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Bharti Airtel Accepts 4-Year Moratorium On Spectrum, AGR Payments

The option of dues moratorium was offered by the government to telcos as part of a recently-announced relief package for the telecom sector.

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Telecom Companies To Invest Rs 3,300 Crore In India

The centre, on Thursday, approved 31 proposals by 31 companies under the PLI scheme to manufacture telecom gear in India.

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BSNL To Pay Outstanding Dues Of MTNL

The PSU will pay the outstanding salaries, legal charges and operational charges of MTNL.

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DoT Amends Telecom Licence Norms To Relax Penal Provisions

Telecom firms were required to pay 4 per cent interest above the one-year MCLR of SBI and the interest was compounded monthly.

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Airtel To Invest Rs 5000 Cr On Data Centre Expansion

Nxtra by Airtel has the largest network of data centres in India. It currently operates 10 large and 120 edge data centres located strategically across India and manages critical submarine landing stations.

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Vodafone Idea Shares Zoom Nearly 28 % After Reforms Announcement

The stock zoomed 25.98 per cent to close at Rs 11.25 on the BSE. During the day, it jumped 28.44 per cent to Rs 11.47.

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Telecom Relief Package May Provide 4-Year Moratorium On AGR

The government has been in talks with several stakeholders, including banks, for a package for the sector amid the concerns of a possible duopoly in the Indian telecom sector if Vodafone Idea shuts.

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Merger with BSNL-MTNL will lead to Vi’s further ‘erosion of value’: Niti Aayog

Both entities are loss-making and debt-laden. The merger may not do any good to either of the entities.

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Unbundling Of Layers To Bolster Competition, Efficiency: BIF On TRAI Recommendations

The telecom regulator has suggested that a separate authorisation be created for access network provider to offer network services on a wholesale basis.

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Telecom Industry Under Tremendous Stress; Tariffs Need To Go Up: Sunil Mittal

The top boss of Bharti Group clarified that this would not mean a massive increase in tariff across the spectrum, as low-income users will pay Rs 75-100.

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Nokia, HFCL Among 25 Companies Register Under PLI Scheme For Telecom Sector

The government expects that the scheme will encourage the production of equipment worth Rs 2.44 lakh crore, with exports of around Rs 2 lakh crore over a period of five years.

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DoT Issues Guidelines For Rs 12,195-Cr Telecom PLI; Registration Process To Begin On Fri

The scheme for telecom gear manufacturing in India is expected to encourage production of equipment worth Rs 2.44 lakh crore over a period of five years.

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State Govt, Cities Committing Big Mistake By Looking At Revenue From Telecom Infra: Official

Telecom sector players often complain that local authorities in some states demand high charges for laying optical fibre cables and other network equipment.

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Telcos Gross Revenue Rises By 12.27% To Rs 71,588 Cr In Oct-Dec 2020: Trai

Based on AGR of access service provider Trai calculated that average revenue per user in the telecom sector increased to Rs 108.78 from Rs 85.07 on y-o-y basis.

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VIL's Long-Term Biz Concerns Remain An Overhang For Indus Towers: Report

Indus has a nationwide presence with operations in all 22 telecom circles in India, and as of March 31, 2021, it owned and operated 1,79,225 towers.

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