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Govt brings private sector on board to impart skill training to Haryana youth

District-level agency will be reconstituted to create a comprehensive skill development plan for each district: Chief secretary

In association with the Jaquar Foundation, Manesar, a plumber lab has already been established in the campus of ITI in Panipat, while Samsung has set up an air-conditioning lab in ITI Gurugram. Maruti Suzuki has set up a geoinformatics lab in the campus of ITI Gurugram. (HT file photo)
Updated on May 08, 2023 11:53 PM IST
By, Chandigarh

U.P. chief secy flags off ‘Capacity building workshop on 5G’

Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra inaugurated a ?Capacity building workshop on 5G? and urged the telecom department to roll out 5G in Uttar Pradesh as quickly as possible. 5G internet services will be introduced in several cities within the next few months.

U.P. chief secretary Durga Shankar Mishra inaugurated the ‘Capacity Building Workshop on 5G’ at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, in Lucknow, on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 08:20 PM IST
By, Lucknow

When will Vodafone Idea launch 5G service? Kumar Mangalam Birla hints…

With Vodafone Idea being the only private telecom provider lacking 5G, the company is now well behind in the race to the next-generation service.

Kumar Mangalam Birla is chairman of Aditya Birla Group.(YouTube/@IIT Bombay Official Channel)
Published on Apr 16, 2023 01:45 PM IST

Will IPL’s digital tryst alter TV as we know it?

JioCinema said it broke all records as the concurrent viewership (people watching at the same time) for the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals on April 12 touched 2.2 crore. This was way higher than what Disney+ Hotstar achieved when it owned the digital rights for IPL, it said

India’s pay TV homes have dropped from 120 million to 110 million in the last few years. Of the country’s 200 million TV homes, nearly 50 million are DD Free Dish users who watch only free-to-air channels. It’s not clear how many of these unaccounted 40 million homes are cord cutters. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 12:55 AM IST
ByShuchi Bansal

Britain aims nationwide 5G Plus by 2030 but there might be this glitch

Britain aims to achieve nationwide 5G Plus coverage by 2030, with no set number of network operators needed for competition.

All four of Britain's mobile networks are rolling out 5G.(Representational)
Published on Apr 11, 2023 01:48 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi

Saharanpur to have U.P’s first telecom CoE

The main objective of the CoE is to develop and promote new technology in the field of telecommunications

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 11:41 PM IST
By, Lucknow

First Principles | How Indian telcos are cracking the 5G challenge

It appears that an altogether different business model may emerge out of India even after the recent hiccups faced by the Adani Group once poised to emerge as a significant player in the enterprise telecom space.

Indian telcos may just show the world how to work with tight-fisted customers and still make money. (Reuters)
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 05:32 PM IST

Airtel invites customers to experience power of 5G at its stores

Airtel was the first company to launch 5G services in the country and today its services are available across 20 states. The company is rolling out its services in a phased manner and continues to construct its network in the country.

Airtel has taken the lead to simplify the new technology for customers and get them to experience the real difference of 5G.(Airtel)
Updated on Mar 09, 2023 06:34 PM IST

Jio aims to be world's largest affordable 5G standalone only network in 2023

"Jio will be the largest 5G SA (standalone) only network operator in the world in the second half of 2023, ensuring that all advanced services and capabilities are available affordably to the masses," Reliance Jio's President Mathew Oommen said.

A man walks across the LED board showing the logo of Jio(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 03, 2023 12:11 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Race to 6G: South Korea aims roll out by 2028; Where India stands?

5G technology is still a new technology and competition for development sixth generation of mobile cellular technology - the 6G- has started. Where is India in the race?

6G is the new development in mobile cellular technology. (Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay )
Published on Feb 24, 2023 08:26 PM IST

Reliance Jio announces ‘largest ever’ 5G launch in 50 cities. Check out list

The company said it will invite Jio users from these cities to join the welcome offer where they will get to enjoy unlimited data experience at more than 1 Gbps speed.

The Jio spokesperson claimed the current launch of 5G services is the largest in the world.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 24, 2023 02:16 PM IST
BySnehashish Roy

5G, Artemis mission to Musk's Twitter takeover: Top 5 moments from sci-tech

In this year-ender, we have selected five defining moments in science and technology in 2022. These events not only alter our perceptions and understanding of the world, but they will also have a long-term impact on our lives in the coming years.

NASA's Orion capsule is drawn to the well deck of the U.S.S. Portland after it splashed down following a successful uncrewed Artemis I Moon Mission.(Mario Tama / REUTERS)
Published on Dec 24, 2022 12:25 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

5G activated in 50 cities, including Delhi: Govt | See list

According to the government data, the cities are spread across 13 states and a Union territory (Delhi). Of these, as many as 33 cities/towns are in Gujarat, the data showed.

Representative Image
Published on Dec 14, 2022 03:56 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Reliance Jio True 5G launched in Delhi-NCR

In a statement announcing the launch, the telecom giant said it is the first operator to provide services of the next-gen technology across the national capital and surrounding areas.

Visitors at the Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. booth at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi. (Bloomberg)
Published on Nov 18, 2022 07:42 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Is 5G draining your smartphone's battery? Follow these tips

Non-standalone 5G services give hi-speed 5G internet connectivity but calls and messages are through 4G or 3G networks only. Thus the use of two different types of devices being connected to two different networks continuously can become the reason for high battery consumption.

Visitors at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi where Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, announced the launch of 5G services in India.(Bloomberg)
Published on Nov 17, 2022 07:15 PM IST
By | Written by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Airtel users in Gurugram, enjoy 5G Plus services at these locations in city

The telecom giant's 5G network, launched in eight cities on October 6, now covers Gurugram as well.

Airtel's 5G services began on October 6, in eight cities.
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 11:06 AM IST

Reliance Jio adds Bengaluru, Hyderabad to its True 5G network

The telecom giant's 5G services, rolled out in October, are now available in eight cities, of which the other six are Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Varanasi, and Nathdwara (Rajasthan).

Visitors at the Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. booth at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi. (Bloomberg)
Updated on Nov 11, 2022 12:33 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Over 1 million registrations for 5G network since launch: Airtel

The telecom operator commenced its Airtel 5G Plus network in 4 cities on October 6.

Airtel 5G Plus services are available in 8 cities
Published on Nov 02, 2022 04:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

These OnePlus smartphones now compatible with Reliance Jio 5G: Report

You can check this latest update by going to the system update option given in the settings of OnePlus smartphone. This update is being rolled out for some users only.

OnePlus 10R 5G smartphone has now got update making it 5G ready.(OnePlus)
Published on Oct 24, 2022 04:07 PM IST
By | Written by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Reliance Jio unveils ‘True 5G’ powered Wi-Fi

Akash Ambani said in an official statement that with the new service, Jio is trying to provide 5G experience to as many users as possible and does not want to limit 5G services to only select users.

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited chairman Akash Ambani and his wife Shloka Mehta at the Shrinathji Temple town for starting the company's 5G powered Wi-Fi services.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 22, 2022 06:09 PM IST
By | Written by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Do you have a Vivo smartphone? Software update to enable 5G coming this month

In India, 5G was launched by PM Narendra Modi on October 1. Two companies – Bharti Airtel and Reliance – have rolled out their respective services in select cities.

A Vivo logo is seen at a shopping mall in Shanghai, (REUTERS/Used only for representation)
Published on Oct 20, 2022 02:31 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Explained: How Airtel's 5G service differs from Reliance Jio's standalone 5G

Airtel calls its 5G service as ‘5G Plus’ and promises to ‘redefine the way people communicate, live, work, connect and play for years to come.’ While Jio asserts its 5G being‘True-5G network’ and it runs on the Standalone network.

Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel is currently the main competitor in 5G telecom market in India.(HT File Photo)
Published on Oct 18, 2022 06:35 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Reliance Jio ropes in Ericsson to partner in building its standalone 5G network

The announcement follows the allocation of 5G spectrum in the recently concluded auctions in India and the subsequent launch of 5G services in India.

Earlier, Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of the Reliance Industries Ltd., announced the launch of 5G during the annual general meeting on Aug. 29, 2022.(Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)
Published on Oct 17, 2022 04:58 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Only 5% of mobile users want to switch to 5G technology this year?

The survey stresses the government should work with telecom providers and keep the 5G prices low and work with device makers to find ways of making as many device models compliant through the software updates and keep the prices of entry level 5G devices low.

Visitors at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi where Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, announced the launch of 5G services in India.(Bloomberg)
Published on Oct 14, 2022 12:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

iPhone users in India to get access to 5G in December: Apple

In a statement on Wednesday, the company said India's recently-launched 5G services will be enabled in iPhones 12, 13, 14, and SE. This will be done via a software upgrade, it added.

Apple said on Wednesday 5G will be enabled in its iPhones in India in December (Representative Image/AFP)
Updated on Oct 12, 2022 01:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Do you want to use Reliance's 5G services? Here's how to access the network

The telecom giant launched its services for beta testing to select customers on October 5, on the occasion of Dussehra. These are available in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Varanasi.

At present, Reliance is testing services  of its Jio True 5G in 4 cities (Representative Image)
Published on Oct 10, 2022 07:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Airtel 5G launched in eight cities. Check yours in the list

Airtel informed that its services will work on any 5G handset and the existing SIM that customers have.

Airtel promises to offer 20 to 30 times higher speeds.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 06:36 PM IST
By | Written by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar | Edited by Aryan Prakash

This Diwali, buy Xiaomi's 11T Pro 5G at discount of over 10,000. Here's how

On paying from your Bank of Baroda card, you get ₹7,400 off instantly. However, you can save a further ₹3,000 by purchasing through an exchange order.

Xiaomi's 11 T Pro 5G is available at an attractive discount (Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 12:05 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Reliance Jio to begin beta trial of 5G services in these 4 cities from tomorrow

The company will send an invite to customers under Jio True 5G Welcome Offer to try its 5G services, and the subscribers will get unlimited 5G data with up to 1 gigabit per second speed.

Visitors at the Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. booth at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Oct 04, 2022 06:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

India will take lead in 6G, says telecom minister day after 5G launch

Speaking to news agency ANI, Vaishnaw said, “As per the PM’s desires, India will take a lead in 6G.”

A day ago, Vaishnaw said 5G services would bring fundamental changes across several sectors.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 09:45 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
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