Dec 28, 2017 - Year Ender 2017 News: The year Chinese smartphone players dominated Indian market

TradeBriefs Newsletter
View online   Advertise
              from India Telecom

Sree Vijaykumar
Sree Vijaykumar
From the Editor's Desk
For the Power sector, the year 2017 has been a mixed bag where the thermal and wind segment under-performed the expectations while the solar sector did comparatively better. In the six months to October 31 of 2017 total power generation including conventional and non-conventional power rose a meagre 1.3% to 331,881 MW. Thermal power (Coal and Gas) contributed the maximum at 219,415 MW, while contribution of coal based generation stood at 193,427 MW, Gas based generation at 25,150 MW and oil based generation at 838 MW. For the period between April1 to October 31 2017, other renewables generation that includes wind, solar, bio-mass (excluding hydro) stood at 60,158 MW an increase of 5.06%, while the growth in nuclear power generation remained constant as no addition was made in capacity, hydro power generation for the period grew by 0.64% to 44,765 MW. On the transmission front, according to the Ministry of Power website, the country has added around 13,820 circuit kilometers of transmission lines as of November 30, FY18 taking the total installed capacity to 381,671 circuit kilometers. The total substations capacity has also increased by 50,805 MVA/MW to 791,570 MVA/MW as of November 30, FY18. More here

Introducing TradeBriefs SME - Print edition - Subscribe Now! | Sample copy

Advertisers of the day
BMW: Own the BMW today and pay in 2018
EMERITUS: PG Diploma in Digital Business - Nominate your top performers

Our advertisers help fund the daily operations of TradeBriefs. We request you to accept our promotional emails (B2B Decision-Makers, B2C Decision-Makers, TradeBriefs Premium).

Reliance eyes controlling stake in Hathway, DEN to launch Jio Gigafiber

Reliance Industries may soon buy controlling stakes in two of India’s largest cable TV and broadband service providers, Hathway Cable & Datacom and DEN Networks, as it seeks to ramp up coverage of its ambitious high-speed broadband network. RIL is likely to own more than 25 per cent each in the two companies giving it the ability to control developments and get a seat on the board.

Read More

Today's TradeBriefs Cartoon

Vodafone Idea, Airtel amp; Jio submit Aadhaar exit plans to UIDAI

Operators have written to the regulator saying that although they will comply with the Supreme Court’s verdict, all investments made so far in e-KYC..

Read More
India-Korea FTA may shield Reliance Jio from higher telecom gear duty

Reliance Jio Infocomm buys such gear from Samsung, which enjoys duty-free status under a free trade pact.

Read More
Google tweaks Android licensing terms in Europe to allow Google app unbundling — for a fee

Google has been fined a record breaking €4.34 billion (~$5BN) by European antitrust regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system. Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has tweeted to confirm the penalty ahead of a press conference about to take place. Stay tuned…

Read More
Smartphone sales set to break records this festive season despite plunging rupee

Smartphone sales are set to break records for the festive season this year, shrugging off the effects of a plunging rupee, say analysts, with some eve..

Read More
Chinese ZTE: BSNL to take cautious call on 5G network rollout

The Shenzhen-based company is accused of being founded by China's Ministry of Aerospace for a purpose of spying on other nations.

Read More
Indian Navy, Sterlite Tech team up to build Rs 3,500 crore worth digital network

The Rs 3,500-crore project is a multi-year contract, which, according to the company, would include design, execution, operations and maintenance of t..

Read More
Nokia partners BSNL to implement industrial automation solutions at Chennai factory

Nokia said that it is working with BSNL to implement the next level of industrial automation, leveraging 4G LTE technology to enable greater operati..

Read More
Lenovo to raise mobile production capacity in India by up to 10 fold in 2019

The capacity expansion does not include volume of Motorola phones -- a brand which is owned by Lenovo.

Read More
Too little too late: Post Reliance Jio "test launch", DoT defines network testing norms

Network testing shall have a time limit of 90 days, extendable to 180 days if DoT permits. DoT and TRAI have to be informed about the testing 15 days before launch.  Telecom operator, during networ…

Read More
NDTV and Airtel launch NDTV HoP, a live channel only for mobile phones

This channel will be exclusively available to users of Airtel TV app. It will also be available for download as an app on both iOS and Android and on for all users

Read More
Mohandas Pai says payments data will be safe if stored in India

Our data is safest if stored in India, said Pai.

Read More
Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ Premium get Rs 10000 price cut in India

Sony is slashing the price of its majority of last-generation phones in India.

Read More
Palm makes comeback with credit card-size Android smartphone

Palm is back! Palm is making a comeback with a tiny handset that is unlike any other smartphone in the market.

Read More
TradeBriefs Publications are read by over 10,00,000 Industry Executives
About Us  |  Advertise Privacy Policy    

You are receiving this mail because of your subscription with TradeBriefs.
Our mailing address is GF 25/39, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi 110008, India