Telecom Sector
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

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.21

Temporary balm: Telecom reforms

The Narendra Modi government has unveiled a package of measures that professes to ease the pangs of the telecom sector and seemingly heads off the prospect of an emerging duopoly — an undesirabl...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 16.09.21

Reform blitz for telecom firms

The Narendra Modi-government threw a lifeline to the floundering telecom industry on Wednesday by cobbling a package of reforms that offers a four-year moratorium on the repayment of all outstanding d...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 15.09.21

Govt allows 100% FDI in telecom sans approval

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a big-bang relief package for the stressed telecom sector that includes a four-year break for companies from paying statutory dues, permission to share scarce a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.09.21

No relief for telecom

The Union cabinet on Wednesday did not take up for discussion the much awaited relief package for the beleaguered telecom sector, sources said. The cabinet was widely expected to take a decision on t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.09.21

Voda Idea looks to Centre for viability

Vodafone Idea has flagged the industry’s “unsustainable financial duress” in its latest annual report and hoped that the government would provide the necessary support to address the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.08.21

Govt eyes Rs 35,100cr from telecom assets

  Government's think tank Niti Aayog has valued government telecom assets at Rs 35,100 crore which can be monetised by financial year 2024, according to the National Monetisation Pipeline re...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.08.21

Telcos seek reliefs

Telecom industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has sought major incentives from the government such as a reduction in levies, doubling the tenure of auctioned radio wave holdings...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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