Vodafone Idea’s O-RAN trial in final phase

28 February 2024

Mavenir is in the advanced pilot commercial phase of deploying Open-RAN for Vodafone Idea (Vi).

The deployment started in September 2023 and is now in the advanced phase. Mavenir's O-RAN deployment is covering key launch sites and is also carrying live commercial traffic of Vi. The operator will partner with Mavenir for a large-scale deployment also.

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GSMA MWC Barcelona 2024 takes off

26 February 2024

GSMA MWC Barcelona 2024 has returned to the Fira de Barcelona, marking the beginning of the world’s largest and most influential connectivity event.

Hosted by the GSMA, MWC Barcelona convenes leaders from the global mobile ecosystem and adjacent industries for four days of networking, driving new business and delving into the latest trends shaping the future of connectivity.

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Indus Towers launches R&D lab for green energy

26 February 2024

Indus Towers has recently launched Research and Development Laboratories, focusing on green hydrogen and battery management system with solar integration, at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Campus, as part of its CSR engagement program.

Indus Towers said the objective is to create a solar-powered hydrogen generation system, utilizing fuel cells to power the load. The green hydrogen microgrid showcases 100% green hydrogen production through monocrystalline solar panels, alkaline/PEM electrolyzers, and PEM fuel cells. 

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BSNL to swap out Tamil Nadu copper for fibre

23 February 2024

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched the ‘BSNL Mission Mode Fiberization’ project in Tamil Nadu with the aim of transitioning all current copper-based landline and broadband connections to high-speed fibre connections within six months.

As part of this initiative, around 1.2 lakh copper connections in the Tamil Nadu circle will be converted to fibre.

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