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COAI seeks equal rules, spectrum road map in new telecom policy

COAI seeks equal rules, spectrum road map in new telecom policy

An inter-ministerial group, which has been constituted to look into the financial issues of the telecom sector and suggest remedial measures, is expected to submit its report later this month.

Idea Cellular posts third straight loss amid price war

Idea Cellular posts third straight loss amid price war

Idea Cellular Ltd, India`s No. 3 telecoms firm, reported a third straight quarterly loss on Thursday, reeling in the wake of a price war wrought by upstart entrant Reliance Jio.

Vodafone-Idea merger transactions expected to be completed in 2018

Vodafone-Idea merger transactions expected to be completed in 2018

A day after the Competition Commission of India gave its nod to the Vodafone India-Idea Cellular merger, both companies in a joint statement said other statutory approvals were expected to come soon and the transaction will be completed during 2018.

DoT to meet telcos, associations tomorrow on new policy

The meeting is expected to be chaired by Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan, and service providers as well as prominent industry bodies have been invited to place their ideas and inputs on the upcoming policy, said multiple sources.

Telecom debt woes due to incumbents not investing in biz: Jio

Telecom debt woes due to incumbents not investing in biz: Jio

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio on Monday ascribed financial stress in the telecom sector to existing operators like Bharti Airtel and Idea running businesses on debt and investing heavily in unrelated sectors.

Idea Data Jackpot Offer: Get 10 GB monthly data for 3 months at just Rs 100

Idea Data Jackpot Offer: Get 10 GB monthly data for 3 months at just Rs 100

Customers can enjoy 10 GB data per month for first three months under the offer.

Idea, Flipkart tie-up to offer bulk data to smartphone buyers

Telecom operator Idea Cellular and e-commerce firm Flipkart have entered into a partnership under which they will offer up to 30 GB of 4G mobile data to smartphone buyers.

Idea Cellular Q4 loss at Rs 325.6 crore as Jio entry takes toll

Idea Cellular Q4 loss at Rs 325.6 crore as Jio entry takes toll

The company had posted a profit of Rs 449.2 crore in the same period a year ago.

Data war to continue further; Reliance Jio's free offers to go on for 12-18 months

Data war to continue further; Reliance Jio's free offers to go on for 12-18 months

 Reliance Jio is expected to pursue its free offers and complimentary services for the next 12-18 months.

Reliance Jio plan Vs Airtel, BSNL, Idea – These could be your best bet

Reliance Jio plan Vs Airtel, BSNL, Idea – These could be your best bet

Let's check out what Airtel, Idea, and BSNL customers are getting vis-a-vis the offer laid out by Reliance Jio.

Jio beats rivals with almost double 4G download speed: Trai

Jio beats rivals with almost double 4G download speed: Trai

Amid a tussle between leading telecom firms over broadband speed, data published by telecom regulator Trai shows that Reliance Jio tops the chart with almost double the download speed of those offered by its nearest rivals -- Idea Cellular and Airtel.

Idea counters Reliance Jio with 12GB data, unlimited calls, SMSes and free roaming

Idea counters Reliance Jio with 12GB data, unlimited calls, SMSes and free roaming

In a bid to tackle the raging price war in the country, Idea has come up with an Ultimate  postpaid plan for customers giving upto 12GB data, unlimited calls, SMSes and free roaming.

Analysing the impact of Idea-Vodafone merger on telecom sector

Analysing the impact of Idea-Vodafone merger on telecom sector. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jio customers to remain loyal even with paid services: Report

Jio customers to remain loyal even with paid services: Report

As Jio will make its services paid from April 1, 2017, it was thought that many customers may stop subscribing to it, but a research conducted by brokerage firm Bernstein showed opposite trend.

Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL – Compare who has a better data plan

Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL – Compare who has a better data plan

Here is a comparative plan of the various telecom operators and their data tariff.

It's raining mobile data on Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea – Compare full tariff plan

It's raining mobile data on Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea – Compare full tariff plan

Here is a comparative plan of the various telecom operators. Check out the full tariff table.

Valentine's day: Reliance Jio, Airtel, Idea, Aircel play the love game on twitter

Valentine's day: Reliance Jio, Airtel, Idea, Aircel play the love game on twitter

For once, 'love is in the air' among the fiercest rivals of the Indian telecom industry on the Valentine's Day, with twitter playing the cupid.

Law ministry approved the proposal of TRAI to impose penalty on Airtel, Idea and Vodafone

Law ministry approved the proposal of TRAI to impose penalty on Airtel, Idea and Vodafone. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Reliance Jio effect: Latest BSNL, Airtel, Idea plans offering unlimited calling, free GB

Reliance Jio effect: Latest BSNL, Airtel, Idea plans offering unlimited calling, free GB

With Reliance Jio now offering free calling services and disruptive data pricing, mobile telecom service providers have started launching recharge plans offering unlimited voice calls, and various data benefits, in order to retain users.

Mobile data price war in India post Reliance Jio launch

Mobile data price war in India post Reliance Jio launch

Storming his way into telecom sector, Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, in September announced the launch of much-talked about Jio 4G service, offering free voice calls and national roaming along with what he touted as the world's lowest data tariff.