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Growth in data tariffs, broadband reach show move towards higher ARPU

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Data tariffs and the number of broadband subscribers continue to move northwards, showing that the Indian telecom industry is on its way towards a higher ARPU (average revenue per user) regime, according to a...

Microsoft joins telecommunications industry to roll out 5G, more

San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday announced a partnership with the telecommunication industry globally to unlock the power of 5G and bring cloud and edge closer than ever. By harnessing the power of Microsoft Azure, on their edge,...

Airtel narrowing gap with Jio on 4G in India: Report

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Airtel has come closer to challenging Reliance Jio which continues to reign supreme on 4G availability and 4G coverage experience in India, says a new report by mobile analytics company Opensignal. While the average proportion...

BSNL’s 44 pc mobile network equipment from ZTE, 9 pc from Huawei

New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) More than 44 per cent mobile network equipment of state-run BSNL is sourced from Chinese firm ZTE and 9 per cent from Huawei, Parliament was informed on Thursday. While replying to a question on...

Vodafone Idea to offer services under new brand name ‘Vi’

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Telecom operator Vodafone Idea will offer its services under a new brand name Vi, as merger and integration of Vodafone and Idea has been successfully completed. In a statement, the company said that the coming...

10 years for Telcoms to clear their AGR dues, 1st instalment by March 2021

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted 10 years to telecom companies to clear their respective adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues and also directed them to deposit the first instalment of 10 per cent by...

Telcoms lose over 56L mobile users subscribers in May: TRAI

New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The telecom industry lost around 56.11 lakh wireless subscribers in May amid the lockdown, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) data reveals. The overall telecom subscriber base for wireless connections stood at over 114.39...

SC reserves order on recovery of AGR dues from insolvent telcos

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its judgment on the issue of recovery of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues from insolvent telecom companies. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra is likely to pronounce the...

Telecom tariff are sure to increase in 12-18 months: EY

New Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI) Tariff hike in the telecom sector is "inevitable" as the current structure does not allow reasonable returns for operators, although a lot would depend on the timing given the "unprecedented" scale of the COVID-19...

Telecom in India moving toward two player market, Airtel and Jio

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Despite Vodafone Idea giving guarantee, the telcos market is seen gravitating towards a two-player dominant market with Bharti and Reliance Jio. According to a research note by BofA Securities, "We view SC verdictas negative for...

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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...