Parl Committee to discuss Net Neutrality issue tomorrow

A Parliamentary Committee will discuss the controversial issue of net neutrality on Thursday at a meeting where officials of telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are expected to present their views.

Blocking, slowing down content on net should not be allowed: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Blocking, slowing down content on net should not be allowed: Ravi Shankar Prasad

 Committing himself to keep the Internet equally accessible to all users, Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said blocking and deliberate slowing down or speeding up of lawful content on the web should not be allowed.

Roaming to be cheaper as Vodafone, Airtel, Idea cut tariffs

Mobile users will pay less for roaming from Friday as leading operators, including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and RCom, slashed their roaming rates by up to 75 percent weeks after regulator TRAI cut ceiling tariffs.

Vodafone India slashes national roaming rates by up to 75%

Vodafone India has slashed its national roaming rates by up to 75 percent with effect from May 1, days after telecom regulator TRAI reduced the ceiling tariffs.

Vodafone slashes call rates to quake-hit Nepal

Vodafone India on Sunday announced it was cutting down its call rates as part of its efforts to help people reach out to their friends and families in earthquake-hit areas of Nepal.

BJP MPs complain of frequent 'call drop' in popular mobile networks

Complaints of frequent 'call dropping', excess billing and non-transparency by some private telecom operators was on Monday made by a group of BJP MPs to Union Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who promised to look into the issue.

Bombs wound two in Cairo: Police

 Bombs exploded outside the offices of cell phone companies and a restaurant in the Egyptian capital on Thursday, wounding two people, one of them seriously, police said.

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.

Govt should make its stand clear on Vodafone disclosure: SP, CPI

Samajwadi Party and CPI said the government should make its stand clear on telecom major Vodafone`s disclosure that India was among 29 nations that sought access to its network to intercept calls, text messages and e-mails last year.

India sought access to Vodafone network to intercept calls

India is among 29 nations that sought access to Vodafone`s network to intercept calls, text messages and e-mails last year, the UK-based group said.

Vodafone tax row: Arvind Kejriwal targets Kapil Sibal

Arvind Kejriwal targeted newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal over the reversal of his predecessor’s decision on the Vodafone tax liability issue.

Vodafone-McLaren to split after 2013

Formula 1 team McLaren have confirmed that they will split with chief sponsors Vodafone at the end of the 2013 season.

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.

Mobile subscriptions fall after clean up drive

In January-August 2012, India added only about 14.52 million mobile subscribers as against 141.65 million in 2011, clearly representing a steep decline in net addition of mobile subscriber in the country.

I-T authorities can dissect any takeover deal: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said income-tax (I-T) authorities can go behind a deal to ascertain whether it is a genuine and legal transaction or something else dressed up as a business deal.

Vodafone to introduce Zoozoos in global markets

After acquiring cult status in India, Zoozoos, the black-and-white creatures that made a spectacular debut in telecom operator Vodafone Essar`s ads, are all set to go global.

Vodafone challenged for using songs of film `Seeta Aur Geeta`

Sippy Films approached Delhi High Court contending that it has the copyright over the songs and Vodafone is using them illegally.