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Singapore launches $29.5 million initiative to test applications for 5G networks
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Singapore launches $29.5 million initiative to test applications for 5G networks

Singapore will pick a telecoms company to be the first to mass-market 5G networks by the end of the first quarter.

CAG finds shortcomings in spectrum allocations in 2015 on first-cum-first-service basis, losses to exchequer
Business

CAG finds shortcomings in spectrum allocations in 2015 on first-cum-first-service basis, losses to exchequer

The auditor found that a set of the spectrum was allocated to a telecom operator in 2015 on the first-cum-first-service (FCFS) basis in contravention to the recommendations of a committee

Rafale controversy: Supreme Court verdict is no clean chit to govt; deal may be ill-advised without being illegal
India

Rafale controversy: Supreme Court verdict is no clean chit to govt; deal may be ill-advised without being illegal

The Supreme Court’s Rafale deal judgment is what I would like to call a judgment delivered out of “institutional trauma”.

Manmohan Singh remains king of Teflon-coated morality as court finds ex-coal secy HC Gupta guilty in another case
Politics

Manmohan Singh remains king of Teflon-coated morality as court finds ex-coal secy HC Gupta guilty in another case

Manmohan Singh, who preferred to keep himself at an “arm’s length” from all scandals is in no position to issue a certificate of propriety to anyone.

Airtel Africa appoints JP Morgan, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs among eight global banks to work on IPO plan
Business

Airtel Africa appoints JP Morgan, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs among eight global banks to work on IPO plan

Airtel Africa operates in 14 countries across Africa where it offers 2G, 3G and 4G mobile services and mobile commerce through 'Airtel Money'.

Twitter rolls out Twitter Lite to 21 more countries enabled with push notification
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Twitter rolls out Twitter Lite to 21 more countries enabled with push notification

The app also is said to allow its users to use Night mode and bookmark tweets which can be saved for later.

Over 43,000 villages in India without mobile services, says telecom minister Manoj Sinha
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Over 43,000 villages in India without mobile services, says telecom minister Manoj Sinha

At 9,940, Odisha accounting for the highest number of villages without mobile phone connectivity

Aircel-Maxis case: ED says Rajeshwar Singh received call from Dubai regarding case being investigated by agency
Business

Aircel-Maxis case: ED says Rajeshwar Singh received call from Dubai regarding case being investigated by agency

ED said that a report related to the matter was generated by an intelligence agency "about this call which was duly clarified by the directorate that the phone call was related to an ongoing investigation".

Jio 4G network will soon cover 99% of India's population, surpassing 2G coverage: Report
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Jio 4G network will soon cover 99% of India's population, surpassing 2G coverage: Report

Jio's partnership with Samsung will look to provide a fully digital landscape in India in which IoT is expected to play a big part.

2G spectrum verdict: Govt may have to pay up 'hefty bill' if telcos go for arbitration, say reports
Business

2G spectrum verdict: Govt may have to pay up 'hefty bill' if telcos go for arbitration, say reports

Media reports say Loop Telecom is likely to restart the arbitration proceedings and the case seeking damages with TDSAT

Full text of special court's judgment in 2G spectrum scam case: 'Huge scam seen by everyone where there was none'
India

Full text of special court's judgment in 2G spectrum scam case: 'Huge scam seen by everyone where there was none'

A special court acquitted A Raja and Kanimozhi as well as businessmen and executives accused of bribery in the 2008 allocation of 2G telecom spectrum, an alleged scam that contributed to the Congress-led UPA's defeat in the 2014 parliamentary elections.

2G spectrum scam judgment: Lawyers differ on verdict, some call it 'unfortunate', others say it was 'never a scam'
India

2G spectrum scam judgment: Lawyers differ on verdict, some call it 'unfortunate', others say it was 'never a scam'

Varied views were expressed by legal experts on a special court verdict acquitting all accused including A Raja and Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum scam cases.

RK Nagar bypoll: Cash still king as politicos lure voters, stay one step ahead of EC's flying squads
Politics

RK Nagar bypoll: Cash still king as politicos lure voters, stay one step ahead of EC's flying squads

The electorate realises that barring a few new roads, electing Jayalalithaa did not result in significant benefits for RK Nagar.

2G spectrum verdict: Congress blames BJP, Vinod Rai for 'propaganda'; CBI, ED to appeal against acquittal of all accused
India

2G spectrum verdict: Congress blames BJP, Vinod Rai for 'propaganda'; CBI, ED to appeal against acquittal of all accused

The ED had registered money laundering cases in the 2G case based on CBI FIRs. The central probe agency said the special CBI court "failed to appreciate a number of factors which, inter alia, position the offence of money laundering as standalone offence.

2G spectrum scam judgment: The What, Why, How and What next of the case involving A Raja and Kanimozhi
India

2G spectrum scam judgment: The What, Why, How and What next of the case involving A Raja and Kanimozhi

After the special CBI court acquitted all accused in the 2G spectrum scam, a look at the judgment and what happens next in the case.

2G spectrum scam verdict updates: After acquittal, A Raja says whole case was 'cooked up'; Kanimozhi feels 'relieved of huge burden'
Politics

2G spectrum scam verdict updates: After acquittal, A Raja says whole case was 'cooked up'; Kanimozhi feels 'relieved of huge burden'

A special court in New Delhi is likely to decide on Thursday the fate of former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and several others in the much-anticipated 2G spectrum allocation scam cases.

2G spectrum scam verdict: Congress demands apology from BJP; Manmohan Singh slams 'massive propaganda' against UPA
India

2G spectrum scam verdict: Congress demands apology from BJP; Manmohan Singh slams 'massive propaganda' against UPA

Buoyed by the 2G spectrum case verdict, the Congress on Thursday said that truth has finally prevailed and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley apologise to the nation for the BJP's alleged "propaganda and lies" on the issue.

Raja, Kanimozhi, 17 others acquitted in 2G spectrum case: A primer on bureaucrats, politicians and businessmen affected by verdict
India

Raja, Kanimozhi, 17 others acquitted in 2G spectrum case: A primer on bureaucrats, politicians and businessmen affected by verdict

A special CBI court is likely to announce the verdict on Thursday in the 2G spectrum allocation cases involving former telecom minister A Raja, DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura, Raja's private secretary RK Chandolia and others.

2G spectrum scam judgment sees all 19 accused acquitted: CBI's latest miss part of a long list of failures
India

2G spectrum scam judgment sees all 19 accused acquitted: CBI's latest miss part of a long list of failures

The special judge had harsh words for the CBI in the 2G spectrum scam case. Unfortunately this isn't the first time the CBI's efforts have been criticised.