No of daily transactions on mobile wallets doubled to 44.3 lakh within six months of the November 8 demonetisation move.
The latest overseas roaming packs by Airtel, Vodafone offer subscribers unlimited data use & calling along with free incoming calls that could lower costs by 60-90%.
Jio’s argument is that the licence fee the three paid in March was lower than what they paid three months earlier.
Missed out buying a phone during sale? Don't worry, GST rollout may see retailers offering discounts
Since GST rates kick in from July 1, discounts are expected in the weeks leading to GST's implementation as brands and retailers would want to move out old stock.
“Either the existing regime will continue or the new regime with GST plus BCD will come in — so either way the industry will not lose out," IT & telecom secretary said.
Experts said government will have to come up with incentives by July 1 to ensure that Make in India remains an attractive proposition for contract manufacturers like Foxconn.
Flipkart claimed that on the first day of its sale, it netted three times the value of what Amazon managed to get from smartphones during its entire sale.
Analysts said unlike the failed Android One system, Android Go doesn’t dictate hardware standards, allowing handset makers to differentiate themselves.
Local manufacturing in Bengaluru is expected to help Apple price its phones more competitively in India as it currently attracts additional duty on imports.
If the court order is implemented, telcos will pay a lower amount of licence fees and spectrum usage charges, to the tune of Rs. 25,000-30,000 crore.
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