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Indian telecom subscriber base dips to 120 crore in October

Indian telecom subscriber base dips to 120 crore in October

Reliance Jio led the mobile segment in terms of new customers addition with net addition of 73.44 lakh subscribers.

Dec 12, 2017, 22:23 PM IST

DoT asks telcos to file weekly update on call drops

In the meeting, all mobile service providers were also directed to file a report of their network performance comprising call drops and efforts made by them for the month of July by evening of August 16.

Aug 16, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Surplus spectrum: Telecom firms withdraw pleas from HC, to move SC

Two telecom firms, chargesheeted in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case, Friday withdrew from Delhi High Court their plea challenging the special 2G court's jurisdiction to deal with the matter.

Aug 14, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

Telecom firms asked by HC to give mobile tower details in 7 days

"Mobile companies have been asked by the High Court to provide details about mobile towers installed in UT Chandigarh within seven days," advocate Shekhar Verma, counsel for UT Chandigarh Administration, said.

Aug 07, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Sunil Mittal favours payment bank licence for telcos over banks

Pitching for payment bank licence for telcos, telecom tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal on Tuesday said traditional banks will not be able to deliver financial services to the lower end of the population without incurring huge losses.

Jul 14, 2015, 21:08 PM IST
Additional spectrum case: CBI opposes jurisdiction issue

Additional spectrum case: CBI opposes jurisdiction issue

CBI on Tuesday opposed in a special court the issue of jurisdiction raised by two telecom firms, chargesheeted in additional spectrum allocation case of 2002, saying the case fell under the ambit of 2G spectrum scam which clear from the orders of the Supreme Court.

Jun 30, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

You have enough spectrum, address call drops: Prasad to telcos

The minister said he has asked sectoral regulator TRAI to suggest a disincentive mechanism to tackle the problem, though he refused to share if it will be a financial disincentive.

Jun 14, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

2G case: Raja "illegally" granted spectrum to ineligible firms, says ED

Enforcement Directorate (ED) Monday told a special court that former Telecom Minister A Raja had "illegally" granted 2G spectrum licences to ineligible firms for which Rs 200 crore was allegedly transferred to Kalaignar TV, owned by DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's family.

Jun 01, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

Telcos propose licence regime for apps like WhatsApp, Skype

This comes after all the stakeholders submitted their comments on Trai's consultation paper on Net Neutrality. April 24 was the last day to summit the comments.

Apr 27, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Telcos' finances will be under pressure: Fitch

The spectrum auction which concluded on March 25 attracted bids worth Rs 1,09,874.91 crore.

Mar 27, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

High spectrum prices to put pressure on telcos: GSMA

The biggest telecom spectrum auction ended on Wednesday after 19 days of fierce bidding and fetched about Rs 1.10 lakh crore to the government.

Mar 27, 2015, 17:00 PM IST

Court allows CBI to drop ED officer as witness in 2G case

A special court has allowed CBI to drop Enforcement Directorate's Assistant Director Satyendra Singh as a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case.

Feb 10, 2015, 18:57 PM IST

Additional spectrum case: Court to hear matter on Feb 6

A special 2G court on Tuesday fixed February 6 to hear the 2002 additional spectrum allocation scam case in which the CBI had chargesheeted former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms.

Feb 03, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Debt levels of telecom firms likely to rise, warns ICRA

Even as the proposed spectrum auction is expected to generate up to Rs 96,000 crore for the government, the debt levels of telecom firms are likely to go up due to sizeable payouts, rating agency ICRA said on Friday.

Jan 10, 2015, 00:24 AM IST

Delhi LG's help sought over mobile phone towers

New Delhi: Three leading telecom industry associations have written to Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, seeking his support for proper norms to erect mobile towers since delays on this count are causing call drops and poor service quality.

Nov 27, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Govt asks telcos to implement full MNP by May

Government has asked telecom firms to implement full mobile number portability by May 3, a move that will enable subscribers to retain their numbers when they shift to other states or licensed service areas.

Nov 07, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

Top 7 telecom firms owe over Rs 2,100-cr penalty to DoT: CAG

The penalty escalates to Rs 5,000 per wrong CAF if compliance rate is between 90-95 percent and goes up to 50,000 per form if it is below 80 percent.

Aug 03, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

Telcos' gross revenue up by 12% to Rs 60,716 cr in Q1

The adjusted gross revenue on which government levies licence and other regulatory fees increased by 16.26 percent on yearly basis at Rs 41,016 crore during the reported quarter.

Aug 03, 2014, 14:11 PM IST

Govt releases telecom M&A norms, ups market share limit to 50%

In a bid to spur M&As in the crowded telecom sector, the government on Thursday eased rules by allowing mergers between firms with up to 50 per cent combined market share.

Feb 20, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

HC erred in bringing Telecos under CAG ambit: SC told

Telecom firms on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that the Delhi High Court erred in holding that CAG is empowered to conduct their revenue audits.

Feb 11, 2014, 23:13 PM IST