New Delhi | December 08, 2013 16:48 (IST)
Calling itself a long-term player in India, UK-based telecom company Vodafone Group has said the country is moving in the right direction on the regulatory front though issues like spectrum usage charges and the tax case were still a concern for the company.
New Delhi | December 08, 2013 16:47 (IST)
Accepting industry demand, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has amended the unified telecom licence to do away with the clause which operators claimed mandated 'forced migration' to the new regime.
New Delhi | December 05, 2013 20:26 (IST)
Videocon Telecom, the operator of mobile phone services in four circles, on Thursday announced a special tariff voucher offering a 50 per cent cut in outgoing roaming call rates.
New Delhi | December 05, 2013 17:32 (IST)
The new rules bar holding stake in competitors as both Vodafone India, a subsidiary of the UK-based group and Bharti Airtel offer telecom services in India.
New Delhi | December 05, 2013 16:25 (IST)
The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to issue within 20 days a notice inviting applicants for the sale of 2G spectrum in the third round of auctions planned to be held in January, Telecom Secretary M F Farooqui said on Thursday.
New Delhi | December 05, 2013 00:17 (IST)
GSM mobile operators added 16.6 lakh new subscribers in rural areas in October to take the overall base in such areas to 27.43 crore, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said on Wednesday.
New Delhi | December 04, 2013 21:50 (IST)
Vodafone Group Plc plans to invest $3 billion in Indian networks in the next two years, chief executive Vittorio Colao said on Wednesday.
New Delhi | December 04, 2013 16:48 (IST)
Telecom operator Vodafone has contested allegation levelled on it by international SIM card provider Matrix Cellular that the telecom major misrepresented facts in the SIM renting case of 2007 in which Department of Telecom and Intelligence Bureau found various irregularities.
New Delhi | December 03, 2013 21:33 (IST)
The Empowered Group of Ministers, headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, on Tuesday approved the much-awaited guidelines on telecom mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and decided on the quantum of 2G spectrum to be auctioned in January 2014, according to sources.
New Delhi | December 03, 2013 19:44 (IST)
The British telecom major is facing a tax liability of over Rs 11,200 crore, along with interest, on its 2007 acquisition of Honk Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa's stake in India's telecom major, Hutchison Essar.
New Delhi | December 03, 2013 15:25 (IST)
As per the penalty slab released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, there will be no penalty on telecom operators up to 50 complaints received against them in a week.
New Delhi | December 02, 2013 15:37 (IST)
American companies show more interest in selling aircraft and defence equipment to India than in investing in its manufacturing sector which needs to be developed to reduce the country's import dependence in areas such as electronic goods, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said on Monday.
New Delhi | November 29, 2013 23:04 (IST)
State-owed telecom operator BSNL, in partnership with Pantel Technologies, has launched an entry-level feature phone, Bharat Phone, for Rs 1,799.
Stockholm | November 28, 2013 19:37 (IST)
In March 2013, Ericsson sued Micromax over patent infringement. As part of its general defence, Micromax filed a complaint to the Competition Commission of India, Ericsson said in a statement.
New Delhi | November 28, 2013 19:27 (IST)
Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission, which is the highest decision making body of DoT has already given its nod to allow telecom companies to merge in a manner that their market share does not exceed 50 per cent in terms of subscriber base.
New Delhi | November 27, 2013 21:54 (IST)
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) will probe telecom gear major Ericsson for alleged abuse of its dominant position in charging higher royalty on GSM technology patents, following a complaint by handset maker Micromax.
New Delhi | November 27, 2013 14:46 (IST)
Coming down heavily on pesky callers, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said on Wednesday that it has penalised some service providers, but has given banks time till the middle of December to check unsolicited commercial calls and SMSs.
New Delhi | November 26, 2013 19:19 (IST)
The Department of Telecom (DoT) is working on issuing fresh show-cause notices to Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Airtel for allegedly violating licence conditions while renting SIM cards to Matrix Cellular in Delhi, according to an official source.
Dubai | November 26, 2013 16:43 (IST)
Batelco will go to a British court in May in a bid to recoup $185 million from a failed Indian venture, as the Bahraini firm tries to avoid following Gulf peer Etisalat in suffering big losses on the subcontinent, according to a court official.
San Francisco | November 26, 2013 12:33 (IST)
Online startups with eye-popping statistics that purport to show their popularity have captivated the attention of the media and investors. Companies boast of everything from skyrocketing Web page views to user sign-ups to shared digital photos as measures of their success.