As part of efforts to prevent malicious attacks against India, the government will begin testing imported telecom devices including handsets, SIM cards, and 3G base stations. But details are still lacking.
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Bharti Airtel is considering legal action against the government after the ban against 3G roaming pacts was enforced again.
Government ruling outlawing telcos' sharing of 3G spectrum will break up their pan-India service coverage, and has exposed the dysfunction that exists in one of the world's biggest telco markets.
The country's government raises 41.6 billion baht from selling 45MHz of 3G spectrum license rights to the three local operators.
The tender for more 3G spectrum is postponed for the fourth time, as the government mulls over a situation where the country's largest telco Telkomsel, is potentially disqualified after it was controversially declared bankrupt.
Government can no longer delay country's 3G auction which will likely take place absence of "legitimacy" concerns over commission and pent up 3G demand from users.
The European Commission has dropped a privacy infringement case against the UK government over BT trials of Phorm behavioural advertising.The government avoided Commission legal action by changing UK privacy legislation, the Commission said in a statement on Thursday.
A government-funded agency is to give 10 UK companies cash to start figuring out how to make money from the rapid proliferation of internet-connected items.The Technology Strategy Board said on Wednesday that the companies, including BT, would each get up to £50,000 to "undertake preparatory studies to better understand how to move towards an application and services marketplace in the 'internet of things'".
Government says 3G roaming agreement signed between operators illegal but operators fight back, demanding refund, say reports.
The mobile operator plans to choose 12 towns for a trial next year that will see it put open femtocells on BT telephone poles in an attempt to boost 3G reception in rural areas
It's one of the world's few markets without public 3G. Its mobile industry combines government-owned and privately-held companies.
A group of ISPs has complained to communications minister Ed Vaizey over BT's pricing and terms and conditions for letting rival broadband providers use its ducts and poles
Smaller providers say the UK's 'fibre tax' system means that BT will win most of the cash the government is offering as subsidies for rural super-fast broadband
Singapore government pushes on with proposed auction for country's fourth 3G license, despite opposition from existing telcos, citing need to ensure efficient use of scarce spectrum.
The auctions of 3G and broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum have come as a US$21.6 billion (INR 1000 billion) bonanza for the Indian government.
With the country's 3G auction ballooning to almost twice the expected price, analysts expect near-term financial strain on operators but see viable business case for 3G.
Government releases bidding rules for fifth license for 3G mobile services, setting reserve price at US$1.4 million and amid protests from market players.
Company may seek a court review of government spectrum plans designed to extend 3G broadband coverage.
The company may seek a court review of government spectrum plans designed to extend 3G broadband coverage
Most businesses in Northern Ireland are to get access to fibre-based next-generation broadband through a joint investment by BT and the NI government
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