Andhra Pradesh CM orders arrest of telecom officials to restore services

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asked police to arrest officials of telecom service providers and bring them to him if they fail to attend their duties to restore services in this port city.

J&K floods: Restore connectivity quickly, Omar asks telecom companies

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday asked all private mobile service providers to restore connectivity at an earliest in the flood-ravaged state.

J&K floods: Telecom services normalising slowly in Kashmir Valley

Telecom services in the flood-hit Kashmir Valley are being normalised slowly with BSNL restoring around 80 per cent of the affected network.

Militants finally free Telecom professional

A Telecom professional from Kolkata who was abducted by militants in November 2013 has been finally freed in Mizoram, police said.

Rs 5 cr ransom demand for release of abducted Telecom official

NLFT cadre, who abducted two Mizos and an executive of the Delhi-based Telecom Network Solution Deep Mondal of West Bengal, demanded a ransom of Rs five crore for the release, Mizoram police officials said.

EGoM to discuss third round of spectrum auction

The Empowered Group of Ministers headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram is scheduled to meet on Wednesday to discuss the third round of spectrum auction.

Kapil Sibal`s personal website hacked

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal`s personal website has been hacked and defaced by groups alleging Internet censorship and curbs on free speech.

Kapil Sibal`s personal website hacked

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal`s personal website has been hacked and defaced by groups alleging Internet censorship and curbs on free speech.

Is Microsoft buying Nokia?

Finnish telecom giant Nokia, considered among the most trusted brands in India, is going through a bad patch with its shares at an all-time low, triggering speculation that it may be acquired by Microsoft.

Telecom executive steals Rafi tribute show

He may not be as well known as singers Anand Raj Anand or Roop Kumar Rathod, but an executive with a mobile company, mesmerized the audience with his impeccable performance.

Deora to look after Telecom, Pilot IT & Postal

Newly appointed Minister of State for IT and Communications Milind Deora has been given the charge of the Telecom Department and his peer, Sachin
Pilot, will take care of IT and Postal issues.

Hearing on ex-telecom secy`s bail plea deferred to March 15

The hearing on the bail plea of
former Telecom Secretary Siddhartha Behura, arrested along
with former Telecom Minister A Raja for their role in the 2G
spectrum allocation scam, was deferred by a Delhi court to March 15.

India to have 400 mn 3G connection by 2015

3G connections are set to grow three-fold as operators ramp-up rollout of new 3G networks.

Sibal delinks spectrum from licences; new telecom policy soon

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal announced that no licence would be issued bundled
with spectrum and also the operators would have to pay a
market price for an additional spectrum.

‘DMK didn’t recommend anyone for Tel portfolio’

DMK chief M Karunanidhi said his party was not adamant in getting the Telecom portfolio to A Raja during UPA government formation in 2009.

Radia tapes probe could expose pvt telco: Sources

A probe into the leak of
tapes of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia could show the hand of
of a prominent telecom company in circulating the conversation
in public domain.

Telecom official held for graft in Kota

A top official of the Rajasthan Telecom department was arrested here after he was
caught red handed accepting bribe.

Telecom Secretary P J Thomas tipped to be new CVC

P J Thomas, Secretary in the Ministry of Telecommunications, is all set to be appointed as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner.

Mobile number portability starts from Oct 31

The telecom regulator Thursday said mobile number portability (MNP) will be implemented nationwide from Oct 31, ruling out any further delay.

2G sale: Delhi HC refuses to monitor CBI probe

The Delhi High Court today
dismissed a petition requesting it to monitor the CBI probe
into the alleged role of Union Communications Minister A Raja
in the 2008 sale of 2G spectrum licences.