Even though 4G networks in India have not been a real success, thanks to poor deployment and connectivity and also due to high charges, Nokia is in talks with various telecom companies to provide 5G networks in India.
While major telecos are still investing into 4G technology trying to get it up to speed with other countries, with respect to network and infrastructure.
5G technology is leaps and bounds ahead of current gen networks and, many countries are already investing heavily in the technology. With 5G users can attain 100 megabit per second speed and the infrastructure can handle 1000 times more data traffic.
India is expected to initiate 5G by 2020 [...]
With 4G gaining speed slowly here in India, we’re already looking at the possibility of 5G coming sooner than expected. There is no doubt that the next step to fast, wireless network is 5G. The question is how quickly that may happen. Though it is highly unlikely that 5G would be introduced by next year, it will not, however, it has not stopped smartphone makers to prepare for it.
The whole idea behind 5G comes as a ‘what can we add’ when looking at 4G. 4G connections tend to drain battery life in a flash and 5G would look to solve this by making it more energy efficient.
Aircel is gearing up to launch 4G services between October and December. The launch is expected to revive the otherwise gloomy telecom market.
Aircel, which is looking for a strategic partnership with companies such as MTS India, will invest $500 million to launch TD-LTE services in Chennai.
Aircel will not only launch 4G dongles, but will also provide super fast broadband connections on the basis of 4G technology and would also provide services for education, video on demand and health care. It is creating and leasing its own fiber-optic infrastructure and is more less adapting a model similar to Reliance whose subsidiary InfoTel has obtained 4G licenses in [...]
Tata DOCOMO, the unified telecom brand of Tata Teleservices Ltd, today launched an offer to reward its loyal prepay GSM customers across Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh circle. Under this offer, customers on basis of their age on Tata DOCOMO network will be given additional talk-time on every recharge they make.
Customers who have spent upto 90 days on Tata DOCOMO network, will be given 100% talk-time on any recharge above Rs 101. Similarly, customers between 91 days to 180 days, will get same benefit on any recharge above Rs 51. Customers with age on network (AON) between 181 days [...]
Nokia and Siemens HSPA+ Multiflow may offer some relief for those pesky tower to tower transitions during transit. delivering double the data speed and up to 50 percent faster response compared to existing HSPA+ networks, says Nokia Siemens.
Multiflow allows compatible devices on the edge of a cell to connect to two sites simultaneously, letting your device send and receive data between two base stations at once. The technology need not be changed, infact Multiflow will be available as a software update for Single RAN systems, as soon as Nokia Siemens pushes it in the second half of 2013
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RIM founder and CEO Mike Lazaridis takes out time and apologizes for the service outages for Blackberry services this week. In a video address published today, Lazaridis acknowledged that RIM services were out of functionality due to server losses this week, but assured that his company is working hard to remedy the situation.
We’ve let many of you down, event though services are approaching normal levels across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, but could not give an estimate as to when RIM may see full global recovery. It’s too soon to say that this issue is fully resolved”
China, as a country has banned Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Foursquare. Its newest target has been the Google+ service, which promises to give a better social networking experience than Facebook. A Chinese Internet Analyst Sage Brennan had this to say:
[quote]This was the quickest blockage I can remember … The speed with which they moved to block Google+ was surprising, but I couldn’t be less surprised to see it blocked.[/quote]
China has discouraged the use of online forums with a political tinge and has been wary of all foreign [...]
US Telecom giant At&T will buy rival company T-mobile from Deutsche Telekom for a whopping $39 Billion. At the end of this deal, AT&T will have a total of 130 million Subscribers making it the largest company in the United States. In the Deal the German company will be getting $25 billion in cash and $14 billion in stock, giving it an 8 percent stake in AT&T .
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AT&T to Acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom
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Lots of people today are looking for a new computer. Their reasons for doing so are varied but there are many common complaints that people have with old computers. The primary complaint i receive from users is that their computer is ‘too slow’. While the day to day tasks of the end-user remain pretty much the same (using Microsoft Office, surfing the web, watching movies,playing games etc.), the computing power required to perform those tasks has increased significantly. So does this mean that your old desktop/laptop is now useless and obsolete? Should you throw it away or let it collect dust in a corner? NO. There are many uses for an old computer, a few of which i [...]