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Dish Launches 5G Wireless Service to Consumers in Las Vegas: Details

Dish Network launched its 5G service to consumers in Las Vegas on Wednesday after several months of delays as the telecom firm tries to build out a nationwide network and reduce its reliance on T-Mobile. The service — dubbed “Project Genesis” — was initially supposed to launch in the city in September and help cut dependence […]

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PM Modi Hails India as an Investment Destination for Semiconductors Tech

Hailing India for being an attractive investment destination for semiconductor technologies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country’s own consumption of semiconductors is expected to cross $80 billion (roughly Rs. 6,10,910 crore) by 2026 and may touch $110 billion (roughly Rs.8,40,000 crore) by 2030. PM Modi said that the country is building a digital infrastructure to […]

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5G Spectrum Auction in India to Be Held in June, Says Telecom Minister

The government is likely to hold 5G spectrum auction in early June, telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Thursday. The minister said that the Department of Telecom is working as per expected timeline and the process is on to resolve industry concerns around spectrum pricing. Asked about the schedule of the spectrum auction, Vaishnaw said […]

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Features

5G: Is It Truly Green, or Will It Burn Up More Resources?

The tech industry has long tried to align with the green movement, though its leaders are often accused of spouting nebulous slogans and making hard-to-test pledges. The Mobile World Congress, an industry get-together in Barcelona, certainly saw some sloganeering. But Huawei, Orange and industry body GSMA attempted to flesh out some of the green claims […]

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Opinion

OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro Launch Impressions

A global pandemic doesn’t seem to have been enough to deter OnePlus from going ahead with launching its latest phones, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, via a video stream on Tuesday. The biggest problem with this launch is that the products aren’t going to be available for a while – especially in India, […]

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Opinion

The $84 Billion Dilemma Vexing India’s Three Telecom Tycoons

After racking up $59 billion (roughly Rs. 4,10,000 crores) of net debt to survive a brutal war in the world’s second-biggest phone-services market, some of India’s billionaires are bracing for more as their next battle looms: 5G. India seeks to raise $84 billion (roughly Rs. 5,80,000 crores) this year from a sale of airwaves – […]

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