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Telecom market now down to 2.5 players as one operator increasingly becoming a question mark: Bharti Airtel's Sunil Mittal

Telecom market now down to 2.5 players as one operator increasingly becoming a question mark: Bharti Airtel's Sunil Mittal

Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the Indian telecom market is now down to nearly 2.5 operators as one player is incre...Read More

Reliance Jio inks pact with Airtel to buy some spectrum in 800 MHz band; deal valued at Rs 1,497 crore

Reliance Jio inks pact with Airtel to buy some spectrum in 800 MHz band; deal valued at Rs 1,497 crore

Reliance Jio has signed an agreement with Bharti Airtel to acquire a portion of spectrum in 800 MHz band for Andhra Pradesh, Delhi and Mu...Read More

Telecom subscriber base dips marginally to 1,173 million in December; Airtel, Jio add new customers

Telecom subscriber base dips marginally to 1,173 million in December; Airtel, Jio add new customers

Telecom subscriber base in the country fell marginally to 1,173 million in December 2020 with Vodafone Idea and state-run telecom firms B...Read More

Industry cheers PLI for telecom sector; says new scheme to spur jobs, boost innovation

Industry cheers PLI for telecom sector; says new scheme to spur jobs, boost innovation

The Rs 12,195 crore PLI scheme for telecom equipment manufacturing is "a big positive" that will spur local production, generate employme...Read More

Spectrum Auction: Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Idea apply

Spectrum Auction: Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Idea apply

Telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea on Tuesday submitted applications to participate in the Rs 3.92 lakh cror...Read More

Government has no plan to close down BSNL, MTNL: Minister of State for Telecom Sanjay Dhotre

Government has no plan to close down BSNL, MTNL: Minister of State for Telecom Sanjay Dhotre

New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI) The government has no plan to close down loss-making public sector telecom firms BSNL and MTNL, Minister of State ...Read More

Budget 2021: Telecom industry looks forward for a cut in Spectrum Usage Charges rate

Budget 2021: Telecom industry looks forward for a cut in Spectrum Usage Charges rate

The telecom industry played a pivotal role in connecting people during the tough time of Covid-19 pandemic which also augmented the usage...Read More

Reliance Jio makes all local voice calls to any network free from January 1

Reliance Jio makes all local voice calls to any network free from January 1

In September 2019, when TRAI extended the timeline for implementation of the Bill & Keep regime beyond 1 January 2020, Jio was left with ...Read More

Farmers agitation: COAI condemns sabotage of telecom infra as form of protest

Farmers agitation: COAI condemns sabotage of telecom infra as form of protest

The statement comes after more than 1,500 mobile towers were damaged during farmers' stir in Punjab.

Telecom industry's active subscriber tally up by 2.5 million in October: Report

Telecom industry's active subscriber tally up by 2.5 million in October: Report

Bharti Airtel has regained market leader position by active subscribers.

Going to unleash potential of spectrum, looking for meaningful 5G applications: Telecom Secretary

Going to unleash potential of spectrum, looking for meaningful 5G applications: Telecom Secretary

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is looking to unleash the potential of spectrum and is exploring meaningful applications for 5...Read More

Telecom sector revenue growth at 5% in Q2 on easing of lockdown curbs: Report

Telecom sector revenue growth at 5% in Q2 on easing of lockdown curbs: Report

Telecom sector's revenue growth picked up to about 5 per cent in the September quarter against 1 per cent in the June quarter after rela...Read More

Tariff hike, high data usage post COVID-19 to drive telecom average revenue per user upward: Report

Tariff hike, high data usage post COVID-19 to drive telecom average revenue per user upward: Report

Telecom industry Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) is expected to see a `structural uptrend' through a mix of tariff hikes, either regulato...Read More

Shares of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea bleed after Reliance Jio introduced a new postpaid plan

Shares of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea bleed after Reliance Jio introduced a new postpaid plan

Shares of two large telecom players — Bharti Airtel Ltd and Vodafone Idea Ltd — were battered after Reliance Jio launched its new tariff ...Read More

Trai chief calls for creating shareable telecom infra in buildings

Trai chief calls for creating shareable telecom infra in buildings

Making provisions for telecom comes as an afterthought post construction of buildings - unlike power, water and other utilities - leading...Read More

TRAI recommends forming multi-stakeholder body to assist DoT in monitoring net neutrality rules

TRAI recommends forming multi-stakeholder body to assist DoT in monitoring net neutrality rules

Sector regulator TRAI on Tuesday suggested that the Telecom Department should establish a multi-stakeholder body to ensure that internet ...Read More

Telecom subscriber base continues to decline for third month in a row: Report

Telecom subscriber base continues to decline for third month in a row: Report

The telecom industry's subscriber base continued to decline month-on-month in May for the third month in a row due to outbreak of COVID-1...Read More

FPJ Facts: What is VI?

FPJ Facts: What is VI?

After the complete integration of Vodafone and Idea, Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) will now be called VI. The company announced this throug...Read More

SC gives telcos 10-year to repay AGR dues; experts warn of 'tariff surge'

SC gives telcos 10-year to repay AGR dues; experts warn of 'tariff surge'

With the Supreme Court giving a 10 year timeline to telecom operators to repay their AGR dues with an upfront payment of 10 per cent, exp...Read More

Can spectrum be sold or transferred? SC's poser to govt

Can spectrum be sold or transferred? SC's poser to govt

A bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), to ...Read More

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