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Facebook-Jio deal a positive; concerns around flouting of net neutrality, data safety norms unfounded: Industry forum
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Facebook-Jio deal a positive; concerns around flouting of net neutrality, data safety norms unfounded: Industry forum

Facebook's decision to invest $5.7 billion (about Rs 43,574 crore) in Jio Platforms is a big positive for India's digital services sector, and any apprehension that net neutrality or data protection norms may be flouted or consumer interest harmed, is "erroneous and far-fetched", industry body BIF said on Monday

TRAI recommendations on regulation of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger by Feb-end: Report
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TRAI recommendations on regulation of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger by Feb-end: Report

Last year, TRAI initiated a consultation to explore the regulatory framework for OTT apps.

SatCom policy needs to upgrade as we approach 5G says DoT secy Aruna Sundararajan
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SatCom policy needs to upgrade as we approach 5G says DoT secy Aruna Sundararajan

"Govt is committed to unlocking the potential of satcom to provide affordable and accessible broadband everywhere," said Sundararajan.

5G will only be a reality once adequate fibre connections are installed: BIF
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5G will only be a reality once adequate fibre connections are installed: BIF

India's 5G dream can only become a reality once adequate fibre connections are installed: BIF

Government's move to free up 5 GHz spectrum boosts Wi-Fi hotspots in India
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Government's move to free up 5 GHz spectrum boosts Wi-Fi hotspots in India

BIF said that the move also increases the Wi-Fi capacity for indoor usage from 300 MHz to 605 MHz.

Standards will play a central role when rolling out 5G services, says India's Telecom Secretary
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Standards will play a central role when rolling out 5G services, says India's Telecom Secretary

India currently stands at a crucial juncture as the government is looking to successfully reap the potential benefits of an increasingly digitised economy

Satellite services may be used for broadband connections under Bharat Net Phase II: Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha
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Satellite services may be used for broadband connections under Bharat Net Phase II: Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha

Realising the importance of satcom the government has included it in the second phase of the national broadband network project Bharat Net.

TRAI to announce in-flight connectivity recommendations by the end of December
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TRAI to announce in-flight connectivity recommendations by the end of December

Recommendations on in-flight connectivity to come out by year end or next 15 days," TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma told reporters on Wednesday

H-1B visa: Only 17% of total 85,000 visas issued go to Indian companies
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H-1B visa: Only 17% of total 85,000 visas issued go to Indian companies

Some of the companies which have been named have clarified that there is nothing different this year from earlier years

Broadband India Forum suggests same regulations for OTT and Telecom service providers
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Broadband India Forum suggests same regulations for OTT and Telecom service providers

Advocating free data for increased usage, Broadband India Forum on Thursday sought a level playing field between service providers and over-the-top players.