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ITU draws up emergency plans to tackle COVID-19

UN Agency urges national telecommunications authorities to test effectiveness of disaster response plans.

India's RJio wants to develop its own 5G

The disruptive Indian operator is now looking to seize the 5G technology initiative from the traditional vendor community.

Huawei, ZTE may face India exclusions after government move

Feeling its companies do not get a fair deal in China, India's government has unveiled a new rule allowing it to restrict Chinese vendors.

Netflix's global sub base to expand to 325M by 2025 – analyst

OTT service expected to deliver strong subscriber growth in emerging, 'mobile first' markets, with the catch of much lower average revenues per user.

Nokia, Bharti Airtel expand partnership to offer private LTE, 5G

Nokia and India's Bharti Airtel are teaming up to sell LTE and 5G-based private wireless networks to enterprise customers in the country.

Why all the fuss about Disney+?

Disney's shift to a more personalized, direct-to-consumer model isn't just about hauling in more video revenues as the traditional pay-TV industry struggles: it's about supercharging the rest of Disney's business.

MWC2020: AT&T, Cisco, Facebook and Sprint are latest to cancel

Find out about the latest companies to have announced they won't be at this year's Mobile World Congress.

CuriosityStream CEO: We're 'insulated' from studio content claw-back

Streaming service focused on factual programming has more than 13 million subs, and is targeting 'hundreds of millions' as it pursues distribution deals around the globe, Clint Stinchcomb says.

Can Vodafone Idea survive in India?

Price rises and government help might not be enough to save the company.

Telcos Might Get Payment Breather in AGR Case in India

India's government seems prepared to listen to the country's ailing service providers, but the future remains bleak for one of them.

Time to Enter the Leading Lights Awards 2020!

Never mind the Oscars! The awards season is now properly underway with the launch of the Leading Lights 2020 program, so get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you get swallowed up by MWC madness.

CES 2020: Amazon lights up Fire TV for service providers, including Verizon

New operator-tailored version of Fire TV will bring competition to Google's Android TV Operator Tier as well as the cable industry-backed RDK platform.

Huawei, ZTE Get Green Light From Indian Authorities for 5G Trials

The Indian government has given the Chinese vendors a new year's gift.

India Set to Auction 5G Spectrum by April 2020

The Indian authorities are on course for a massive spectrum auction during the early months of 2020 but there's little appetite for it among the country's mobile operators.

Looking Back at 2019 in India: 5G Miss, AGR, Price Hikes & More

India's telecom sector has witnessed a year of major developments in 5G, pricing, competition and M&A activity.

RJio will gain most from India's tariff hike

India's youngest and most aggressive operator could be the main beneficiary of an increase in prices.

Hon Hai Eyes 5G Prize as It Tips $328M Into APT

The manufacturing giant is diversifying into 5G in a bid to become a technology services company.

Eurobites: Nokia Discontinues COO Role

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2's Croatian deal comes under scrutiny; Orange takes its bank to Spain; TIM agrees €350 million EU loan to support 5G rollout.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: AT&T, India & 5G Races

Hangover? What hangover? This week the below-par podders put late-night carousing behind them to talk AT&T, India and 5G deals.

Indian telcos find some relief

Price rises and deferred spectrum payments should help operators that have been hit by a recent court ruling.

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