Cellular Operators Association of India

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation cuts optical fibre cable laying charges to Rs 1,000 per km

COAI said BMC was levying Rs 1 lakh per km for trenching activity as per rules framed in 2015, but added that as per directions issued by the Department of Telecom in 2016.

published on : 25th May 2022

Union Budget 2022: Telecom players hail government's announcement of PLI for 5G rollout

The finance minister, in her Budget speech, announced a scheme for design-led manufacturing to build a strong ecosystem for 5G as part of the Production Linked Incentive Scheme.

published on : 3rd February 2022

Three telcos enough for Indian market; no scope for more: COAI

As per telecom regulatory data, Airtel has market shares to 30.35% while Vi has 23.07% and Jio has 36.58% in October.

published on : 9th January 2022

COAI to begin pilot deployment of 5G small cells

A small cell is an umbrella term used to describe a miniature radio access point (AP) or wireless network base station that enhances cellular network coverage and capacity in areas.

published on : 7th January 2022

Three times more fiber cable needed to make Haryana a digitally advanced state: COAI

Focus on communication and connectivity infrastructure helps a state attract much needed investments, the COAI letter pointed out. 

published on : 1st October 2021

COAI: Need to fix cost-income gap to save telcos

Seeks cut in licence fee to 1% of AGR from 3%, reduction in spectrum fee by 3%

published on : 20th August 2021