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Mobile number portability just got cheaper. Check new rate

Keeping in view upsurge in mobile number portability (MNP) requests, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided to slash its rate to Rs 4 per successful porting from Rs 19 earlier.

Jan 31, 2018, 19:59 PM IST

BSNL introduces 4GB mobile broadband per day for Rs 444

State-run telecom firm BSNL on Thursday increased per day data offering to 4GB at 3G speeds under a new prepaid mobile scheme priced at Rs 444 with 90 days validity.

Jun 15, 2017, 21:38 PM IST

Aadhaar-PAN linkage gets 'likes', but data leak big overhang

The government's move to link PAN with Aadhaar has got support from a large number of people, but a vast majority are concerned about their personal details getting leaked and being misused, two separate surveys show.

May 14, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Reliance Jio closes in on 50 million paid users

Reliance Jio, India's newest telecom operator, is closing in on 50 million paid users, days before its free voice, free-data offer ends.

Mar 29, 2017, 20:13 PM IST

Idea Cellular to offer free incoming calls on domestic roaming

Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Sunday announced free incoming calls on domestic roaming and unveiled international roaming value packs that, it claimed, would prevent "bill shocks" to those travelling abroad.

Mar 12, 2017, 11:59 AM IST

Idea to shell out Rs 12,798 crore to buy spectrum

Telecom operator Idea Cellular will shell out Rs 12,798 crore for buying 349.20 MHz of spectrum in the just concluded auctions.

Oct 06, 2016, 23:22 PM IST

Call drops: SC strikes down TRAI's penalty charge on telecos

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May 11, 2016, 11:18 AM IST

No telecom operator has entered into partnership with Chinese firms: Prasad

No telecom operator has entered into partnership with Chinese companies in the communications sector although some foreign firms, including Chinese, have supplied mobile and broadband equipment to them.

May 06, 2016, 16:59 PM IST

India's icon APJ Abdul Kalam is no more but left behind debt of Rs 1029

BSNL's faux-pass comes months after he passed away in July 2015.

Dec 04, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

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.

Sep 23, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

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.

Jun 29, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

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.

Jun 10, 2015, 17:58 PM IST

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.

Jun 01, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

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.

May 29, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

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.

May 06, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

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

May 01, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

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.

Mar 27, 2015, 10:47 AM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2015, 22:42 PM IST