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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Hyundai, Wipro in talks with DoT to set up telecom gear testing centres

Department of Telecom examines 5G pricing model

The telecom regulator recently suggested base price of Rs 492 crore per unit of 3,500 MHz 5G spectrum. The department of telecom (DoT) is examining industry inputs as well as global 5G spectrum prices, wherever it has been auctioned, vis-à-vis the telecom and regulatory authority of India (Trai) proposals to see if the recommended price points are higher by any....more

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ZEE pulls out all content from Jio due to disagreement over pricing
Tech Mahindra expects to launch about five pilot projects on 5G services by next month and execute big projects on the new generation network from next financial year onwards, said a top executive of the IT giant. Tech Mahindra expects to launch about five pilot projects on 5G.... more
IBM to end digital spending waste via blockchain process
Keen on developing a programme to provide a comprehensive view of supply chain. IBM is developing a blockchain process that will help end digital spending waste and address transparency and trust issues among advertising partners.Matthew Candy.... more
Enterprise
Savitri Telecom Services presents Spirent’s Highest Density 400G Ethernet Solution for Next Generation Network Testing
Setting the standard for high density testing of emerging 400 GbE core routers and switches with high-scale, complex routing and access protocols. An industry leader in test and measurement, today introduced the world’s first 8-port 1U-high rack mountable solution for testing.... more
IT/Security
Microsoft’s Satya Nadella rakes in $35 mn in share sale
Microsoft’s Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella has netted over USD 35 million after selling almost one-third of his common shares in the software giant. Nadella sold 328,000 shares in multiple trades at prices ranging from USD 109.08 to USD 109.68 as the stock trades.... more
Reports
Behind the scenes at an Amazon warehouse, zero margin for errors
Humans follow processes, algorithms make decisions. This is the logic underpinning an Amazon Fulfilment Centre, the hightech warehouses that are primed to ship parcels with zero error and lightning speed, to impatient customers all over the country. Amazon says it reaches all.... more
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