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Telco competition to remain intense over 12-18 months: Moody's

Bharti Airtel announced last week it was acquiring consumer mobile business of Tata's telecom arms.

16 Oct 2017 3:24 PM

Only fittest three will survie in telecom industry: Birla

Birla's Idea Celular will become largest telecom operator with 400 mn customers after merger with Vodafone.

12 Oct 2017 11:28 AM

Govt keeping watch on telcos' financial stress: Sinha

Sinha refused to comment saying the matter will be dealt with through discussion with operators.

27 Sep 2017 6:40 PM

High taxes, spectrum cost, IUC cut impacting industry: Old telcos

The recent cut in IUC, firm spectrum prices and high levies like licence fee and GST as big constraints.

27 Sep 2017 12:53 PM

Anil Ambani says telecom sector in ICCU, warns of monopoly

Rcom has a debt of Rs 45,000 crore and has been given a moratorium till this December.

26 Sep 2017 8:05 PM


Tel Comm defers decision on IMG proposals, seeks more details

The IMG tasked with finding a remedy to mitigating the financial difficulties of the telecom sector.

08 Sep 2017 8:17 PM

IMG on telecom favours spectrum auction next fiscal

IMG has recommended reduction in licence fee and spectrum usage charges under the new telecom policy.

01 Sep 2017 3:12 PM

IMG on telecom to submit report by Thursday: DoT Secretary

The next meeting of the Telecom Commission is on September 8.

30 Aug 2017 1:13 PM

IMG may favour more time to telcos for spectrum payment

IMG is also considering a proposal to shift from PLR to MCLR for interest and penalty payments.

22 Aug 2017 1:44 PM

Telecom sector stress: IMG to meet next week to finalise report

The high-level group will hold its next meeting on August 14 and August 16.

09 Aug 2017 9:47 AM


Jio tactics will have telcos' revenues falling 10 per cent this fiscal

Jio's entry has wrecked financials of all the telcos as they are forced to lower prices on offerings.

01 Aug 2017 7:17 PM

Reliance Jio to raise Rs 20,000 crore via rights issue

Company started charging for mobile services from April 1, but continues to offer disruptive data rates and free voice calls.

20 Jul 2017 5:48 PM

Trai to discuss tariff floor price with telcos on July 21

Jio still offers aggressive data plans and has promised that voice calls will forever be free on its network.

16 Jul 2017 5:16 PM

Telcos see 15 pc dip in services revenue in Jan-Mar qtr

Gross revenue of the telecom service providers declined by 7.35 per cent to Rs 63,315.18 crore.

05 Jul 2017 8:04 PM

Will repay Rs 125 cr debt to PSU bank by June-end: MTNL CMD

MTNL has also sought government aid for its high employee cost - a tab of Rs 2,800 crore.

26 Jun 2017 5:05 PM


Telcos under stress, can default on loans: Banks tell panel

The letter had noted that the total EBITDA in the sector on an annualised basis is Rs 65,000 crore.

15 Jun 2017 9:37 AM

Mobile operators face 10 pc customs duty on 4G equipment import

India, with over 1.16 billion mobile users is the second-largest telecom market in the world, after China.

14 Jun 2017 12:35 PM

Telcos not investing in tech causing financial stress: Jio

IMG today began consultation with operators as part of efforts to address the financial difficulties being faced by the sector.

12 Jun 2017 1:29 PM

Not cancelled unused credit lines to telecom sector: SBI

RBI recently asked banks to immediately review their exposure to the telecom sector, which has total debt of about Rs 4.6 lakh crore.

09 Jun 2017 2:44 PM

Trai to meet telcos next week on sector's financial stress

Key demands of the industry including reduction of licence fee and spectrum charges have already been favoured by the Trai.

07 Jun 2017 5:44 PM