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Realme launches India’s first 5G-enabled smartphone

The Chinese smart-phone manufacturer Realme recently introduced India’s first 5G-enabled smartphone, which is named as ‘Realme X50 Pro’. The flagship smartphone was also simultaneously launched in Spain. The phone can switch to 5G when is outside India via ‘Smart 5G’, as 5G is not completely available in India, yet. It can be still used in ..

DoT launches ‘5G Hackathon’

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) of the Ministry of Communication has recently launched ‘5G Hackathon’ in association with government and industry stakeholders. The Hackathon aims to convert new ideas into feasible 5-G products and solutions in the country. All students, start-ups, SMEs, academic institutions and registered companies in India and even NRIs can participate in ..

Huawei gets Government Nod for participating in 5G Trails

The Chinese multinational technology company, Huawei has received the nod from the Government of India for participating in the 5G trails slated for the early part of next year. The move for allowing participation of Huawei in the 5G trails ended months of speculations after the Minister of Communication and Electronics and Information, Ravi Shankar ..

Telecom dept may approach TRAI on spectrum recommendations

The department of telecommunications (DoT) may approach the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for reviewing its recommendations on the quantum and pricing of spectrum to be offered in the airwave auctions, scheduled for the current financial year (2019-20). Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has asked the Centre to reserve the 100 MHz quantity of 5G ..

Gurugram hosts Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS)

The 13th edition of the Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) has started in Gurugram at the DLF Golf & Country Club till November 6. It is for the first time  India is hosting the summit with theme “A 5G Mindset For Golf’s Future In Asia”. The summit is supported by the Union Ministry of Tourism ..

Wipro partners with IISc on robotics and 5G

Wipro has partnered with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to conduct advanced applied research in autonomous systems – robotics and 5G. Both the organizations have jointly set up a hybrid industry-academia collaboration unit – Wipro IISc Research and Innovation Network (WIRIN) – which will drive idea discovery, research and innovation in technology and product ..

Prasar Bharati signs MoU with IIT Kanpur for research collaboration in newly emerging technologies

Prasar Bharati has signed MoU with IIT Kanpur for research collaboration in newly emerging technologies and broadcasting-related areas in New Delhi. The move is likely to boost research activities in the broadcasting field. Direct to mobile broadcasting, Convergence of 5G, Artificial Intelligence Incubation Centre by Prasar Bharati and student internship for students of IIT Kanpur ..

RBI launches a 5G Lab for banking and financial sector

The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), an arm of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has launched a 5G Use Cases Lab for banking and financial sector. The use of 5G will change a range of technologies and applications including point of sale machines in the banking sector which were now using ..