Pakistan cracks down on ‘immoral’ love chat services
Apr04

Pakistan cracks down on ‘immoral’ love chat services

Pakistan has cracked down on “immoral” love chat services offered by mobile phone firms, stifling hopes of illicit romance within the conservative Muslim united states the place dating is frowned upon. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said the ban was once enforced closing month because of protests from oldsters and lawmakers, but critics warn it is the newest try at creeping censorship. The PTA first pulled...

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Bharti Airtel board approves merger of broadband services subsidiary
Mar10

Bharti Airtel board approves merger of broadband services subsidiary

Telecom major Bharti Airtel Thursday mentioned its board licensed the merger of absolutely owned subsidiary Airtel Broadband services with itself. The amalgamation will probably be subject to approvals, together with clearances from excessive courts, if any, the company said in a filing to the BSE. “The Board of administrators of the corporate has authorized the scheme of amalgamation of Airtel Broadband services non-public...

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DoT looking to intercept encryption services available on smartphones
Mar07

DoT looking to intercept encryption services available on smartphones

India and Israel Web List Posting are likely to come closer in the box of telecommunications as division of Telecommunications (DoT) could rope in a Israeli cyber agency for offering options to intercepting encryption services and products to be had on smartphones. Consistent with a document on engagements of Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal’s discuss with to Tel Aviv in the course of closing month, discussions have been held with...

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Huawei posts strong running revenue for 2013, despite turbulent year
Mar02

Huawei posts strong running revenue for 2013, despite turbulent year

Huawei posts strong operating profit Huawei technologies Co Ltd posted an over 40 % upward push in annual operating profit because the Chinese telecom equipment maker accelerated its presence in rising markets, countering reduced earnings growth hit by way of accusations of cyber-espionage. Huawei, the world’s No.2 telecom gear maker, has had a turbulent year during which it used to be shut out of multi-billion buck network...

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Spectrum auction set for January; revenue target at Rs. 11,000 crore
Feb15

Spectrum auction set for January; revenue target at Rs. 11,000 crore

  The Department of Telecom is likely to conduct the third round of spectrum auction by January and expects to garner a minimum revenue of about Rs. 11,000 crore this fiscal, a top official said. Replying to a query on expected time-line for the next round of spectrum auction, Telecom Secretary MF Farooqui said, “By January this financial year. That’s what we are working for.” He was speaking on the sidelines of...

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