J&K floods: Telecom services normalising slowly in Kashmir Valley

Telecom services in the flood-hit Kashmir Valley are being normalised slowly with BSNL restoring around 80 per cent of the affected network.

Telecom players offer free calling to users in Kashmir

Even as telecom services are being restored in Kashmir Valley, mobile operators are offering free calling facility in the region.

WhatsApp crosses 50 million active users in India

WhatsApp, the mobile messaging application, has achieved a milestone with a record of 50 million active users in India.

Wikipedia initiates `article-on-SMS` service

Wikipedia has reportedly initiated ` article-on-SMS` service, in which articles will be sent via text messages, and the service is aimed primarily at African users.

Suicide bombers attack Airtel office in Nigeria

Suicide car bombers attacked the offices of a Nigerian subsidiary of Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel in the volatile city of Kano besides that of South African firm MTN, killing at least four.

Mahajan allotted additional spectrum without coordination: CBI

Additional spectrum beyond 6.2 Mhz was allotted during late Telecom Minister Pramod Mahajan`s tenure to Airtel, Vodafone and Idea without coordination with Defence agencies, CBI claimed.

You are in queue, Airtel tells RAW on phone tapping

A barrage of requests by security agencies to a leading telecom company for telephone tapping led it to say a polite no even to the country`s premier external intelligence agency RAW.

Airtel, Aircel to launch Apple iPhone 4S on Nov 25

Apple phone enthusiasts in India should note this date down. November 25 is the official date when Aircel and Airtel would be launching iPhone 4S in the country.

Come clean on energy, people tell Airtel chief

Emails sent to the Airtel chief demanding disclosure its carbon emission.

BlackBerry monitoring:Airtel, Tata upgrade network

Two leading Indian mobile providers have told the government they have upgraded their networks to allow law enforcers to monitor messages sent through BlackBerry smartphones, a report said Thursday.

Finally, 3G spectrum auction begins

The much-awaited, first-ever auction of radio frequency spectrum for third generation (3G) telephony in India kicked off Friday.

MNS members attack Airtel outlet after Raj pours vitriol

Five members of Maharashtra
Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Tuesday allegedly attacked an Airtel outlet
here soon after party chief Raj Thackeray poured vitriol on
the telecom service provider for not launching customer care
helpline in Marathi.

3G: Fitch studying revenue impact on Bharti

Credit rating agency Fitch on Wednesday said it is closely monitoring the impact of the cost for pan-India 3G licence on the revenues of Bharti Airtel.

Bharti signals renewed international push

Leading telecom firm Bharti Airtel on Wednesday set up a new unit to drive its foreign expansion, signalling its growth ambitions are intact despite twice failing to reach a deal with South Africa`s MTN.

Dhabi group rules out exiting Warid Telecom

Dhabi group, the company which has agreed to sell 70 per cent of its stake in Bangladesh`s Warid Telecom to Bharti Airtel, said it would not exit the venture.

Airtel may sign MoU with Warid during Hasina`s visit

Bharti Airtel is likely to sign an agreement with Bangadeshi firm Warid Telecom for acquiring 70 percent stake during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina`s visit to India next week.

Airtel eyes Warid Telecom in B`desh; close to deal

Bharti Airtel is close to clinching a deal to acquire 70 per cent stake in Warid
Telecom, a local mobile company in Bangladesh owned by Abu
Dhabi Group.

Bharti Airtel starts Middle East data services

Bharti Airtel, India`s leading mobile operator, on Monday said it had launched wholesale data services for the Middle East.

Six of top 10 cos add Rs 24k cr in m-cap; Airtel biggest gainer

Six out of the top 10 companies added over Rs 24,000 crore to their market capitalisation last week with telecom giant Bharti Airtel alone contributing one-third of the gain.

Airtel cuts mobile roaming rates by 60%

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Friday
cut mobile roaming rates by 60 per cent for its 115 million
users, opening a new turf in the ongoing tariff war.