Tag: Telecom

As EU Privacy Law Looms, Debate Swirls on Cyber-Security Impact

Days ahead of the implementation of a sweeping European privacy law, debate is swirling on whether the measure will have negative consequences for cyber-security. The controversy is about the so-called Internet address book or WHOIS directory, which up to now has been a public database identifying the owners of websites and domains. The database will […]

Itel A44, A44 Pro, S42 Now Available With Rs. 1,800 Cashback via Airtel

China-based Transsion Holdings’ brand Itel Mobile on Friday extended its partnership with Airtel under the latter’s Mera Pehla Smartphone initiative. As part of the partnership, Itel’s A44, A44 Pro, and S42 devices will be available for customers at effective prices of Rs. 3,999, Rs. 5,399, and Rs. 6,699, respectively, thanks to instant cashback coupons worth a total of Rs. 1,800 from Airtel. To get the cashback, […]

US FCC Chair Defends Weakening Net Neutrality Despite Senate Vote

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday defended his decision to kill Obama-era net neutrality rules a day after the Senate voted to nullify the rules change. “The best approach is the light-touch approach,” Pai said as he faced criticism from Democratic members of the Senate appropriations committee considering the FCC’s budget. They included Sen. Patrick Leahy, […]

Website Flaw Exposes Real-Time Locations of US Cellphones

A website flaw at a California company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of any AT&T, Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile cellphone in the United States to within hundreds of yards, a security researcher said. The company involved, LocationSmart of Carlsbad, California, operates in a little-known business sector that provides data to […]

Xiaomi Leads Indian Smartphone Market in Q1, Jio Tops Feature Phone Market: IDC

While the smartphone market in India saw a healthy shipment of 30 million units in the first quarter of 2018, Xiaomi maintained its lead with 30.3 percent market share, with Samsung at second place with 25.1 percent share, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Monday. The 4G feature phone market continued to grow at […]

Huawei receives “India’s Most Trusted Telecom Diversified Brand” award for the year 2016

within the brand agree with document, India examine 2016, Huawei has been ranked as ‘India’s most trusted Telecom diverse logo’. The document became collated through TRA research (formerly agree with studies Advisory), a information insights company concerned in discovering of manufacturers. The award recognizes Huawei’s management within the quarter of information and communications technology (ICT). […]

Call Drops: Telecom Minister Says Government Will Keep a Check on Providers

As telecom operators heaved a sigh of comfort after the perfect court docket struck down the watchdog’s order on call drops on Wednesday, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad stated the authorities will hold to keep a check on service companies. “consumers expect the cell operators to offer good services, and as a minister i’m able […]