India should not embrace protectionist policies: US telecom

Furthermore, TIA said it encourages India to continue to adopt global standards rather than mandatory national standards, which will inhibit India?s long-term growth.

Pricing power returns to Indian telcos as tariffs rise: Fitch

According to Fitch Ratings, the gradual increase in voice tariffs by Indian telcos is positive for the industry.

Indian telcos plan lower investments than Asian peers: Fitch

Fitch said it believes this (lower investment) is due to the weaker balance sheets of the Indian operators and raises the likelihood of capex needing to rise significantly over the medium term.

Telcos need to invest Rs 2.5 lakh cr to meet policy goals

The telecom sector needs about Rs 2.30 lakh crore investment for meeting the target of 100 percent connectivity in rural areas and 60 crore broadband connections as envisaged in the National Telecom Policy, E&Y has said.

Telcos fined Rs 2,757 cr for not verifying user IDs: Govt

"Out of these, 8,786 cases are against subscribers who were found to be involved in forgery," Sibal said.

Fixed-line revenue of telcos to dip 7% this year, says Gartner

The telcos will see a 7 percent decline in their revenues from the fixed-line businesses to Rs 14,800 crore this calendar year, as pulling down the overall growth in the consumer fixed services market to a muted 2 percent, says a Gartner report.