telecom

‘Telcos can't pay through the nose, need to relook at auction system’

‘Telcos can't pay through the nose, need to relook at auction system’

"We need telcos also to be financially sound. They cannot pay through the nose for spectrum auction.

Digital India’s bedrock is telecom

Digital India’s bedrock is telecom

The telecom revolution of India is truly a breath-taking case study for policy makers and business schools.

MTNL still relevant for telecom, will lead to its revival: CMD

MTNL still relevant for telecom, will lead to its revival: CMD

New Delhi: MTNL’s sustainability as a “viable operator” is important both for customers and market, and the PSU has not lost its relevanc...Read More

India grows data hungry as data traffic surges 109 pc in 2018: Study

India grows data hungry as data traffic surges 109 pc in 2018: Study

New Delhi: Rising hunger for data amongst Indians led to 109 per cent growth in data traffic in 2018, fuelled primarily by 4G adoption, a...Read More

DCC defers decision on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea penalty to next meeting

DCC defers decision on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea penalty to next meeting

New Delhi: The Digital Communications Commission (DCC), formerly known as Telecom Commission, today deferred the decision on cumulative p...Read More

Jio, BSNL gain new subscribers, Voda Idea lost maximum in December: TRAI

Jio, BSNL gain new subscribers, Voda Idea lost maximum in December: TRAI

New Delhi: Telecom subscribers in the country grew marginally to 119.7 crore in December with only two operators, Reliance Jio and state-...Read More

Jio tops in 4G availability, Airtel fastest during July-Dec 2018

Jio tops in 4G availability, Airtel fastest during July-Dec 2018

New Delhi: Reliance Jio topped in terms of 4G availability among the telecom service providers with 98.8 per cent availability during the...Read More

Bhopal: Cancer no more incurable, Dr Shukla

Bhopal: Cancer no more incurable, Dr Shukla

Bhopal: On World Cancer Day, Dr G P Paliwal gave a lecture on causes, prevention and remedy of the disease. The lecture was organised und...Read More

RCom dives 35%; other group shares sink too

RCom dives 35%; other group shares sink too

New Delhi: Shares of Reliance Communications fell sharply on Monday and ended nearly 35 per cent lower after the company decided to opt f...Read More

High Court quashes Vodafone plea for Rs 4,759-crore tax refund

High Court quashes Vodafone plea for Rs 4,759-crore tax refund

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed telecom major Vodafone’s plea seeking directions to the Income Tax Department to expeditiou...Read More

Vodafone-Idea to cut 16,000 distributors, 2,000 branded stores this fiscal

Vodafone-Idea to cut 16,000 distributors, 2,000 branded stores this fiscal

New Delhi: Vodafone Idea is in the process of reducing the number of its distributors by 16,000 and branded stores by 2,000 by the end of...Read More

BSNL along with Nokia to reach out to businesses for 4G services

BSNL along with Nokia to reach out to businesses for 4G services

New Delhi: State-run BSNL has partnered with telecom gear maker Nokia to offer businesses private 4G services, the two companies said in ...Read More

Banks, telcos could be allowed to use Aadhaar: Arun Jaitley

Banks, telcos could be allowed to use Aadhaar: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said a Parliament approved legislation can restore mandatory linking of biometric ID Aa...Read More

Government expects new telecom policy to be in place by July 2018 end

Government expects new telecom policy to be in place by July 2018 end

New Delhi: The new telecom policy is expected to be cleared by the Union Cabinet by the end of next month, Communications Minister Manoj ...Read More

Vodafone-Idea merger in final stage of approval says Telecom Secretary

Vodafone-Idea merger in final stage of approval says Telecom Secretary

New Delhi: The merger plan of telecom operators Vodafone India and Idea Cellular is in the “final stage of approval”, Telecom Secretary A...Read More

India based mobile subscribers nearly touch 100 million

India based mobile subscribers nearly touch 100 million

New Delhi: Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the apex industry association representing the country’s major telecom, Intern...Read More

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RCom to build $600m ‘Eagle’ undersea cable

RCOm has roped in six partners for the project so far, including China’s Alibaba Group.

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Nifty50 at 10,500 by year-end: UBS

Mumbai : India remains a stock picker’s market in 2018, though the Nifty 50 may close the year at 10500 points, almost unchanged from las...Read More

Sensex drops 57 points in early trade on weak global cues

Sensex drops 57 points in early trade on weak global cues

Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped by 57 points to 33,194.35 in early trade today after banking, telecom, auto, oil & gas, and ...Read More

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Trai invites firms to be part of paid public Wi-Fi interface

New Delhi : Telecom regulator Trai on Friday invited interest from firms to set up on a pilot basis public wi-fi hotspots that will be av...Read More

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