Coronavirus Outbreak: Supreme Court asks Centre, J&K govt to respond within one week on plea seeking to restore 4G services in UT
The Supreme Court asked the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday to respond to a plea seeking directions to them to restore 4G internet in the Union Territory in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.
BSNL bailout: Employee unions of state-run telco call for hunger strike today; say VRS not beneficial for lower-level staff
According to BSNL chairman and managing director P K Purwar, over 77,000 out of around 1.6 lakh employees of the loss-making telecom firm have opted for VRS.
BSNL engineers seek Narendra Modi's intervention for revival of state-run firm, urge to provide budgetary support
BSNL engineers urged Modi to provide budgetary support to BSNL to help address liquidity crunch that is adversely impacting operation and maintenance of services at the organisation
A comprehensive proposal for revival of BSNL has been prepared, which will be taken up for consideration by competent authorities very soon, the ministry of communications said in a statement.
Tata Teleservices to surrender spectrum allocated to firm without auction before merger approval with Bharti Airtel
Debt-ridden loss-making firm Tata Teleservices and Bharti Airtel announced their merger in October 2017.
DoT likely to approach Cabinet for 4G spectrum to state-run BSNL, MTNL in November; survival tough without it, says minister
BSNL has pan-India operations except in Delhi and Mumbai, while MTNL provides services in Delhi and Mumbai circles.
Under the agreement with Softbank, BSNL will collaborate for its satellite constellation.
Getting the fourth generation (4G) spectrum will help the telco offer faster data services.
Commissioning of the service in other districts in Kerala is expected by this year-end
Reliance Jio has topped the charts again as the fastest 4G services provider by registering average download speed of over 18 megabit per second in June.
Bharti Airtel's net profit dipped marginally when compared sequentially to Rs 373.4 crore in the March quarter
Even as satisfaction levels of the subscribers of 4G services in India have risen to 97 per cent in three months, more tariff cuts are on the anvil with retention level for Jio seen at a high 65 percent when its free offer draws to a close.
The promise of 5G is immense. We have already read reports of how 5G is going to be a game changer, how it will be an evolutionary step in the telecom cycle, Qualcomm has even announced its first 5G modem chipset solution - X50. The use cases for 5G will be applicable beyond mere internet connectivity on your laptops or phones. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a major product segment that will be using 5G.
Idea Cellular will launch 4G services in another nine circles in 2016-17 to reach the target of 20 circles - giving the company pan-India wireless broadband network, a company statement said here on Wednesday.
Vodafone India today said it will soon launch 4G services across 2,400 towns and eight additional telecom circles by March 2017.
The last date for withdrawal of applications is 22 September
The company has launched its commercial service about a month before start of country's biggest ever spectrum auction which is set to start from October 1.
Jio is targeting 100 million users in a shortest possible time.
On the data front, Jio data will be charged at as low as 5 paisa per MB
The company management believes Jio's network can easily handle usage of 5 GB per month data each by over 100 million subscribers