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 Seven companies qualify to bid in upcoming telecom spectrum auction

Seven companies qualify to bid in upcoming telecom spectrum auction

Seven telecom service providers have qualified to bid for the upcoming biggest-ever airwaves auction starting from October 1, according to official data released here by the Department of Telecommunications.

Auction: RCom, Aircel to bid separately, 5 others also in fray

Auction: RCom, Aircel to bid separately, 5 others also in fray

Telecom operators Reliance Communications and Aircel, which announced their merger about a week ago, will bid separately in the upcoming mega-spectrum auction where all the seven applicants have made it to the final list of bidders.

Seven telcos submit Rs 15,000 crore earnest money for auction

Seven telcos submit Rs 15,000 crore earnest money for auction

In a seemingly tepid build-up to the upcoming spectrum sale, due on October 1, seven mobile operators are said to have deposited earnest money of about Rs 15,000 crore, lower than the previous year's Rs 20,435 crore.

RCom-Aircel merger: Will the new entity give strong competition to its peers?

RCom-Aircel merger: Will the new entity give strong competition to its peers?

The combined entity RCom-Aircel will now be the third largest telecom entity in India by subscriber base, thus moving ahead of Idea Cellular Limited (Idea).

 

RCom expects to sell towers in Oct, Aircel to divest its own

RCom expects to sell towers in Oct, Aircel to divest its own

Telecom operator Reliance Communications is looking to close its long-pending mobile tower sale deal next month that may bring down its debt by around Rs 19,000-20,000 crore.

Aircel to merge with R-Com's mobile business

Aircel to merge with R-Com's mobile business. Watch complete news story of News Tonight Superfast for getting detailed updates!

RCom, Aircel announce merger to create India's 4th largest telcom operator

RCom, Aircel announce merger to create India's 4th largest telcom operator

In the biggest consolidation deal in India's telecom sector, Reliance Communications and Aircel on Wednesday announced the merger of their wireless operations to create a combined entity with assets worth Rs 65,000 crore.

 RCom-Aircel expected to sign merger deal by Sept 1st week

RCom-Aircel expected to sign merger deal by Sept 1st week

Telecom operators Reliance Communications and Aircel are expected to sign agreement for merger of their businesses by the first week of September.

DoT to issue demand notices this week to 6 telcos for 2006-07

DoT to issue demand notices this week to 6 telcos for 2006-07

The Department of Telecom will issue this week the next lot of demand notices to six telecom operators for under-reporting of revenues in around 10 circles in 2006-07 year.

 

Exclusive News | DoT sends underreporting demand notice of 1 circle to R-Com, Aircel, Tata Tele

DoT sends underreporting demand notice of 1 circle to R-Com, Aircel, Tata Tele. Watch complete news story of Top 50 Shares and stay updated with the latest trends and statistics in the stock market, commodity market and share market!

Telecom Ministry clears Airtel-Aircel 4G spectrum trading deal

Telecom Ministry clears Airtel-Aircel 4G spectrum trading deal

Telecom Ministry is learnt to have cleared the Rs 3,500-crore 4G spectrum trading deal between service providers Bharti Airtel and Aircel.

Expect to announce merger with Aircel soon: RCom

Expect to announce merger with Aircel soon: RCom

Having extended talks with Aircel twice, Reliance Communications (RCom) on Thursday said it expects to announce the merger with the company "very shortly" after the signing of a "binding definitive" pact.

Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance, Idea, Aircel need to better call drop rate: Telecom regulator

Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance, Idea, Aircel need to better call drop rate: Telecom regulator

Most of the telecom operators have shown improvement in network performance although Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance, Aircel and Idea need to better their call drop rate performance in Delhi-NCR, Trai today said.

DoT Secretary to discus call drop, policy reforms with CEOs

DoT Secretary to discus call drop, policy reforms with CEOs

New Delhi: Telecom Secretary J S Deepak will deliberate on the problem of call drop, investments in the sector and ongoing policy reforms with CEOs of service providers on June 10.

Airtel's purchase of Aircel spectrum credit positive: Moody's

Airtel's purchase of Aircel spectrum credit positive: Moody's

Bharti Airtel's acquisition of telecom spectrum in eight circles from Aircel for Rs 3,500 crore is 'credit positive' as it would extend the firm's footprint to make it a pan-India 4G operator, Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday.

Bharti Airtel to buy Aircel mobile spectrum for $526 million

Indian telecommunications giant Bharti Airtel Ltd said on Friday it had agreed to pay Aircel 35 billion rupees ($526 million) for radio frequencies in eight service areas, to make its 4G mobile broadband services available across India

Airtel acquires 4G spectrum in 8 circles for Rs 3,500 crore

Airtel acquires 4G spectrum in 8 circles for Rs 3,500 crore

Bharti Airtel, country's largest telecom operator, today announced the acquisition of 20 MHz spectrum in 8 circles from Aircel for Rs 3,500 crore

Aircel, BSNL sign pan India 2G roaming pact

Aircel, BSNL sign pan India 2G roaming pact

  Telecom operator Aircel has signed 2G intra-circle roaming agreement with state-owned BSNL on pan-India basis.

RCom extends mobile business combination talks with Aircel

Telecom operator Reliance Communications (RCom) Wednesday said it has extended the exclusivity period with shareholders of Aircel for potential combination of mobile businesses of two companies.

BSNL close to sealing ICR deals with Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Aircel

BSNL close to sealing ICR deals with Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Aircel

The state-owned BSNL is close to finalising intra-circle roaming (ICR) agreements with Reliance Jio, Aircel and Vodafone as it looks at a revenue potential of Rs 500 crore per year through such deals.