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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Airtel gradually reducing dependency on Huawei 4G; set to replace it with Ericsson

Bharti Airtel is likely to replace Huawei with Sweden’s Ericsson for 4G network expansion and modernisation in the Rest of Tamil Nadu (RoTN) circle, people familiar with the matter said, as the Sunil Mittal-led telco takes gradual steps towards reducing dependency on the Chinese telecom gear maker. ...more

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Anritsu Extended 116-Gbit/s PAM4 Error Detector Functions Take World Lead in Evaluations for 400-GbE and 800-GbE Transmissions
With the release of the FEC symbol capture function and Bathtub test capability for Anritsu's 116-Gbit/s PAM4 Error Detector (ED) MU196040B installed in its flagship Signal Quality ...more
Tiktok Considers London And Other Locations For Headquarters To Distance Itself From Its Chinese Ownership
TikTok has been in discussions with the UK government over the past few months to locate its headquarters in London, a source familiar with the matter said, as part of a strategy to distance itself from its Chinese ownership. ...more
Twitter Says Up To 8 Accounts May Have Had Private Messages Stolen
Twitter has revealed that hackers may indeed have downloaded the private direct messages of up to eight individuals while conducting their Bitcoin scam, and were able to ...more
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Telcos Unite To Block Trai Proposals To Curb International Roaming Bill Shock
Say telecom operators must be left to decide how they want to provide better services. In a rare show of unity, telecom operators including Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio have opposed a move by the telecom regulator to bring in more measures to reduce bill shock ...more
PLI scheme: Centre’s hard stance has put Chinese handset makers like Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo in dilemma
For global players, incentives would be for phones above $200 as they have a market outside India. In India, phones above $200 have a market share of only 2%. ...more
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