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LogRhythm, the company helping security teams stop breaches by turning disconnected data and signals into trustworthy insights, expands its presence in India with a dedicated 24/7 support center for eligible customers and launch of its leading cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) platform, LogRhythm Axon. The strategic expansion enables Indian organizations across industry verticals to enhance their cybersecurity maturity as global cyberthreats become more sophisticated and diverse.

OneWeb, a Eutelsat entity, gained India’s coveted regulatory endorsement to usher in its satellite broadband service, evoking enthusiastic response from Eutelsat’s co-chair, Sunil Bharti Mittal. This development signifies a new era for India’s internet coverage in line with the Prime Minister’s digital vision. However, a crucial spectrum allocation by the government awaits, making OneWeb’s journey not entirely smooth sailing. An array of procedural and regulatory hurdles demands navigation, alongside competing market perspectives delaying the process.

Reliance Jio’s introduction of JioSpaceFiber, a satellite broadband service, has rocked the telecom landscape. Offering gigabit speed connectivity even in remote Indian locations, this innovation brings affordable online engagement to all. Leveraging SES’ medium Earth orbit satellites, the joint venture holds the potential to transform India’s digital reach. Yet, this ambition is not without competition.

Telinta, a global leader in cloud-based VoIP switching and billing solutions, has announced the deployment of additional infrastructure in Bangalore, India. These new facilities expand the company’s previous deployments in key global telecommunications markets in North America, Europe and Asia. The infrastructure deployment in India complements Telinta’s already existing facilities at 165 Halsey Street near New York, as well as additional infrastructure in Dallas, Frankfurt, London, New York, Newark, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto. The facilities in these global markets provide Telinta VoIP’s service providers’ customers with significant additional availability, reliability and performance. The company’s award-winning cloud-based platform TeliCoreTM is the largest hosted softswitch of its kind anywhere in the world. This carrier-grade Class 4 and 5 platform integrates cutting-edge switching, billing and customer management to offer white label solutions to VoIP providers. Alex Ferdman, CEO of Telinta, said: “Telinta has deployed infrastructure around the world, so that…

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have finally completed their $23 billion merger after the National Company Law Tribunal approved their request to join forces in becoming the number one telecom service provider in India. The new entity will be listed as Vodafone Idea Ltd and will have a base of over 400 million subscribers (35% subscriber market share and 32,2% of the market revenue share), surpassing the long-time market leader Bahrati Airtel. The rival that aroused the idea for the merger with its successful entry into the market, Reliance Jio, is left in third place. “Today, we have created India’s leading telecom operator. It is truly a historic moment. And this is much more than just about creating a large business. It is about our Vision of empowering and enabling a New India and meeting the aspirations of the youth of our country,” commented the chairman of the new board…

Earlier this week, a leading IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra, announced its partnership with Microsoft to build a blockchain-based robust ecosystem meant to tackle unsolicited commercial communications in India. This blockchain solution will be developed based on Microsoft Azure, and will comply with the regulations issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). TRAI has been working with both these companies and other stakeholders to curb the profusion of spam calls and messages so widely spread across the country. While the initial step of introducing a “Do Not Disturb” registry in 2010 seems to be a success with 230 million listed subscribers, the telemarketers still manage to find fraudulent workarounds to obtain consent and continue delivering spam calls. “Blockchain as a technology is a powerful tool to combat the issue of spam calls and fraud risks, to protect user information, as well as the integrity of the telecom sector.…