Business  /  Published 05.03.20

Vodafone CEO Nick Read eyes relief

Vodafone group chief executive officer Nick Read will meet senior ministers of the Modi government this week as the telecom giant looks to get some assurance of relief for its debt-laden Indian joint...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.03.20

Voda CEO Nick Read seeks meeting with telecom minister

Days before the Supreme Court hearing on the telecom operators’ statutory dues, Vodafone Group chief executive officer Nick Read has sought an appointment to meet Union telecom minister Ravi Shankar...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.02.20

Hughes Network Systems threatens closure

US satellite broadband provider Hughes Network Systems may have to shut its Indian operations over unpaid levies owed to the government, which could put thousands of banking services at risk, a compan...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.02.20

Finance minister raises hope of govt intervention

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday ignited a glimmer of hope that the Modi government might still be prepared to work out an arrangement to enable cash-strapped telecom companies to pay lon...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 15.02.20

Banks to bear the brunt

SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar on Saturday said banks will “have to pay the price” in case any telecom firm files for bankruptcy, a day after the Supreme Court made it clear that telecom companies wil...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.01.20

SC turns down telco plea for open hearing

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the plea of telecom majors such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea to hear in an open court their petition to review its verdict on adjusted gross revenue (AGR).The...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 24.12.19

Infratel, Indus extend merger deadline

Bharti Infratel on Tuesday said it has extended the deadline for merger with mobile tower company Indus Towers by two more months to February 24, as it has not received the necessary government approv...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 17.12.19

Outgoing call levy stays

Telecom operators will continue to pay 6 paise per minute for every outgoing call made to their competitors’ network till December 31, 2020 following sector regulator Trai’s decision announced on ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.12.19

Reliance Jio hikes tariff

Reliance Jio on Wednesday announced new plans that are priced up to 40 per cent higher than its earlier rates.The revised ‘all-in-one’ plans will be available to subscribers from December 6. In a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 25.11.19

Telecom relief panel folds up

A committee of secretaries (COS) constituted to look at a relief package for the debt-laden telecom sector has been wound up, days after the Union cabinet allowed to defer payments due for spectrum bo...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in New Delhi


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