"We intend to launch 5G starting August and extend to a Pan India roll out very soon. By March 2024 we believe we will be able to cover every town and key rural area as well with 5G."
Telecom operators are expected to raise tariffs for 4G services in the second half of the current fiscal to ensure mass adoption of 5G services.
Telecom ministry on Wednesday said currently the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is not considering any proposal to raise revenue sharing rate payable by telecom operators.
The government will next month auction about Rs 4.3 lakh crore worth of airwaves capable of offering fifth-generation or 5G telecom services, including ultra-high-speed internet.
According to a JP Morgan report, high leverage makes the value of Vodafone Idea (VIL) equity complicated and very sensitive to small changes in assumptions, thus largely unforecastable.
Reliance Jio wireline subscriber base reached over 58.85 lakh while Bharti Airtel recorded a customer base of more than 57.66 lakh in February, according to TRAI report.
Telecom Operator Bharti Airtel on Monday said its India mobile revenue share of 35% was a new high, led by the sector’s highest ARPU.
Apart from 26 weeks of maternity leave, women employees returning to work will get a special childcare allowance of Rs 7,000 per month till the child turns 18 months old.
UIDAI asks telecom operators to provide facility for users to know SIMs linked to their Aadhaar by March 15
The UIDAI has directed all telecom operators to provide a facility that will enable their subscribers to check the mobile SIMs linked with their Aadhaar number to guard against any unauthorised use.
Free services offer from Reliance Jio will hurt the earnings of telecom operators for three months ended March 2017, pushing down mobile revenues by 6.5-7.5 per cent.