Bharti Airtel and Meta have decided to jointly invest in global connectivity infrastructure project that would extend the 2Africa Pearls (a subsea cable) to India. What is 2Africa Pearls? The 2Africa Pearls is one of the largest subsea cable systems ..
Bharti Airtel Ltd has joined “SEA-ME-WE-6 undersea cable consortium”, for scaling up its high-speed global network capacity and serving India’s fast growing digital economy. Key facts Airtel is participating as a major investor in SEA-ME-WE-6. It is anchoring 20% of ..
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The Union Cabinet recently approved revised guidelines for Direct to Home (DTH) broadcasting services. The guidelines allow 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in DTH. Also, it has increased the license period to twenty years. Earlier, it was ten years. What ..
Bharti Airtel Limited and Amazon Web Services, the cloud-based services arm of Amazon, have announced a strategic partnership to provide a basket of clod solutions to the large, small and medium businesses in the country. Details of the Partnership As ..
There was a tussle between the Telecommunication industries and the GoI over the license fee settlement. The Union Budget waived penalty for those who paid their interest charges over the disputed tax liabilities before March 2020. The case over the ..