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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


DoT asks BSNL to put all capex on hold, stop tenders

BSNL posted operating profit of Rs 672 crore in 2014-15, Rs 3,885 crore in 2015-16 and Rs 1,684 crore in 2016-17.

25 Jun 2019 8:05 PM

UP govt starts online clearance for telecom infra rollout

The application for permission can be submitted on UP government's right of way website launched Friday.

15 Jun 2019 10:43 AM

COAI urges new govt to ease telecom sector's financial woes, review spectrum prices

The industry also wants the government to look at making spectrum prices more affordable.

26 May 2019 11:29 AM

Vodafone Idea needs more fund in FY19 to finance spectrum repayments: Report

Vodafone Idea is in the process of raising Rs 25,000 crore through a rights issue.

25 Apr 2019 7:42 PM

MTNL remains relevant for telecom, its sustainability important for customers: CMD

The revival plan is expected to be taken up by the Cabinet soon, according to sources.

22 Apr 2019 2:35 PM


Telcos' revenue may grow 7 pc, network capex capped at Rs 90,000 cr in FY20

According to Trai's latest data, gross revenue and adjusted gross revenue of the telecom service providers have been on the decline.

17 Apr 2019 9:02 AM

Telecom sector may not recover next fiscal: Ind-Ra

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has maintained a negative outlook on the telecommunications services sector for FY20.

25 Jan 2019 12:50 AM

Telecom sector may stabilise soon post-consolidation: Trai chairman

Fiberisation and unbundling of service and infra key to 5G success.

18 Jan 2019 11:15 AM

Govt revenue from telecom companies slips 22 pc in 2017-18

The government's revenue from licence fee declined 18.12 per cent to Rs 10,670.6 crore in 2017-18

05 Jan 2019 12:23 PM

CCI, Trai must check predatory pricing, unhealthy competition in telecom: MTNL chief

CCI has to decide the relevant market for 4G and the dominant player in that market.

04 Dec 2018 12:30 PM


Telecom equipment makers commit over Rs 4,000 cr investment: Minister

The investments will be made over a period of next one-two years.

27 Oct 2018 1:29 PM

Telecom sector highly taxed like tobacco industry: Sunil Mittal

Operators and Department of Telecom are under litigation for revenue maximisation, says Sunil Mittal.

25 Oct 2018 1:02 PM

DoT awaits legal opinion on creation of ombudsman under Trai

The Trai Act may be modified to create an ombudsman with power to penalise operators or compensate consumers.

02 Oct 2018 8:07 PM

Cabinet approves new telecom policy

It will provide broadband access to all with 50 megabit per second speed, 5G services and create 40 lakh new jobs by 2022.

26 Sep 2018 3:21 PM

COAI favours 5G auctions only around second half of 2019

As per some reports, the panel is said to have recommended making available around 6,000 MHz of spectrum in nearly a dozen bands.

22 Jun 2018 11:58 AM