Telecom gear maker ITI to invest Rs 150 cr to boost solar panel capacity
The company is expecting at least Rs 500 crore from the government in the next fiscal for meeting its various capital expenditure (capex) requirements.
Telcos’ move to raise revenue may widen risk of customer churn
Deutsche Bank said telcos should move towards new plans with 5GB, 10 GB and 20...
Share market update: Telecom shares slip; ITI down nearly 3%
The S&P BSE Telecom index was trading 0.53 per cent down at 1226.52.
Jio gains largest subscriber base on account of Voda Idea loss: Ind-Ra
Reliance Jio has become the largest telecom player with 36.9 crore mobile subscribers in November 2019, according to the data published by telecom regulator Trai this month.
Govt moves to green 2 lakh telco towers
An oil ministry dossier has pitched an idea for a gas-driven economy that can reduce diesel consumption and cut the carbon footprint. The quantity of diesel saved is equivalent to roughly four days’ consumption in Delhi, the country’s largest automobile market. If all the identified towers are converted, it will save four days’ emission in Delhi.
PIL against DoT call not to penalise telcos is mala fide
Crying Foul After consumer group accuses Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel of wilfully disobeying SC orders, with COAI playing a part, COAI says petition is only looking to create problems. Airtel and Voda Idea have missed the Jan 23 deadline to pay dues to the government based on an expanded definition of adjusted gross revenue, as ordered by top court.
Why govt should opt for public-private partnership to uplift telecom sector
There are only three big players left in the field, so Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea need to be able to compete with each other and with the more recent entrant, Reliance Jio. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is designed more to help consumers than to play a groundsman who smoothens the turf. It is for the government to think smartly.
AGR payment: Telecom companies to wait for SC decision
Vodafone Idea informs DoT it won't make part payment today, Airtel may follow suit.
Five non-telecom PSUs seek clarity from SC on AGR order
Non-telecom public sector units GAIL India, Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL), Oil India (OIL) and two others are filing separate applications in the Supreme Court for clarification on applicability of its October 24 order on payment of licence fee dues.
Share market update: Telecom shares advance; Vodafone Idea surges 7%
The S&P BSE Telecom index was trading 1.07 per cent up at 1222.34 .
View: A $21 billion telecom war comes down to just $2
New Delhi wants nearly $21 billion in back license fees and spectrum usage charges, including penalties, interest.
Share market update: Telecom shares down; Tejas Network slumps 7%
The S&P BSE Telecom index was trading 0.65 per cent down at 1198.60.
Paytm moves against fraudsters, files FIR
Paytm has also filed a first-information report (FIR) with Noida police’s cyber wing against the 3,500 numbers which, the company believes, are behind online frauds.
Two-player telecom market would be too risky in India: Trai officials
A two-private player duopoly in the telecom market would be too risky in India, especially for the consumers, senior officials at the sectoral watchdog said.
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