Altal in the News
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 TimesJuly 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.
Stretched Indian Cell Phone System: Now Espionage Fears. Read More.
The Economic TimesJune 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.
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 Chinahttp://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.
The Indian government’s recent freeze on procurement of Chinese telecom equipment weighed heavy on the growth ambitions of ZTE and Huawei. Read More.
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.
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