Guidelines for telecom firms' dues conversion into equity likely in a month: Official

Post conversion of the liabilities, the government is projected to have a 35.8 per cent stake in Vodafone Idea and around 9.5 per cent shareholding each in Tata Teleservices (M) and Tata Teleservices.

published on : 13th January 2022

TRAI: Telecom sector AGR grows 4.24% in July-Sept 2021

Telecom sector in India witnessed a growth of 4.24% in Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) in the July to September quarter 2021, according to latest data of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

published on : 11th January 2022

Auto, telecom, BPO, insurance and oil sectors see fall in hiring: Report

Reflecting a negative hiring sentiment, major industries like auto, telecom, oil, BPO, insurance saw a fall in hiring in December.

published on : 8th January 2022

US seeks new 5G delay to study interference with planes

The US rollout of the 5G network had been set for December 5, but was delayed to January 5 after Airbus and Boeing raised concerns about potential interference with the devices on planes.

published on : 2nd January 2022

DoT asks telcos to maintain call, internet usage data for two years

The amendments in the licences were issued on December 21 and extended to other forms of telecom permits on December 22.

published on : 25th December 2021

SOS call answered, now telecom sector to ring in 5G in 2022

The concerted effort to hike tariffs alongside the government's relief package that included a four-year break on payment of dues lifted the industry's spirits.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Illegal phone exchange manipulated service of telecom major: Kochi Police

Police submitted that the accused registered a company in the name 'Techbia' for illegal activity and a telecom connection of a major telecom service provider was misused.

published on : 16th December 2021

Jio tops 4G download speed chart, Vodafone Idea in upload speed in Nov: TRAI

Jio network recorded around 10 per cent rise in average 4G data download speed while speed on VIL and Airtel network increased 8.9 per cent and 5.3 per cent respectively compared to the previous month

published on : 14th December 2021

DoT to deactivate extra SIM of subscribers beyond nine connections

The subscribers will be given the option to choose the connection they want to retain and deactivate the rest of the connections, according to the order issued on December 7.

published on : 9th December 2021

Telcos must follow norms on outgoing SMS for porting out customers: TRAI

The regulator said it is contravention of Mobile Number Portability Regulations as it takes away the consumer’s right to avail mobile number portability facility. 

published on : 8th December 2021

TRAI invites view on 5G spectrum modalities

It also asked whether a certain portion of the spectrum should be earmarked for private networks

published on : 1st December 2021

RIL denies any intent to bid for UK telecom group BT

RIL dismissed a report titled `Reliance mulling bid for UK's telco BT Group' as completely speculative and baseless.

published on : 29th November 2021

Airtel conducts 5G trial using 700MHz Spectrum

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced that it has successfully conducted India’s first 5G trial in the 700 MHz band in partnership with Nokia. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Telcos get six-month 5G trial extension

“DoT gave an extension for 5G trials for a period of six months as requested by the operators. This move goes well for everyone,” a telecom executive told TNIE.

published on : 11th November 2021

DoT fixes December 2022 deadline for transition to new IP addresses

The DoT has set June 30, 2022, as the last date for government organisation for complete transition to IPv6, according to an official note issued on November 2.

published on : 5th November 2021
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