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telecom sector

Telecom order: Wrong signal sent to investors

The Narendra Modi government should takes steps to soften the verdict’s impact and restore investor confidence.

17 Feb 2020 1:29 AM

Telecom majors seek open court hearing in SC of their pleas on AGR

The recovery of past dues by the government was based on adjusted gross revenue of about Rs 92,000 crore.

08 Jan 2020 12:51 PM

Telcos garner Rs 54,218 cr gross revenue in July-Sept

The government levies 8 per cent as licence fee and SUC in the range of 3-5 per cent of AGR based on spectrum holding of the company.

02 Dec 2019 6:30 PM

Telecom stocks surge after tariff hike announcements

Shares of Vodafone Idea were trading at Rs 8.38, up 22.69 per cent, on the BSE.

02 Dec 2019 11:09 AM

Telcos have to pay Rs 1.47 lakh cr dues; no proposal to waive off penalty: Prasad

Supreme Court last month held that non-telecom revenues have to be considered for calculating statutory dues.

20 Nov 2019 5:44 PM

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Jio says will increase tariffs in next few weeks in compliance with rules

Jio said that the telecom regulator TRAI is likely to initiate consultation process for revision in telecom tariffs.

20 Nov 2019 11:40 AM

Telecom stocks soar on tariff hike news

Bharti Airtel gained 7.36 per cent, closing at Rs 439.25 while another Bharti Group company Bharti Infratel gained 10.32 per cent at Rs 250.10.

20 Nov 2019 3:50 AM

TRAI hopes to finalise views on call connect charges by Nov-end: Official

Trai's move to reopen the deadline for ending IUC beyond January 2020 had forced Jio to levy a 6 paise per minute charge on its users.

18 Nov 2019 1:04 PM

Govt intends to address concerns of telecom sector, says Sitharaman

The SC last month ruled in favour of the govt and directed telecom companies to pay as much as Rs 1.42 lakh crore.

16 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

Telecom players to lead digital transformation in India

The government of India aims to launch the service by 2020.

11 Nov 2019 1:18 PM

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Jio says telcos have sufficient capacity to pay dues after SC verdict

Service providers have sufficient financial capacity to pay govt dues by monetising their existing investments and by issuing fresh equity.

31 Oct 2019 2:55 PM

Hiring in telecom seen coming to a standstill

The frontline jobs in sales and marketing has especially been under pressure.

30 Oct 2019 1:36 AM

CoS to look at financial stress in telecom sector after SC orders massive payouts

India currently has perhaps the cheapest data in the world with Rs 8 per GB charge.

29 Oct 2019 4:58 PM

Jio beats Airtel, Voda Idea to be top telecom revenue earner at Rs 10,900 cr

Reliance Jio became the country's largest telecom operator with a subscriber base of 33.13 crore.

28 Aug 2019 9:32 AM

Govt invites bids to select agency for conducting spectrum auction

The government will hold spectrum auction for 5G and other bands in the current calendar year.

26 Aug 2019 4:21 PM

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RSS' economic wing sees Chinese telecom firms as security risk for India

US President Donald Trump’s administration put the company on a blacklist in May, citing national security concerns.

19 Aug 2019 8:32 AM

Vodafone launches new scheme to lure customers, details here

Vodafone has come out with this scheme to attract new customers and make the existing ones happy.

30 Jul 2019 1:28 PM

RJio pips Airtel to become India's 2nd largest mobile operator in May: TRAI

RJio added 81.80 lakh new subscribers in May and ended the month with 27.80 pc market share and 32.29 crore subscribers.

19 Jul 2019 2:45 PM

Budget 2019: Govt enhances revenue collection from telecom sector to Rs 50,519 cr

Receipts from the telecom sector mainly relate to the licence fees from operators and spectrum usage charges.

05 Jul 2019 3:43 PM

Spectrum auctions in India likely in second half of 2020: Moody's

All telecom operators, except Reliance Jio, have been under pressure due to huge debt and decline in margins.

28 Jun 2019 9:14 AM

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