Telecom industry

Mukesh Ambani calls Mittal a 'good friend' amid bitter telcos battle

Mukesh Ambani calls Mittal a 'good friend' amid bitter telcos battle

Displaying bonhomie, Ambani and Mittal warmly shook hands as they entered the arena hosting the India Mobile Congress (IMC).

Sep 28, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
HC dismisses Vodafone's plea on Interconnection Usage Charges

HC dismisses Vodafone's plea on Interconnection Usage Charges

The charges are currently determined in accordance with the Telecom Interconnection Usage Charges Regulations 2015.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
With JioPhone, entry-level handsets to see more action in India

With JioPhone, entry-level handsets to see more action in India

According to CyberMedia Research (CMR), 61.8 million mobiles were shipped in the second quarter of 2017, of which 54 per cent were feature phones, witnessing 9 per cent sequential growth. 

Aug 24, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
Mobile data war advances; Aircel offers 168GB data for 84 days against Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer

Mobile data war advances; Aircel offers 168GB data for 84 days against Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer

Aircel has recently launched two new offers which would provide 2GB data per day and unlimited calls with a validity of 84 days.

Aug 12, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Declining telcos revenue may impact govt collections: Manoj Sinha

Declining telcos revenue may impact govt collections: Manoj Sinha

Revenue collection from telecom services in form of license fee and spectrum usage charges may be adversely impacted in the current fiscal if sales revenue of operators continues to decline, Union minister Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
Delhi tops internet readiness among states: IAMAI

Delhi tops internet readiness among states: IAMAI

Delhi has emerged as the top state in terms of internet readiness with a strong position in areas like e-infrastructure, e-participation, IT environment, government e-services, a report by industry body IAMAI said on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Mobile towers 'completely safe', insists COAI

Cellular association COAI on Wednesday sought to play down health concerns related to mobile towers, saying they emit a low level of radiation within the prescribed norms and are "completely safe".

Apr 12, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Jio tariff plan just right to capture mass market: Analysts

Jio tariff plan just right to capture mass market: Analysts

The eventual tariff for Jio 4G services announced by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, which has a surprise element of free domestic calls with no roaming charges, is just right to capture a large share of India`s telecom and data market pie, analysts maintain.

Sep 02, 2016, 12:51 PM IST
Indian telecom carriers face price target cut on Jio threat

Indian telecom carriers face price target cut on Jio threat

India`s established telecom players saw their share prices dip further on Friday, after analysts slashed price targets on some of them, and warned that the launch of new rival Reliance Industries` Jio venture is set to be much more disruptive than earlier imagined.

Sep 02, 2016, 10:29 AM IST
Government defers mega spectrum auction by 2 days to Oct 1

Government defers mega spectrum auction by 2 days to Oct 1

Heeding to the industry's demand for starting spectrum auction from an auspicious date, government has deferred the mega sale of mobile frequencies by two days to October 1.

Aug 29, 2016, 21:41 PM IST
Telecom watchdog brings out app that helps consumers monitor data offered by operators; launch on July 5

Telecom watchdog brings out app that helps consumers monitor data offered by operators; launch on July 5

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The telecom watchdog has come out with a mobile app that will help consumers monitor 3G or 4G internet speed on their smartphones.

Jul 02, 2016, 16:38 PM IST