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5G is the fifth generation cellular network technology which is provided via the 5G networks. These are digital cellular networks where the service area to be covered is divided into small geographical areas called cells by the network providers. All 5G wireless devices in every cell will communicate by radio waves with a local antenna ..

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India-ITU Host Country Agreement (HCA)

On 3rd March 2022, Union Minister of Communications, Ashwini Vaishnaw, and Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) signed the Host Country Agreement (HCA). About the agreement HCA was signed in a virtual ceremony during the World Telecommunications Standardization Assembly-20 (WTSA-20) being held in Geneva, Switzerland. HCA provides the legal and financial framework for the ..

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India – ASEAN Digital Work Plan

During the second ADGMIN, India and ASEAN countries have approved the India – ASEAN Digital Work Plan. ADGMIN is ASEAN Digital Ministers meet. The meet was held virtually. About the plan Under the plan, the countries will share their knowledge in the emerging areas of digital technologies such as 5G, Internet of Things, cyber forensics ..

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DoT: Machine-to-Machine Guide

The Department of Telecom, DoT has recently amended the telecom licenses. Through these amendments, the service providers will now roll out machine-to-machine communication. This communication is the major part of 5G technology. About the recent amendments The entry fee for the telecom operators willing to provide the machine to machine services is 30 lakh rupees. ..

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Denmark laws to screen Foreign Investment

Denmark has passed a law to allow the screening of foreign investments so that they do not pose any threats to the National Security. Why the new law? The new law has been legislated to protect the country against Huawei of China and its objectives to build 5G network in the country. However, the law ..

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Telecom Department permits 5G Technology and Spectrum Trials

The Department of Telecommunications recently allowed mobile operators to conduct 5G trials. The Chinese companies, however, have been kept out of the trials. About the Spectrum Trials The Telecom Department has allowed Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and MTNL to conduct trials using 5G technology. These service providers have tied up with original equipment ..

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