD) has prepared a cost estimate of Rs 566 crore for the free Wi-Fi project, under which the AAP government aims to provide free internet at hotspots across the city by next March. The estimate covers the costs for installation, running and maintenance of the Wi-Fi facilities. The AAP government has

MTNL offers free Internet to prepaid, broadband customers

MTNL has rolled out a new offer called ‘Christmas Offer’ for its prepaid and broadband users on the occasion of Christmas. The MTNL Christmas Offer provides with unlimited Internet access free of charge to the connections bought between December 25, 2018 and January 31, 2019. The free Internet will be available to the new customers

Commercial 5G pilots in 2021: Cisco

Commercial pilots based on the fifth generation or 5Gtechnology are expected in the country by 2021, and newcomer Reliance Jio has the advantage to transform its telecom network to offer newer technology, a Cisco Systems top executive said. “By 2021, India should finally see 5G commercial pilots,” Cisco Head of Asia Pacific & Japan –

Cisco tops India’s networking market in Q3 2018: IDC

The US-based Cisco Systems has emerged as a leader in India’s networking market with a clear lead over rivals such as Nokia and Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the Ethernet, router and wireless local area network (WLAN) segments in the third quarter of 2018, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) study. “Cisco continues to dominate

Over 1,600 illegal cellphone towers expose civic claims

As many as 1,657 illegal cellphone continue to dot the city’s skyline, exposing the civic body’s repeated claims of removing or regularizing them. Only 238 cellphone towers have been set up in the city after taking proper permissions, the civic administration stated in a written reply to corporator Pramod Bhangire’s query on Friday. In the

America Movil fined $128 million by Mexican telecoms regulator

America Movil, the telecoms giant controlled by the family of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, said on Thursday that it had been fined nearly $128 million by the country’s telecoms regulator, a decision it vowed to fight. In a notice to the Mexican stock exchange, America Movil said its Telmex subsidiary had been slapped with a