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Reliance Jio appoints Shyam Mardikar as group CTO of mobile networks

Mardikar was most recently serving Bharti Airtel as the chief technology officer for mobile networks, based in Gurgaon, for almost 2 years. Reliance Jio Infocomm has appointed Shyam Prabhakar Mardikar as group chief technology officer of mobility, and he will oversee deployment of the company’s 4G networks in the country, said people aware of the matter. ....more

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Spectrum auction for 5G likely in later half of 2019: Telecom Secretary
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