Harmful interference from WLAN devices

Harmful Interference Thanksgiving is a big holiday here in the United States so I have been offline for a time catching up and traveling. Whilst I was at my in-laws place, where my husband fixed a new WLAN solution, we found access to be sporadic and unstable. After some trouble shooting, we found that the Read More

Call for EU Regional Regulatory Body

The issue of having a regional regulatory body was raised again by Viviane Redding, Information Society Commissioner at the EU. Having 25 national authorities going back and forth with the EU as not made it easy for many operators to do business in Europe. She said that such a body could cut the red tape Read More

Google predicting free phones

Googe CEO Eric Schmidt says consumers would free cell phones – provided they accept targeted advertising. Interesting comment by Google. If mobile ads will lead to free phones, why has successful advertising models not led to free PCs or TV sets. Strange extrapolition if you ask me. Yes, phone are getting cheaper yet the more Read More

India Telecom 2006, Dec 14-16, 2006

First time ever an international exhibition and conference being organised by Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Govt. of India in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Telecom Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (TEMA) scheduled from December 14 – 16, 2006 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi which will focus on technology development & Read More

Newly elected Directors at ITU

Mr Valery TIMOFEEV from the Russian Federation, has been elected to serve another term as Director of the Radiocommunications Bureau at the ITU. According to Mr Timofeev’s statement, the Radiocommunication Bureau’s short-term and long-term priorities include: To carry out the preparatory work necessary to ensure the successful holding of the World Radiocommunication Conference in 2007, Read More

Renewed dynamism in Indian telco market

For those of you who may have followed the Indian telecom industry closely before, even pre-TRAI days had efforts to open up circles in India to competition which brought many interesting telcos from around the world into India. Without an independent regulatory body, there was much uncertainty, litigation, etc and many were burnt from this Read More

New ITU Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General elected

Congratulations Mr Hamadoun Toure, for being elected Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Congratulations to Mr Hamadoun Toure, for being elected Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and Mr Houlin Zhao as Deputy Secretary General. Both of them have served in the ITU for the last 8 years and have made Read More

The Indian wireless revolution!

The Secretary of Telecom, Shri Mathur, heading the Indian delegation to the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Turkey, addressed the other delegates at the conference and said that India was the five largest telephone networks in the world. It has more than 170 million telephones and taking efforts to provide telephone connectivity all over India. He Read More