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.

BJP accuses Sibal of giving penalty waiver to RCom

BJP accused Telecom
Minister Kapil Sibal of misusing his Cabinet position to give
a penalty waiver to Reliance Communications and maintained
that by terming the PIL on the issue a move to defame him he
is insulting the courts.

SC slams govt, RCom over Amar phone tapping

The Supreme Court on Friday
slammed the Government for not cancelling the licence of
Reliance Infocomm for illegally tapping the telephone of
politician Amar Singh on the basis of forged orders.

RCom board okays strategic stake sale

RCom has given in-principle approval to dilute 26% equity in a strategic sale.

RCom may sell 5 percent to investors in tower unit

Reliance Communications is learnt to have begun talks with strategic and financial investors for selling 5 percent stake in its tower unit prior to the planned initial public offering.

RCom bags mGovernance deals in Kerala, Mumbai, Maha circles

Reliance Communications said it has bagged contracts to develop telecom infrastructure in Kerala, Mumbai and Maharashtra circles.

RCoM unveils 1 paise per SMS plan

Reliance Communications Friday introduced 1 paise per SMS plan taking the tariff war to the data front from voice calls.

RCom launches mVDO for mobile users

Telecom operator Reliance
Communications (RCom) on Monday announced the launch of its
value-added service `mVDO`, which will allow its mobile
subscribers watch, share, search and upload videos online.

BSNL, Bharti want 6% uniform licence fee, RCom differs

Two major telecom players -- Bharti Airtel and BSNL -- want an uniform licence fee of six percent on revenues from all services like mobile, landline, long distance telephony, ISP among others.

RCom may sign Rs 200cr deal with Canadian co

RCom is believed to be in advanced talks with Canadian co Iseemedia for mobile mail gateway agreement that will provide email facilities to low-end handsets.

Rel Comm forays into handset distribution biz

Reliance Webstore, the retail arm
of Reliance Communications, on Thursday said it has forayed into
handset distribution and plans to have a network of 10,000
outlets across the country in the next three years.

RCom may unveil per second billing, intensifying price war

Reliance Communications is likely to
join the per second tariff war engaged in by rival mobile
operators to grab more subscribers.

RCOM Q2 net down 52% to Rs 740 cr

Anil Ambani Group firm Reliance
Communications Ltd on Saturday reported 51.66 percent decline in
its consolidated profit at Rs 740 crore for the second quarter.

RCom debunks Spl Auditor reports; says no irregularities in A/c

Anil Ambani group firm Reliance
Communications Sunday debunked the special audit report and
said it has neither inflated revenues nor evaded licence fees
to be paid to the government.

ICAI seeks details of RCom`s books to act against auditor

Accounting regulator ICAI on Wednesday said it has asked Reliance Communication to provide financial details before it can initiate action against the teleco`s auditors.

RCom may have inflated revenues, evaded licence fee to govt

A government appointed auditor is understood to have found inflation of revenues by Rs 2,915 crores by Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Communications in 2007-08, besides evasion of Rs 315 crore in licence fee.

Audit of RCom accounts done; others soon

Auditors appointed by the government to look into violation of revenue reporting norms are understood to have submitted the report on Reliance Communication and their findings on other telecos would follow in the coming weeks.

RCOM heats up tariff war, launches 50 paise/minute plan

Intensifying the tariff war in the fast-growing telecom market, Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Communications has cut all call rates to 50 paise per minute flat across networks effective from tomorrow.

RCom partners Microsoft for Windows mobile solutions

Anil Ambani-led Reliance
Communications on Wednesday announced its partnership with software major Microsoft for offering Windows Mobile solutions on its
wireless networks.

RCOM board approves Rel Infratel IPO

Anil Ambani-led Reliance
Communication on Tuesday said the draft prospectus for the initial
public offer of its telecom tower subsidiary Reliance Infratel
will be filed with market regulator SEBI shortly.