Communication Technology Current Affairs - 2020

February 13: World Radio Day

Every Year February 13 is being celebrated as World Radio Day. The day is being celebrated by UNESCO of United Nations. The organization calls all radio stations to uphold matters of diversity. This year the day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Radio and Diversity This year theme brings in the diversity in linguistic tolerance, Read More…

ISRO develops Telemetry and Telecommand Processor

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has indigenously developed Telemetry & Telecommand Processor (TTCP) and its productionisation will be initiated with the help of Indian industry. The processor development was undertaken up by ISRO as part of ‘Make in India’ campaign to replace the expensive imported equipment necessary for uplinking and downlinking to satellites.  Key Read More…

China launches World’s first Quantum Communication Satellite

China has successfully launched the world’s first quantum satellite dubbed as Quantum Experiments at Space Scaler (QUESS) satellite. The satellite was launched on board of Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the remote northwestern province of Gansu. Key Features The QUESS satellite has been nicknamed as Micius after a 5th century Read More…

UBI launches USSD based mobile app for basic banking needs with NPCI

The Union Bank of India (UBI) has launch an Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) based *99# mobile application for their customers for basic banking needs. It was launched in partnership with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organisation for all retail payments system in the country. Key Facts *99# mobile application can be Read More…