Telecommunication Current Affairs, GK & News

ITU Regional Standardization Forum in New Delhi

International Telecommunication Union’s Regional Standardization Forum for Asia and Oceania region was inaugurated by Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan, in New Delhi. This forum started from August 8, 2022. It is being hosted by Ministry of Communications, under the theme- “Regulatory and Policy aspects of Telecommunications”. Highlights of the Forum: According to the ..

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World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

May 17th is celebrated annually as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). Why WTISD is celebrated? To commemorate the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865. Who proclaimed May 17th as WTISD? May 17th is proclaimed as WTISD in 2006 by the International ..

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‘eSanjeevani’: Union Government’s tele-communication service made 2 lakh tele-consultations

Union Government’s digital health service platform “eSanjeevani” recorded two lakh telecommunications. Tamil Nadu tops the list and followed by Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala. Key Highlights On 9th August, the Union Health Ministry had called for a review meeting to commemorate the completion of 1.5 lakh teleconsultation. Right after 10 days, the figure ..

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Corona Virus: GoI launched CoNTeC to connect Doctors in India with AIIMS

On March 28, 2020, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched CoNTec. CoNTeC is COVID-19 Telecommunication Centre. The platform aims to connect the doctors in the country with AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences). Highlights The platform is to be active 24/7. Doctors will be available in the platform throughout to answer queries ..

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India Mobile Congress

India Mobile Congress is the largest mobile technology event in South Asia. It is organized by Department of Telecommunications along with Cellular Operation Association of India (COAI). This year the event is being conducted between October 14, 2019 and October 16, 2019. The Congress brings together Government entities, industries and other ecosystem players. It acts ..

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5G Spectrum Auction by year end

The Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad recently announced that the 5G spectrum auction will be conducted by the year end or early next year. Under 5G spectrum the GoI plans to auction around 8,293 MHz of air waves. The total base prize of the wavelengths is set as Rs 5.86 lakh crore rupees. The ..

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