Kochhar said that financial distress is "evident" and that COAI will continue to push for relief including reduction in SUC and licence fee
30 Aug 2020 4:03 PM
The telecom industry has unutilized GST input tax credit over Rs 35,000 crore for which the sector has repeatedly demanded a refund
15 May 2020 2:27 PM
Telecom operators approached sector regulator TRAI seeking time till April 20 to submit data on recharge pattern of prepaid users
17 Apr 2020 3:44 PM
The non-payment, the firms said, so far has already resulted in mobile service outage at various places in the country.
10 Apr 2020 5:05 PM
Telecom players including Airtel and Vodafone Idea had sought some relief from the telecom sector.
21 Nov 2019 9:44 AM
DoT is also now mulling whether the apex court order also impacts any other company which uses spectrum or has a licence.
12 Nov 2019 1:46 PM
The telcos to pay the principal due together with interest and penalties within three months.
01 Nov 2019 4:10 PM
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
Vodafone Idea plummeted 23.36 pc to close at Rs 4.33 on the BSE. In intra-day, it tanked 27.43 pc to Rs 4.10 -- its 52-week low.
24 Oct 2019 5:03 PM
Overall, structural issues need to be identified and addressed at the earliest, COAI Director General noted.
08 Oct 2019 7:23 PM
Typically, a telecom operator pays for connecting calls of its subscribers to the company on whose network a call terminates.
29 Sep 2019 11:50 AM
The new Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also set a deadline of 100 days for starting the 5G trials in the country.
04 Jun 2019 3:56 PM
The industry also wants the government to look at making spectrum prices more affordable.
26 May 2019 11:29 AM
Currently, the minimum broadband speed is 512 Kbps.
16 May 2019 3:25 PM
COAI told DoT, sale of such illegal items not only violates norms but also hampers service quality for subscribers.
12 May 2019 6:18 PM
The industry has taken a responsible call to infuse fresh funds in 'some very adverse circumstances', said COAI chief.
09 May 2019 5:21 PM
Telecom operators will look at getting more offerings like content, e-commerce and financial services.
08 May 2019 6:05 PM
In a letter to e-commerce players COAI said mobile signal boosters that require a licence are being sold on their platforms.
14 Mar 2019 2:55 PM
Mobile phone companies were required to take approvals for even sample devices which they showed to the public for announcing launches.
09 Mar 2019 10:46 AM
The embattled Reliance Communications has not yet made payment of Rs 21.5 crore as on the due date.
06 Mar 2019 11:35 AM