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MTNL, BSNL face total debt of over Rs 21,000 cr

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 16:33

The total debt of state-run telecom companies MTNL and BSNL has increased to Rs 21,208 crore at the end of June 2014.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Investments in telecom surged 4 times to $1.3 bn

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:27

The telecom sector attracted over 4-fold growth in foreign investments at USD 1.3 billion during the financial year 2013-14.

Strong state-backed player not good for telecom sector: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 19:07

As the government marks the revival of BSNL and MTNL on top of its agendas, a Credit Suisse report has said that a 'strong state-backed competitor' is not good for private sector telecom operators.

DoT working on policy to treat broadband as basic need

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 16:18

At present there are different departments that govern various technologies.

Telecom tax resolution, chip-making sops on agenda: Prasad

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 17:53

Prasad said the government is working on expansion of telecom services, incentives for chip-making units in certain cities and the setting up of postal banks.

Bharti Airtel, Uninor top GSM user additions in May: COAI

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 16:08

There were 72.68 crore GSM users at the end of April, the COAI said.

100 million users takes benefit of Mobile Number Portability

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 23:02

Mobile Number Portability (MNP) has crossed a landmark figure of 100 million with 11 per cent of the total mobile subscribers exercising this facility till date.

Only 2 firms bid for telecom network proj in naxal-hit areas

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 20:51

Only two players, Vihaan Networks and HFCL, have submitted bids for setting up telecom network in naxal-hit areas, a project which already has faced delays due to the pricing issue.

Will not invest in telecom sector again: Analjit Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 15:19

Former non-executive Chairman of Vodafone India Analjit Singh will not invest in the telecom sector again, and will look for other options for making investments.

Bharti Infratel Q4 net profit jumps 64% to Rs 472 cr

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:34

The revenues of the company grew 4 percent to Rs 2,790 crore for the reported period as compared to Rs 2,674 crore in the same period last year.

Small towns to see more hiring in telecom sector: Experts

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:03

It also helps the company in managing lower recurring cost in increments and physical infrastructure are also available at much lesser cost as compared to the metros, he said.

DoT may ask CAG to drop objections over entry-fee adjustments

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 20:21

The DoT may ask the CAG to drop objections raised against four telcos.