Idea working on an affordable 4G LTE feature phone at Rs 2500

Idea Cellular, owned by the Aditya Birla group, today announced that it is working to launch an affordable 4G LTE feature phone, starting at a price of Rs. 2500. The company announced this during an interaction with market analysts. Reliance Jio recently ... ( read original story ...)

Researchers expose vulnerability in 4G LTE network

NEW DELHI: A group of Chinese researchers have demonstrated an "evil attack" called the "Ghost Telephonist" which allows hackers to take over phone numbers and gather call and message content. The demonstration was made on Sunday by the UnicornTeam ... ( read original story ...)

4G network covers 95% of Vietnam’s population

Some 43,000 4G BTS stations have been deployed nationwide, covering 95 per cent of Vietnam’s population, the 4G LTE 2017 International Conference, organized by the Vietnam Internet Association in cooperation with the IDG International Data Group Vietnam ... ( read original story ...)

The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods:

Reader H.L. sent in this article showing that 3G and 4G LTE networks are just as prone to stingray phone tracking due to some recently discovered vulnerabilities. Hackers revealed the findings at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. They describe a ... ( read original story ...)

TIM pushes 4.5G mobile speed to 1Gbps in Milan trial

"Gigabit LTE will provide wide-area coverage and superior mobility and serve as the anchor to the 5G mobile experience." TIM says the 4.5G technology coexists with Wifi on the 5GHz band and efficiently covers hot spot locations – such as shops ... ( read original story ...)