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Bharti Airtel gets approvals for 100% FDI in subsidiaries

Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said that it has received required regulatory approvals for 100 per cent foreign direct investment in its downstream companies. In a regulatory filing, the company said that it is initiating...

Airtels says Jio’s allegations ‘baseless’, condemns tower damage

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel has said that Reliance Jio's allegations claiming sabotage of the latter's tower infrastructure by its rivals are baseless and outrageous. In a letter to the Anshu Prakash, Secretary of Department of...

Reliance Jio to TRAI: Airtel, VIL in unabated vicious campaign on farmers protest

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea are "supporting and furthering insinuations and false and frivolous rumours" of Reliance being an undue beneficiary of the farm bills, Reliance Jio has said in a complaint to TRAI. In...

Satellite-based Narrowband-IoT now a reality in India

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) BSNL, in partnership with Skylotech India, on Thursday announced a breakthrough in satellite-based NB-IoT (Narrowband-Internet of Things), in pursuance of Prime Minister Narendra Modis vision of a Digital India — starting with fishermen, farmers, and...

Govt looking at ways to settle Vodafone retrospective taxation dispute

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Centre will soon take a decision on further course of action including considering the option of bringing a new law to withdraw the 2012 amendment to settle its tax dispute with Vodafone after...

Cabinet okays PLI scheme for 10 sectors, including auto, telecom

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) To give an impetus to the manufacturing sector, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a mega production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for 10 sectors. The total outlay has been pegged at Rs 1,45,980 crore. Announcing...

Verizon partners with Nokia to launch private 5G platform

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Leading telecom services provider Verizon on Tuesday said it has partnered with Nokia to launch its international private 5G platform for global enterprises located in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The offering will enable businesses...

Airtel’s privacy policy updated after furore

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Airtels privacy policy statement has been updated after a controversy over sexual orientation being part of the personal information that can be accessed. The privacy policy of Airtel mentioned that it can collect users’ personal information...

Need urgent resolution of major issues for 5G rollout: TAIPA

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Tower & Infrastructure Providers Association(TAIPA) has said that the government should resolve important issues concerning the telecom sector before the rollout of 5G connectivity in the country. In a statement, the industry body urged...

OnePlus investing Rs 100 crore to boost retail footprint in India

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Smartphone maker OnePlus is committed to invest Rs 100 crore towards deeper market penetration by taking premium offline experience beyond metro cities and expanding its reach through new online and offline retail partnerships, a...

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Gujarat hits new daily Covid tally with over 7K cases, 73 deaths

Gandhinagar, April 14 (IANS) Gujarat saw its daily Covid tally continue to spiral high with 7,410 new cases on...