“We have always believed that privacy, and the rights of ownership of data of the owner, that's the reason why we started this consultation paper,” he said.
The apex court said on Thursday that informational privacy was a facet of the right to privacy and asked the government to take steps to ensure data protection.
The telecom department (DoT) typically takes 45-60 days for giving necessary approvals for merger, unless complications or clarifications are needed from merging parties.
To be co-promoted by India’s top telco and the handset maker but not subsidised by Airtel, the phone will be based on the popular Android operating system. Airtel would be able to generate additional sales without having to manage the end-to-end supply chain of making and selling smartphones.
Amazon conducted a pilot programme with Vodafone in Bengaluru earlier this year, setting up a demo facility at the telecom company’s customer care centre.
Oppo is the first company to officially comment after the government asked all handset makers that sell phones in India to share the security protocols they follow to secure mobile phones.
The govt has already asked 21 companies, most of them Chinese, for protocols used by them by Aug 28 to ensure the security of mobile phones sold in India.
The government has given the companies, a large majority of which are Chinese, time till August 28, to revert with the details of processes they follow.
Vodafone’s adjusted gross revenue from services has declined continuously and recorded a sequential drop of 3.41% in quarter ended June.
The IUC, a charge paid by the operator of a network from where a call originates to the telco where it terminates, is currently 14 paise a minute.
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