Telcos

Voda Idea, Airtel lose subscribers, but RJio gains

Voda Idea, Airtel lose subscribers, but RJio gains

The telecom subscriber base had declined 85.3 lakh in April, when the country was under complete lockdown, to 116.94 crore.

AGR calculated on basis of spectrum sharing: DoT

AGR calculated on basis of spectrum sharing: DoT

The Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had sought DoT's affidavit on Friday before further hearing on Monday to decide on what happens t...Read More

SC hearing on telcos' AGR 'dues again today

SC hearing on telcos' AGR 'dues again today

"It is nobody's case that the spectrum belongs to anyone other than the Union of India. The licence gives a right to use. It is a concess...Read More

WFH? telcos lose broadband users

WFH? telcos lose broadband users

As per the reports received from 342 operators in April, TRAI said the number of broadband subscribers decreased from 68.7 crore at the e...Read More

Government well aware of impact if telecos are left without relief: COAI

Government well aware of impact if telecos are left without relief: COAI

On Wednesday, the apex court rejected the telcos' self-assessed adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues and ordered them to pay the principal t...Read More

No further objections will be entertained: SC warns telecom firms of contempt of court

No further objections will be entertained: SC warns telecom firms of contempt of court

The Supreme Court, while hearing the AGR case on Wednesday, has directed that no self-assessment or re-assessment of AGR dues can be done...Read More

Telcos ignore pay-by-midnight call

Telcos ignore pay-by-midnight call

Mobile services may collapse as no firm pays dues despite SC warning, govt notice

Telcos failing to pay AGR dues get interim DoT relief

Telcos failing to pay AGR dues get interim DoT relief

Leading telcos Bharti Airtel and Vodafone have informed the Department of Telecom that they would not pay their total AGR dues of Rs 88,6...Read More

Telcos move plea in SC seeking fresh schedule for payment of Rs 1.47 lakh crore statutory dues

Telcos move plea in SC seeking fresh schedule for payment of Rs 1.47 lakh crore statutory dues

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde took note of submissions by a battery of senior lawyers

Airtel, Jio, VIL submit 5G trial application; Huawei tie-ups with 2 telcos

Airtel, Jio, VIL submit 5G trial application; Huawei tie-ups with 2 telcos

Vodafone Idea has also filed its application for 5G trials and the company has partnered Huawei, ZTE, Ericsson and Nokia for the same, th...Read More

Telcos seen reviving after 3 years of price wars: Report

Telcos seen reviving after 3 years of price wars: Report

New Delhi: After a prolonged period of pain, the Indian telecom sector has got a fresh lease of life, thanks to the recent unprecedented ...Read More

Tariff hikes can double telcos operating profit in FY21: Crisil Report

Tariff hikes can double telcos operating profit in FY21: Crisil Report

It is a "structural positive" for the sector which has been weighed down by weak cash flows and mounting debt levels

Cabinet gives Rs 42,000 crore cash flow to telcos in two-year moratorium

Cabinet gives Rs 42,000 crore cash flow to telcos in two-year moratorium

Deferment of spectrum auction installments would ease the cash outflow of the stressed telcos and facilitate payment of statutory liabili...Read More

Believe the govt is aware of telcos' stress: Vodafone Idea CEO

Believe the govt is aware of telcos' stress: Vodafone Idea CEO

"In our engagements...the response of the government has been very consistent.

DoT asks telcos to pay AGR dues in 3 months after self-assessment

DoT asks telcos to pay AGR dues in 3 months after self-assessment

The licensor did not raise the demand quantum itself and left it to the assessment of the telcos in their individual cases

TRAI's IUC review will harm users, punish efficient telcos, reward defaulters, says Jio

TRAI's IUC review will harm users, punish efficient telcos, reward defaulters, says Jio

New Delhi: Terming TRAI's review of call connect charges "retrograde", Reliance Jio has said the regulator's consultation paper is neithe...Read More

TRAI mulls ways for cos closing ops to return unused balance

TRAI mulls ways for cos closing ops to return unused balance

New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai will “quickly” evolve a mechanism for telcos that are closing down services or operations to return the...Read More

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Major telcos push for doubling mobile call termination charge

NewDelhi : Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular on Tuesday thought of doubling of interconnection usage charge (IUC), a key input for mobile r...Read More

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Telcos’ financial woes : Govt panel to give views in 3 months

New Delhi : An inter-ministerial panel being constituted to suggest a policy prescription for the failing financial health of the telecom...Read More

Top three telcos have enough 4G  spectrum to counter Jio: Analysts

Top three telcos have enough 4G spectrum to counter Jio: Analysts

New Delhi : Top three telcos — Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea — have secured adequate 4G spectrum during the recently-concluded auction...Read More

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