Telecom companies

BREAKING NEWS: Who is creating this nonsense; is there no law left in country: SC slams telecom companies over dues

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra also warned the telecom companies that the court may initiate contempt proceedings against them and government officials for not complying with it`s order.

Feb 14, 2020, 12:26 PM IST

Setback for telcos as SC orders them to pay Rs 92,000 crore to government

It is to be noted that the legal tussle between the government and the telecom firms over the definition of AGR was ongoing for the last 14 years.

Oct 24, 2019, 16:39 PM IST

Govt pushes for revival of BSNL, MTNL; committee of secretaries to meet on 4 July

State-run BSNL and MTNL are facing financial stress due to stiff competition and high employee costs.

Jun 27, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Bleeding telcos, input cost to cap Q2 scorecard for India Inc

Prasad Koparkar said the analysis does not include the performance of the banking and finance companies and oil & gas.

Oct 05, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Telcos want Trai to defer new call drop rule by six months

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on August 18 issued stricter version of quality of service rules which will be come into effect from October 1. 

Sep 25, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

IMG on telecom favours spectrum auction next fiscal

In its report, the IMG has also recommended that the payments for spectrum be taken in 16 instalments (16 years) as against the current practice of 10 years, the source said.

Sep 01, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

IMG concludes report on telecom woes, some relief on plate

The inter-ministerial group looking into telecom companies' financial stress has finalised its report, outlining recommendations for providing relief to the debt-ridden sector.

Aug 31, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Trai's discussion paper on spectrum auction likely this week

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is likely to release a discussion paper on spectrum auction this week, chairman R S Sharma said on Monday.

Aug 21, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Trai website to soon display telcos' tariff plans: RS Sharma

Going further, Trai is mulling allowing 'export' or use of that data to enable people to build tariff-comparison apps and products, just as one sees for insurance or airline fares.

Aug 13, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

Telecom tangle: Is floor price for voice, data services feasible?

Industry stakeholders have suggested a floor price to stop any player from offering tariff below that level.

Jun 29, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Kashmir unrest: Telecom companies directed to reduce data speed

Meanwhile, two terrorists are still holed up inside the building of the Delhi Public School in Panta Chowk, Sringar and counter-terror operations are underway.

Jun 25, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

India to take corrective steps to ensure telecoms growth

India`s telecoms minister said on Thursday that the government would take corrective steps to ensure growth in the sector, the world`s second-biggest by number of users, amid worries about financial stress.

Jun 22, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Telecom sector woes do not pose systemic threat to banks: Fitch

In the wake of recent liquidity crisis at Reliance Communications, global rating agency Fitch Ratings today said though the country's banks do not have large exposure to the telecom sector, but defaults could affect lenders with weak financials.

Jun 06, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

Cut prices, pass GST benefits to customers: Govt tells telcos

The finance ministry on Friday asked telecom companies to rejig costs and lower prices to pass on the benefits of tax rate reduction under GST to customers from July.

May 26, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

TRAI orders telecom companies not to deactivate unused SIM cards for 3-months

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Apr 28, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

Telecos to bleed this year as well due to Jio: Crisil

Due to intense competition triggered after launch of Reliance Jio, top three telecom companies are set to face the heat in fiscal 2018 as well, as per a report by rating agency Crisil released on Monday.

Apr 24, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

Govt worry on lower tariffs inconsistent with policy: TRAI

TRAI has rejected the Telecom Commission's contention of free offers by Reliance Jio playing havoc on finances of telecom companies saying its policies are aimed at promoting competition and lower tariffs that benefit consumers.


Mar 31, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

'No plan yet to give telcos option to buy spectrum annually'

The government has no immediate plan to provide telecom companies with an option to buy spectrum annually, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said.

Mar 22, 2017, 16:02 PM IST

Telecom companies to launch new way of recharging prepaid mobiles without unveiling number

Telecom companies to launch new way of recharging prepaid mobiles without unveiling number. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Feb 24, 2017, 19:50 PM IST

Telecom tussle continues between companies

Telecom tussle continues between companies. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 04, 2017, 16:45 PM IST