Last Updated: 17 January 2022
Do you know China is the King of the Telecommunication Network in the World?
India’s is nonetheless than china. It has the second-largest telecommunication network in the world by the number of telephone users for both fixed and mobile phones.
India has 1.2 billion subscribers as of 31 Dec 2019. It has the world’s second-largest Internet user base with 662 million broadband internet subscribers.
The telecom companies in India offer one of the lowest call-tariffs in the world enabled by mega telecom operators and hyper-competition among them.
The telephone, internet, and television broadcast industry are the major sectors of the Indian Telecommunication Industry.
GK On Telecommunication Of India
Answer: 28th January 1882
It started between Calcutta and Diamond Harbour.
Answer: Madras, Bombay, Ahmedabad, and Calcutta
Answer: Between Sagar Island and Sandhead in 1902
Answer: Shimla (1913)
Answer: Radiotelephone system (1933)
Answer: 15 August 1995 (Laxmi Nagar, Delhi)
Answer: 15 August 1995 in Delhi
Answer: Sikandrabad, Uttar Pradesh
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Answer: Pune (1979)
Answer: Centre for Development of Telematics(C-DOT)
Answer: Government Engineering College, Jabalpur in 1947
Answer: Modi Telstra’s MobileNet service (later branded as Spice)
Answer: Jyoti Basu
Explanation: Jyoti Basu was the Chief Minister of West Bengal during that time and made the first mobile phone call to Union Telecom Minister Sukhram on 31st July 1995.
Answer: Thiruvananthapuram in 2014 (Commonly called Trivandrum)
Answer: 93 subscribers
Answer: Department of Telecom (DoT)
Answer: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)
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Answer: VSNL: Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited
MTNL: Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
Answer: 48th Independence Day
Answer: July 31st, 1995
Answer: 11 December 2008
Answer: On 27 February 2010 (Chennai and Kolkata)
Answer: Tivadar Puskás (1877)
Answer: CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access)
Explanation: Modi Telstra’s MobileNet service started the CDMA network that was situated in Kolkata.
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Answer: Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution
Answer: Nokia Ringo (1995)
Dimension: 152 x 55 x 33mm
Battery: 900 mAh
Answer: Nokia 5110 in 1998
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Answer: High Speed Downlink Packet Access
Answer: 31st July 1995
Answer: BPL Mobile Communications
Explanation: It was established in 1994. They changed their brand name to Loop Mobile later
Answer: Dr. Martin Cooper
Motorola researcher Martin Cooper made the first handheld Mobile phone on April 3, 1973. The handheld prototype phone weighed 1.1 kilograms and measured 23x13x4.5 cm. The phone offered a talk time of just 30 min and took 10 hours to re-charge.
Answer: HTC Dream (launched on 22 October 2008)
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Answer: Pulse-code modulation
Answer: 1 December 1979
Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Company (NTT) launched the first commercial 1G mobile network for the whole world in Tokyo, Japan.
Answer: China Mobile
Answer: VSNL (Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited) in 1995
Laxmi Nagar in Delhi was the first region in India to be served with the Internet Services
Answer: Nokia 7650
It was launched in 2002. Nokia 7650 had a 0.3-megapixel camera that could transmit photos using GPRS, Bluetooth, and Infrared.
Answer: 10 April 2012
Answer: 5 September 2016
Explanation: Jio with its rock-bottom prices and focus on mobile data consumption started a price war among other telecom company
Answer: HTC Dream
It came to India in 2008. HTC Dream was the first Linux based Android Operating System. The device was running on Android 1.0 with a 528 MHz Qualcomm CPU processor. It had 256 MB ROM, 192 MB RAM, and expandable up to 16GB of microSD storage.
Answer: Nokia 7710 (2 November 2002)
Answer: BSNL and MTNL
HSDPA is a technology based on the 3G network that can support speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps.
Answer: TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India)
*First is China and the third is Indonesia
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Answer: Nokia (1995)
Answer: Tata Indicom India-Singapore Cable System
Answer: Fibre-Optic Link Around the Globe
Answer: 29 December 2017
Answer: BSNL and MTNL
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Answer: PCO: Public Call Office
ISD: International Subscriber Dialing
STD: Subscriber Trunk Dialing
Answer: BSNL’s Bhopal Unit started the first Internet café on optical fiber
Answer: Early 1990’s
Answer: Shri Rafi Ahmed Kidwai (15 August 1947-2 August 1951)
Answer: Ravi Shankar Prasad,
1) BSNL: 15 September 2000
2) MTNL: 1 April 1986
3) Airtel: 7 July 1995
4) Vodafone Idea: 31 August 2018
5) Jio: 15 February 2007