Uninor changes name to Telenor, expands call drop refund plan
Uninor changes name to Telenor, expands call drop refund plan

Telecom operator Uninor on Wednesday changed the brand name to Telenor, the name of its parent company, while extending call drop reimbursement offers to all calls made from its network, in a move to position itself as "the most affordable service provider" in the country.

RCom in talks with ATC, Carlyle for stake sale in tower biz
RCom in talks with ATC, Carlyle for stake sale in tower biz

Telecom operator Reliance Communications is in talks with American Tower Company (ATC) and Carlyle to sell majority stake in its tower subsidiary Reliance Infratel in the current financial year.

Jersey Airtel in talks to acquire stake in JT Global

"Airtel and JT have confirmed that they are in initial talks to merge their operations across the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey," said a joint statement by Airtel and JT.

Aircel cuts roaming rates in South India, offers free incoming

The offering announced under 'Five States, One Rate' scheme requires no separate recharge or pack activation and will be activated by default with effect from June 11, 2015.

DoT issues LoI to Airtel for spectrum acquired in March sale

According to sources, so far India's largest telecom operator has been allocated spectrum in a total of 10 circles -- 7 circles in 2100 MHz band and 3 circles in 1800 MHz band.

Vodafone sells its 4.2 % stake in Bharti Airtel for $200 million

British telecom company Vodafone on Thursday said it has exited from Bharti Airtel by selling its 4.2 percent stake in the Indian telecom major to an arm of Bharti Group.

Reliance Communications says looking to monetise tower assets

The country`s number four telecom operator, which had a net debt burden of close to $6 billion at the end of 2014, has been looking to divest assets to reduce debt levels and focus on its core business.

Tata Docomo cuts roaming rates by up to 75%

For STD calls during roaming, Tata Docomo customers will be charged Rs 1.15 per minute

GCX's CEO gets charge of RCOM's Enterprise

Telecom operator Reliance Communications on Monday said Chairman and CEO of subsidiary GCX Bill Barney has been given the additional charge of its domestic enterprise business.

Now capable of providing 4G pan-India: RCom

Telecom operator Reliance Communications (RCom) on Friday said it has gained capability to provide 4G services across the country on the back of spectrum won by it in the recently concluded spectrum auction.

RCom Q3 Net up 86% at Rs 201 crore

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 108 crore in the same quarter a year ago.

Reliance Jio to build wifi network in Central Delhi

North Delhi Municipal Corporation has roped in telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm to roll out wifi network in central Delhi by June this year, as per sources.

Reliance Jio president Sumit Chowdhury quits

Telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm President Sumit D Chowdhury has resigned from the company to start his own venture.

TRAI starts process for review of interconnect charges

Sectoral regulator TRAI has initiated the process to review interconnect charges, which one telecom operator pays to other service providers for using their network to complete calls.

RCom Q2 net profit down 77% to Rs 153 cr

Telecom operator Reliance Communications today reported 77 percent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 153 crore for second quarter ended September, mainly on account of a significantly high 'other income' in the year-ago period.

Aircel partners Reliance Comm to launch 3G services in Mumbai

Mobile telecom operator Aircel has partnered with Reliance Communications to launch high-speed 3G services in the lucrative Mumbai circle.

Telecom Commission clears way for full MNP, likely to be implemented by Mar 31

The full MNP is likely expected to be implemented by March 31, 2015.

Vodafone wins Rs 3,200 crore transfer pricing case in HC

Vodafone is locked in a separate USD 2 billion dispute with the Government over its buying of Hong Kong-based Hutchison's stake in Hutchison-Essar.

Vodafone Price Transfer case: Bombay HC rules in favour of telecom firm

The court said that there was no taxable income arising out of the transaction. The amount of tax demanded by the authorities stood at Rs 3,200 crore in 2009-2010.

Vodafone seeks spectrum urgently, validity extension by 6 months

The company has also sought extension of the spectrum's validity by six months from the date of allocation.