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Telcos should support roll out of public wi-fi hotspots: Niti Aayog special secy
Fri, Apr 05, 2019
Telecom operators opposed the public wi-fi model recommended by the sector regulator Trai, saying it will adversely impact debt ridden industry and compromise national security.
Relief for Kerala flood hit as Reliance Jio, BSNL, Airtel announce free services
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Telecom operators have announced free calls and data, extension in bill payment due dates and other relief measures for subscribers in flood-hit state of Kerala.
Raging over pesky calls? Here is some bad news for you
Sat, Aug 04, 2018
Telecom operators will need more than 18 months to block pesky calls by fully implementing the amended regulations on unwarranted commercial calls and messages, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said on Friday.
China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
5G networks, now in the testing stage, will rely on denser arrays of small antennas and the cloud to offer data speeds up to 50 or 100 times faster than current 4G networks and serve as critical infrastructure for a range of industries.
Bharti's lower cash flow narrow rating headroom: Fitch
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Industry revenue growth is likely to be in the mid-single-digits, after a decline in 2017
Telcos gross revenue dips 7% to Rs 66,361 crore in July-Sep 2017
Thu, Dec 28, 2017
The adjusted gross revenue (AGR), on which telecom operators pay licence fees and other charges, reduced by 17.55 per cent to Rs 41,668.84 crore in the reported period compared to Rs 50,539.2 crore in the September quarter of 2016, the regulator's performance indicator report said.
No final decision on linking Aadhaar with mobile numbers, says Govt
Tue, Nov 07, 2017
The government has clarified that there has been no final decision on linking Aadhaar to mobile numbers.
No more unwanted stock tips, TRAI tells telcos
Thu, Aug 10, 2017
Regulatory body of the telecom industry has instructed telecom operators to be on the look out against people posing as SEBI registered investment advisors.
How Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea fare in TRAI Quality of Service survey
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
A survey conducted by TRAI in the regions of Karnataka, Delhi and MP showed the Quality of Service of all telcos in India.
Telecom operators 'spam' customers for 'mammoth' Aadhaar re-verification
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
Despite the ongoing debate on whether Aadhaar linkage with numerous documents is safe or not, telecom operators who are carrying out orders by the government are pushing subscribers to re-verify mobile numbers with Aadhaar.
More than half smartphone users in India remain offline once a day due to poor connectivity
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Nokia signs MoUs with Airtel, BSNL for setting up 5G in India
Mon, Apr 10, 2017
While the commercial launch of 5G technology globally is expected to take place by 2019-2020, Nokia will start field trials in India by 2018.
Consolidation among telcos will not help versus Jio's disruption: Morgan Stanley
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
While the market believes that concerns surrounding Reliance Jio's entry are overdone and pricing stability should return to the industry after it starts charging subscribers after March 31.
Indian telcos to start adopting 5G this year: Huawei India CEO
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Huawei India CEO Jay Chen said that a wide-scale commercial deployment of 5G is expected to start in India in the next three years.
DoT disagrees with Trai's Rs 3050 crore penalty decision on Vodafone, Airtel, Idea
Mon, Jan 30, 2017
In October, Trai had recommended DoT a penalty of Rs 50 crore per LSA (license service area) on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea for PoI congestion above 0.5%.
Airtel's debt to rise by $2 billion due to spectrum buys: Moody's
Wed, Oct 12, 2016
Bharti Airtel, India's largest mobile operator with over 257 million subscribers, won 173.8 Mhz of airwaves for Rs 14,244 crore in the just-concluded spectrum auction.
Telecom spectrum auction: All you need to know
Sat, Oct 01, 2016
The government will be auctioning the largest ever spectrum 2,354 MHz across seven bands - 700 Mhz, 800 Mhz, 900 Mhz, 1800 Mhz, 2100 Mhz and 2300 Mhz.
Upgrading your SIM card to 4G will now take 2 hours
Mon, Sep 05, 2016
Currently, the upgradation process takes only around 10-20 minutes.
Moving cities? Now Trai will help you find best telecom service provider
Tue, Aug 09, 2016
The Telecom Minister had given a target of installing 60,000 BTS within 100 days.
Call drops: Except RCom, Vodafone all telcos fail to meet benchmark, says Trai
Wed, Jun 01, 2016
"All telecom operators are performing below call drop rate and it has degraded further compared to previous tests," Trai Advisor Robert A Ravi told reporters