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Telecom tangle: Is floor price for voice, data services feasible?

Telecom tangle: Is floor price for voice, data services feasible?

Industry stakeholders have suggested a floor price to stop any player from offering tariff below that level.

Kashmir unrest: Telecom companies directed to reduce data speed

Meanwhile, two terrorists are still holed up inside the building of the Delhi Public School in Panta Chowk, Sringar and counter-terror operations are underway.

India to take corrective steps to ensure telecoms growth

India to take corrective steps to ensure telecoms growth

India`s telecoms minister said on Thursday that the government would take corrective steps to ensure growth in the sector, the world`s second-biggest by number of users, amid worries about financial stress.

Telecom sector woes do not pose systemic threat to banks: Fitch

In the wake of recent liquidity crisis at Reliance Communications, global rating agency Fitch Ratings today said though the country's banks do not have large exposure to the telecom sector, but defaults could affect lenders with weak financials.

Cut prices, pass GST benefits to customers: Govt tells telcos

The finance ministry on Friday asked telecom companies to rejig costs and lower prices to pass on the benefits of tax rate reduction under GST to customers from July.

Telecos to bleed this year as well due to Jio: Crisil

Telecos to bleed this year as well due to Jio: Crisil

Due to intense competition triggered after launch of Reliance Jio, top three telecom companies are set to face the heat in fiscal 2018 as well, as per a report by rating agency Crisil released on Monday.

Govt worry on lower tariffs inconsistent with policy: TRAI

Govt worry on lower tariffs inconsistent with policy: TRAI

TRAI has rejected the Telecom Commission's contention of free offers by Reliance Jio playing havoc on finances of telecom companies saying its policies are aimed at promoting competition and lower tariffs that benefit consumers.

 

'No plan yet to give telcos option to buy spectrum annually'

'No plan yet to give telcos option to buy spectrum annually'

The government has no immediate plan to provide telecom companies with an option to buy spectrum annually, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said.

Telecom companies to launch new way of recharging prepaid mobiles without unveiling number

Telecom companies to launch new way of recharging prepaid mobiles without unveiling number. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Telecom tussle continues between companies

Telecom tussle continues between companies. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Telecom companies may give new year gift to costumers

Telecom companies may give new year gift to costumers. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Telecom subscriber base reaches 1078 million in September, Jio provides main boost

Telecom subscriber base reached 1074.24 million, 1.98 percent rise, at September end with Jio providing the main boost.

Nokia bags $230 million 4G network deal from Airtel in 9 circles

Nokia bags $230 million 4G network deal from Airtel in 9 circles

Telecom gear maker Nokia has bagged USD 230-million 4G network deal from Bharti Airtel in nine telecom service areas.

Day 5 of spectrum auction: Govt gets bids worth Rs 63,325 crore so far

Day 5 of spectrum auction: Govt gets bids worth Rs 63,325 crore so far

Spectrum auction has received bids worth Rs 63,325 crore so far on the fifth day Thursday for around 40 percent of mobile radiowaves put up for sale.

 

Telecom spectrum auction proceeds clock Rs 63,000 crore by fourth day

Telecom spectrum auction proceeds clock Rs 63,000 crore by fourth day

Spectrum auction has received bids worth Rs 63,000 crore so far on the fourth day on Wednesday for around 40 per cent of mobile frequencies put up for sale but telecom operators continued to ignore highly priced 4G radiowaves in 700 Mhz and 900 Mhz bands.

Telecom spectrum auction proceeds clock Rs 60,969 crore by third day

Telecom spectrum auction proceeds clock Rs 60,969 crore by third day

The much-hyped spectrum auction crawled on the third day today, adding Rs 4,097 crore of bids to take total commitments to Rs 60,969 crore but over 60 per cent of the airwaves remained unsold as premium 4G bands found no takers.

Midcap Bazaar | Tiff increasing between telecom companies and Jio

Tiff increasing between telecom companies and Jio. Watch the full segment for more details.

EU seeks to spur fast broadband roll-out with telecoms reform

EU seeks to spur fast broadband roll-out with telecoms reform

The European Union aims to spur the roll-out of fast broadband across the 28-nation bloc by relaxing rules that force telecom companies to open up their networks to competitors.

DNA: Analysis of TRAI report on low internet speed

TRAI acknowledges the request of consumers complaining of internet speeds in 4G. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!