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Latest Articles in Telecom Services

Trai Suggests Creation Of Separate Authorisation For Access Network Provider

The recommendations by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) aim to create a separate licence authorisation for access network provider and moot a broad framework for virtual network operators (VNOs) seeking and entering into an pacts with the network providers.

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COAI Seeks Cut In Levies, Other Relief Measures; Says Telecom Among Most Heavily Taxed Sectors

The Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) has written to Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash, amid an existential struggle of mobile operator Vodafone Idea in a three-private player market.

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Hope Govt Offers Support To Sector Amid Duress; Even Interim Floor Price Can Help: VIL CEO

The company's plea is that the telecom department should be allowed to fix the arithmetic errors that have crept in.

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AGR Woes: VIL Files Review Petition In SC; Says Struggling To Survive

Other fallouts include loss of investment in the business and an impact on livelihoods of employees, as well as distributors, retailers, and store staff.

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Airtel Payments Bank Turns Profitable In July Amid Business Growth: CEO To Staff

"Today, the bank is a significant player in the financial and digital inclusion ecosystem of the country," Biswas said.

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Fixing Floor Prices Critical Amid Financial Stress In Telecom: COAI

The association -- whose members include Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea -- said floor prices need to be fixed for data only for an interim period, say two years, and that voice calls and tariffs can be excluded from this.

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K M Birla Offers To Hand Over Vodafone Idea Stake To Govt

The billionaire businessman made the offer in June in a letter to Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba.

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COAI Warns Mobile Users Against Fraud Messages, Calls Relating To KYC Details

The industry body urged the general public not to fall for any fraudulent messages and calls, and to stay vigilant. It asked mobile users not to respond to fake messages or calls, nor download any app, share documents or data.

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Apex Court Dismisses Petition On AGR Issues; What Does It Mean For Telcos?

Major Telcom operators like Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel may have to undertake fundraising exercise or undertake asset monetisation. The Data rates may get hiked too in order to generate the money?

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BSNL Narrows Loss To Rs 7,441 Cr In FY2021

The loss has come down mainly due to reduction in employee wages on account of voluntary retirement opted by 78,569 employees

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Govt Fixes 1% SUC For BSNL's Satellite Based Services

The public sector telecom company at present provides satellite phone service to government organisations, shipping companies etc that are authorised by the home ministry.

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Recharge Now Pay Later: Jio Launches 'Emergency Data Loan' Facility

Emergency data loan facility provides flexibility of 'Recharge Now and Pay Later' functionality to Jio users who run out of their high speed daily data quota and are unable to recharge immediately.

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Airtel Adds More Spectrum In UP East To Boost Network Capacity, Data Speed

The company has deployed an additional 5 MHz spectrum in the 900 MHz band, 3.2 MHz in 1800 MHz band and 20 MHz in 2300 MHz band, along with advanced network software tools across its network in the state to significantly bolster high speed data capacity.

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Broadband To Each Village: Additional Rs 19,000 Cr Allocated

As part of additional economic relief measures, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam announced an additional outlay of Rs 19,041 crore for Broadband to each Village through BharatNet PPP Model

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Jio Tops 4G Chart With 20.7 Mbps Download Speed In May, Vodafone Idea In Upload: Trai

Airtel had the lowest average speed of 4.7 mbps according to data published by the the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on June 8.

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