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SC notice to Vodafone, Airtel on 3G intra-circle roaming pact

The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear the Centre's plea challenging TDSAT's judgement that allowed 3G intra-circle roaming and issued notices to Airtel, Idea and Vodafone which were allowed to offer 3G services in areas where not all of them own 3G spectrum.

BSNL signs four international roaming agreements

State-run telecom operator BSNL has signed four international roaming agreements in May with service providers in Bahrain, Guinea and Saudi Arabia.

Trai to extend deadline for comments on roaming tariffs

Trai had floated a paper with a view to lowering the rates of mobile calls and SMSes roaming facility. It had asked industry players to provide inputs on 'Review of Tariff for National Roaming' by March 18.

Tata Comm Q3 net loss at Rs 201 cr

Tata Communications Monday reported net loss of Rs 201 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2012 due to rise in expenditures.

Tata Comm offers solutions to consolidate telcos roaming ops

In order to help operators manage their roaming arrangements, Tata Communications has introduced 'Virtual Private Roaming Hub' and 'LTE Roaming Service', the company said in a statement.

Need to sort issues before implementing free-roaming: Airtel

Even as the government is hopeful of implementing free roaming in the country from next year, Bharti Airtel today said issues like varied spectrum pricing and tariff in different circles need to be studied before introducing such facilities.

No roaming charges from next year: Kapil Sibal

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said that mobile phone subscribers will not have to pay roaming charges from next year.

Vodafone launches international roaming package

Subscribers can get the package activated on a one-time rental fee of Rs 1,499 valid for 30 days, which will be charged in the customer's bill and there is no limit on the usage, Vodafone India said in a statement.