Once the deal approval communication comes from the government, Airtel will get an additional 178.5 MHz spectrum in three crucial bands of "1800 MHz, 2100 MHz and 850 MHz" that are widely used for 4G network.
'We are thrilled to be an open-innovation partner to Nokia to work on innovative and creative 5G use cases,' K R Sanjiv, Chief technology Officer, Wipro, said in a statement.
According to experts, launching a "super app" at this juncture would put Reliance in a pole position to create India's WeChat, in the market where others like Snapdeal, Paytm, Freecharge, Flipkart and Hike have failed.
India's mobile phone customer base reached 1.17 billion in November last year, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The broadband user base crossed 500 million users and nearly 97 per cent of them are on wireless connections.
The smartphone houses a 25MP AI-enhanced front camera with "3D AI Beauty Technology" that enhances the accuracy of facial recognition with 296 facial feature points, along with the 16MP+20MP rear dual camera system.
The Minister said that the government is in the process of identifying potential use cases for 5G and sectors like health, education and disaster management, among others, have emerged as frontrunners for 5G adoption.
A new attack campaign originating from computers in China has infiltrated satellite communications, telecoms, geospatial imaging, and defence organisations in the US and Southeast Asia, warns cybersecurity giant Symantec.
Targeted at millennials, Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Tuesday debuted its sub-brand "Realme 1" smartphone in India for Rs 8,990 (3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage model).
The recently-launched Nokia 7 Plus runs the "Android One" platform -- the unmodified Android operating system (OS) with a promise of improved security via frequent updates.
Calling and texting from aircraft will soon become a reality as the Telecom Commission on Tuesday has approved in-flight connectivity, facilitating both voice and data calls and date surfing in Indian airspace, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said here.
IBM recently announced a collaboration with the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) to spur emerging technology skills in the domestic telecom industry.
As part of the agreement, Bharti Airtel will absorb Consumer Mobile Businesses (CMB) of TTSL and TTML across the country in 19 circles (17 under TTSL and two under TTML).
"A team of Maharashtra Cyber, Navi Mumbai Police and Reliance Jio officials are in Rajasthan conducting raids with the help of Rajasthan Police, while a team from QuickHeal is providing technical help in the probe," Rajput said.