Telecom Sector
Business  /  Published 20.06.22

Telcos in equality call with captive networks

Disappointed at the government’s decision on captive private networks, industry body COAI has demanded a level-playing-field, arguing that solu­tion providers should also pay license fee and...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.05.22

6G to rollout in India soon: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the country's first 5G testbed to enable startups and industry players to test and validate their products locally and reduce dependence on fore...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.22

Patchy network

The threat of a duopoly in the telecom sector has been warded off for now. Earlier this week, Vodafone Idea grabbed the lifeline that the Narendra Modi government tossed to a floundering industry in S...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 05.01.22

Airtel drops corp rejig plan

Telecom giant Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said it was withdrawing its restructuring plans announced in April last year. The government’s telecom reforms have resulted in a strong balance sheet, an...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.12.21

Telcos to keep internet data for 2 years

  Department of Telecom (DoT) has extended the duration of archiving call data and internet usage records of subscribers to two years from one year due to security reasons. The amendments in th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 09.12.21

Minister alert on quality

Union telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has urged the telecom industry to improve the quality of service and sought recommendations on how to create a framework that enhances trust in the telecom sect...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

News  /  Published 25.11.21

Ten arrested from New Town call centre for fraud

Ten people have been arrested for allegedly running a fraudulent call centre in a building in New Town’s Action Area-III and duping people of lakhs by posing as representatives of a telecom indu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Town

Business  /  Published 15.10.21

Telecom PLI for 31

Nokia India, HFCL, Dixon Technologies, Flextronics, Foxconn and Coral Telecom are among the 31 firms approved by the government under the production linked incentive scheme for the manufacturing of te...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.10.21

Lower surety for telecom operators

The Department of Telecom has slashed the performance and financial bank guarantee requirements of telecom operators by 80 per cent, which will improve the cash reserves of Vodafone Idea and other ope...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.09.21

Telecom reliefs cost Rs 14,000 cr

The Centre’s bouquet of telecom reliefs are expected to put additional pressure on the country's fiscal health in this fiscal on account of lower non-tax revenue. Icra chief economist Aditi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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