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.
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.
Seeking to buy time, Congress
high command appears to be toying with the idea of having a
Deputy Chief Minister and PCC chief in Andhra Pradesh from
Telangana region amid a growing clamour for a separate state.
Mobile operator Idea Cellular said CBI has asked the company for its accounts and 2G licence documents in connection with alleged irregularities in allocation of spectrum to new operators by the Department of Telecom (DoT).
IDEA Cellular announced the lowest tariff for mobile users in the city offering all local calls for 40 paise per min on its network for a period of one year, and STD and SMS at 50 paise per min, on any mobile and landline network.
IBM on Wednesday said it has bagged an order believed to be worth USD 200 million from Videocon Group`s telecom arm Datacom, which is slated to launch cellular services this year, for providing IT infrastructure and services.
Idea Cellular has tied up with Reuters
Market Light to launch an information service targeted at the
farmers, to provide them with information that would help them
improve production and marketing of their produce.