Altal in the News

Calcalist

September 2010

In the past couple of years, the Indian Telecom Market,especially the mobile market, has evolved into one of the largest  exporting targets for Israeli hardware and software companies. Read More.

The New York Times

July 2010

NEW DELHI — As India prepares to adopt new import regulations designed to thwart spying and sabotage, the country’s mobile phone operators say the costs of implementing the rules could squeeze their thin profits even further and accelerate an impending wave of consolidation in the industry. Read More.

EconomyWatch

Stretched Indian Cell Phone System: Now Espionage Fears. Read More.

The Economic Times

June 2010

Last week, as first reported by ET, the government had agreed to allow import of Chinese telecom gears, which are certified by international security audit firms, such as Canada’s Electronic Warfare Associates, US-based Infoguard and Israel’s ALTAL Security Consulting, till a dedicated certification centre and test lab is in place. Read More.

CIOL News Reports

India has agreed to allow import of Chinese telecom gear certified by international security audit firms. Altal Security Consulting is one of the three security audit agencies whos certification would be needed. Read More.

The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: In a big respite for mobile phone operators, the government has agreed to allow import of Chinese-made telecom gear, certified by international security audit firms such as Canada’s Electronic Warfare Associates, US-based Infoguard and Israel’s ALTAL Security Consulting, till a dedicated certification centre and test lab is in place.

Tech Security China

http://www.techsecuritychina.com/2010/06/08/9289-india-will-conditionally-lift-ban-on-chinese-telecom-equipment/

To avoid delay of telecom projects, officers from India's Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Telecommunications, and intelligence organizations have jointly decided to allow Indian operators to import Chinese-made telecom equipment that are authorized by international security audit firms, or with the guarantee of banks.

Telecom Asia

http://www.telecomasia.net/content/india-lifts-ban-chinese-telecom-vendors

The Indian government’s recent freeze on procurement of Chinese telecom equipment weighed heavy on the growth ambitions of ZTE and Huawei. Read More.

2point6billion.com

The Indian government agreed yesterday to allow the importation of telecommunications gear from China while at the same time implementing new security screening measures, effectively ending an unofficial ban on Chinese telecom vendors.

Equipment from China will now have to be tested and certified by an international security agency such as Canada’s Electronic Warfare Associates, Israel’s ALTAL Security Consulting, or Infoguard based out of the United States, until India’s National Informatics Center (NIC) can set up a dedicated domestic certification and diagnostics lab. Read More.

Press Center

Altal enjoys close relations with international media; senior management and board members often serve as market commentators in the fields of information security and emerging telecom regulation.  To arrange an interview or ask a question, please contact our Public Relations Manager.

Press Kit

Altal is glad to provide media with press kits we distribute at international conferences, comprised of marketing brochures, senior management bios, and recent news announcements.

Contact information

Rebecca Mandel, PR Manager at or +972 54 429 7755.

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