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TRAI recommends sharing of all telecom spectrum

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 17:28

In a move that could help companies significantly reduce cost of mobile services, telecom regulator TRAI today recommended allowing sharing of all categories of airwaves held by operators including spectrum allocated at old price of Rs 1,658 crore or assigned without auction.

Hiring activity rises 22% in June this year

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 18:00

Industry wise hiring sentiment was positive with Telecom and BPO seeing an increase of 20 percent.

Telecom subscribers rise to 933 million

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 16:44

Driven by mobile connections, the country's telecom industry added over one million users in March, taking the total number of subscribers to 933 million, as per latest data released by telecom regulator TRAI.

Mobile phone tariffs likely to rise

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 13:22

Mobile phone tariffs are set to increase and freebies and discounts likely to be further brought down.

Lack of decision making affecting telecom sector: Khullar

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 21:11

Telecom industry is under stress financially because of falling margins and lack of foreign investments due to lack of confidence in public decision making, Trai Chairman Rahul Khullar said Friday.

Telecom industry back on the growth mode

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 15:18

Telcos witness net mobile subscriber additions after 8 months.

FDI in telecom sector plunges to $43 mn in Apr-Sep FY'13

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 12:29

FDI as a source of funding has shrunk to a trickle for the once lucrative telecom sector with foreign investment inflows plunging to USD 43 million in the April-September period of the current fiscal.

No gloom in telecom sector, only correction: BSNL chief

Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 20:07

Stating that there is no gloom in the telecom industry, BSNL Thursday said the sector has grown "too fast" in the last few years and a correction is taking place at present.

Telecom industry needs to hike call rates: Bharti Airtel

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 15:56

Telecom market leader Bharti Airtel on Thursday said the industry will need to raise tariffs as margins of operators are getting hurt at the current rate but ruled itself out to be the first to take the step.

Telecom industry loses 1.87 mn subscribers in September

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 20:30

The drop in subscribers in September comes after the overall user base dipped by 0.56 percent to 939.57 million in August.

TDSAT asks govt to reduce Uninor bank guarantee by 50%

Last Updated: Monday, November 05, 2012, 19:26

Telecom tribunal TDSAT has directed the government to reduce by 50 percent the Rs 630 crore Financial Bank Guarantee (FBG) submitted by Uninor at the time of allotment of spectrum for 22 circles.

TDSAT asks govt to reduce Uninor bank guarantee by 50%

Last Updated: Monday, November 05, 2012, 19:26

Telecom tribunal TDSAT has directed the government to reduce by 50 percent the Rs 630 crore Financial Bank Guarantee (FBG) submitted by Uninor at the time of allotment of spectrum for 22 circles.