February 28, 2015 19:17 (IST)
BMR & Associates Partner Mahesh Jaising said the step is a welcome move.
February 28, 2015 17:14 (IST)
Government plans to impose customs duty at 10% on specified telecom products
February 25, 2015 18:02 (IST)
Bharti Airtel, Indias largest telecom operator, will on Thursday sell up to 72.5 million shares in its tower unit Bharti Infratel through which it could raise over Rs 2,600 crore.
February 25, 2015 17:15 (IST)
Mobile Number Portability (MNP) currently allows consumers to change their service provider while retaining the same number only within a telecom circle, which in most cases, is limited to a State.
February 24, 2015 18:33 (IST)
Long distance domestic telephone calls are set to become cheaper as regulator TRAI today slashed a network charge that one operator pays to another for carrying the call by about 50 per cent to 35 paise a minute.
February 22, 2015 17:47 (IST)
For the entire amount of spectrum put on auction, an earnest money deposit (EMD) of Rs 12,000 crore could have been enough but telecom operators have deposited Rs 20,435 crore, which shows that fierce bidding is likely in the auction, official sources told PTI.
February 22, 2015 12:58 (IST)
"About 85 per cent market is going to remain offline even after five years however hard we try to push e-commerce.
February 22, 2015 12:51 (IST)
The panel has also been asked to recommend best possible business models that can be leveraged to rope in the private sector.
February 22, 2015 12:09 (IST)
BSNL has invested about Rs 4,000 crore in the latest network expansion (phase 7). It is expected to be completed by June 2015.
February 20, 2015 16:41 (IST)
The industry is also keen on tapping the potential of 'Make in India' initiative.
Mumbai | February 20, 2015 14:42 (IST)
Companies from Tata Consultancy Services Ltd to Wipro Ltd are all joining Infosys Ltd in investing in new, high-end technology, industry watchers say. Earlier this week Infosys bought US automation specialist Panaya Inc for $200 million.
February 19, 2015 23:58 (IST)
The brand value of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India's largest software exporter, grew to $8.7 billion in 2015, clipping at a growth of 271 per cent from $2.3 billion in 2010, making it the fastest growing software brand in the world over the past five years.
February 18, 2015 20:10 (IST)
In order to explain the design, rules and procedures of the upcoming spectrum auction, the Department of Telecom (DoT) will hold a presentation on February 26 for all stakeholders.
February 17, 2015 23:11 (IST)
Reliance Industries and seven other firms including top mobile phone operator Bharti Airtel have applied to participate in next month's auction for mobile phone airwaves, several people directly involved in the process said.
February 17, 2015 22:14 (IST)
Eight telecom operators have deposited earnest money of about Rs 20,435 crore for spectrum auction starting March 4, with Reliance Jio Infocom submitting the highest guarantee.
February 17, 2015 15:50 (IST)
Department of Electronics and IT has suggested to provide a 10-year tax holiday.
February 17, 2015 15:42 (IST)
The device will be sold at $53 subject to various governments levies and available at local retail outlets, the statement added.
February 16, 2015 20:37 (IST)
Telecom players will bid aggressively in the forthcoming spectrum auction and the government may be able to raise Rs 90,000 crore through the sale of radio waves, credit rating agency Crisil said on Monday.
February 16, 2015 19:10 (IST)
The government expects to garner over Rs 80,000 crore from the sale of radiowaves for providing 2G as well as 3G services.
February 16, 2015 08:04 (IST)
Introduction of tax holidays will help companies in expanding their business, it said.