UKI-FNI News

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UK Delegation Visit
July 28, 2022

UK National Cyber Security Centre and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office visit IISc Bangalore and BT India Innovation Centre

Visit by representatives from the UK National Cyber Security Centre and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to IISc Bangalore and BT India Innovation Centre

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VISIT OF UK CATAPULT DELEGATION
May 26, 2022

UKI-FNI Project hosts UK Catapult Delegation at BT India Research Centre in IISc Bangalore.

As part of our outreach and collaboration with key agencies of government and industry, Professor K.V.S Hari from the EPSRC  UKI-FNI project was delighted to host Andy Sellars, Strategic Development […]

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December 9, 2021

Bangalore visit

Prof K V S Hari had a visit from the following members to ECE, IISc Bangalore on 30 Nov: Karen McLuskie, Deputy Director for Technology, British High Commission New Delhi […]

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October 25, 2021

UEA leads on UK-INDIA Future Telecom Network partnership

A £1.4-million project led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) will support the integration of high-speed communications networks in India.

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October 25, 2021

UK-India collaborations announced during Foreign Secretary visit

Two UK-India collaborations have been announced to boost 5G networks and future generations of telecoms.

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TelecomTV News

10 August 2022, 4:16 pm

What’s up with… Inmarsat & Viasat, BT, human augmentation

UK authorities go after Inmarsat-Viasat mergerBT scores £32m contract for nuclear power site SellafieldWork culture changes to boost human augmentation market …

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10 August 2022, 3:45 pm

Türk Telekom and KT unite for 5G R&D and content push

Türk Telekom and KT will study 5G capabilities togetherThey will also jointly support tech startups and explore media content opportunitiesThe pair retain stro…

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9 August 2022, 4:08 pm

What’s up with… FCC, Spirent, HPE and VMware

The FCC to mull new rules addressing space debrisSpirent Communications launches new Wi-Fi equipment testing serviceHPE and VMware offer taste of documentary o…

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9 August 2022, 4:06 pm

Head of China’s homegrown microprocessor industry fund arrested in fraud scandal

Plan to “leapfrog” developments in the semiconductor industry could fall flat on its face“Big Fund” financing model “ripe for corruption”Echoes of 2006’s Hanxi…

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9 August 2022, 2:57 pm

Eyes on the prize: BT pioneers four-carrier aggregation on a 5G standalone network

UK operator BT claims the European 5G crown following latest SA trialThe company sees great potential for novel enterprise services, boosted by 5G SAThe move d…

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Mobile World Live News

11 August 2022, 7:42 am

Telstra raises outlook for fiscal 2023

Telstra CEO Andy Penn highlighted the strong performance of its core business in fiscal 2022 ...

The post Telstra raises outlook for fiscal 2023 appeared first on Mobile World Live.

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11 August 2022, 7:27 am

Mobile, enterprise fuel KT, SKT growth

The two largest mobile players in South Korea recorded strong 5G subscriber gains in Q2, ...

The post Mobile, enterprise fuel KT, SKT growth appeared first on Mobile World Live.

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10 August 2022, 4:27 pm

Roaming IoT connections tipped for surge

Juniper Research predicted massive growth for IoT roaming data over the next five years, as ...

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10 August 2022, 3:14 pm

Airtel Africa plans investment with new debt provision

Operator group Airtel Africa opened a $125 million credit facility with financial services provider Citi, ...

The post Airtel Africa plans investment with new debt provision appeared first on Mobile World Live.

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10 August 2022, 3:02 pm

Samsung makes latest foldable push with 2 devices

Electronics giant Samsung claimed to be leading the foldable smartphone market into the mainstream as ...

The post Samsung makes latest foldable push with 2 devices appeared first on Mobile World Live.

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India Times - Telecom News

11 August 2022, 2:32 am

CSC stops BharatNet fibre maintenance as dues mount

CSC stopped operation and maintenance (O&M) work for BBNL in June after the contract between the two parties ended, sources said. An audit of the O&M work done by CSC is currently underway, after which the dues, which have been pending for more than a year, will be released, the sources added.

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11 August 2022, 1:51 am

ITI loss widens to Rs 99.7 crore in Apr-June

The consolidated revenue from operations of ITI Limited fell by 27.5 per cent to Rs 166.28 crore during the reported quarter from Rs 229.42 crore in June 2021 quarter.

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11 August 2022, 1:48 am

EMF norms: Telcos seek global standards

“We submit that while prevailing stringent EMF norms might have been implementable for 2G and 3G technologies, the same will not be feasible with 5G and beyond technologies, as these technologies will be primarily deployed in higher spectrum frequencies of C-Band and mmWave band,” the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said in a letter to telecom secretary K Rajaraman.

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10 August 2022, 12:52 pm

Telcos, handset players spar over e-Sim in smartphones over Rs10K

The telecom operators had reached out to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) last month to direct handset makers to introduce E-SIMs, in addition to the physical SIM slots, in all devices costing Rs 10,000 and above. Telcos had cited an increase in price of SIM cards by 4-5 times due to the semiconductor shortage and hoarding by some players.

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10 August 2022, 10:49 am

Airtel Africa inks $125-mn credit facility with Citi to back investments in four units

“The facility is in line with our strategy to raise debt in our local operating companies and will include both local currency and US dollar-denominated debt," Bharti Airtel’s Africa arm said in a statement Wednesday.

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