Telecom operator

Airtel to launch 5G services this month, cover every town by 2024, says MD Vittal 

"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."

published on : 9th August 2022

Telecom operators may raise tariffs for 4G services to ensure 5G adoption

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. 

published on : 3rd August 2022

TRAI not considering proposal to raise telcos revenue sharing rate: Government 

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. 

published on : 21st July 2022

Telecom operators may buy spectrum worth Rs 71,000 crore in 5G auction: IIFL Securities

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.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Vodafone Idea debt a challenge; fundraise critical for competitiveness, say analysts

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.

published on : 13th May 2022

Jio pips Airtel to become India's second largest fixed-line service provider

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. 

published on : 20th April 2022

Airtel’s mobile revenue share of 35 per cent was a new high: CEO

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. 

published on : 29th March 2022

Airtel upgrades parental policy benefits for staff to drive inclusive goals 

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.

published on : 22nd March 2022

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.

published on : 5th March 2018

Reliance Jio free services to impact telecos Q4 FY'17 earnings: Report

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.

published on : 6th April 2017