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Idea-Vodafone merger heralds new phase of tough competition in telecoms; bankers and content consumers may hold the key
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Idea-Vodafone merger heralds new phase of tough competition in telecoms; bankers and content consumers may hold the key

In a sense, the Idea-Vodafone merger was a forced marriage of convenience because Jio hit the market when the UK-based giant was planning its own Indian IPO (initial public offering), and the merger was seen as a backdoor way for Vodafone to get listed

Airtel to roll out 6,000 new mobile sites, add 3,000 km new optic fiber across north east in FY19
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Airtel to roll out 6,000 new mobile sites, add 3,000 km new optic fiber across north east in FY19

Airtel is expanding to add network capacity and take services deeper into unconnected areas

Reliance Jio may launch commercial 4G services by October: CLSA
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Reliance Jio may launch commercial 4G services by October: CLSA

The company management believes Jio's network can easily handle usage of 5 GB per month data each by over 100 million subscribers

$1 trillion extra GDP by 2020 if all Indians get online
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$1 trillion extra GDP by 2020 if all Indians get online

If the number of people with access to internet were to reach 100 percent, India’s GDP could be increased by an extra $1 trillion by 2020.

Nokia in talks with Indian telcos to start 5G network trials in the country
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Nokia in talks with Indian telcos to start 5G network trials in the country

Nokia Networks is in talks with Indian telecom operators to start trials of next generation 5G networks even as the country is yet to see full-scale roll out of 4G technology based mobile voice and data services.

COAI seeks clarification from TRAI on discriminatory tariffs
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COAI seeks clarification from TRAI on discriminatory tariffs

The telecom service providers' association has written to the sector regulator TRAI, seeking further clarification on prohibition of discriminatory tariffs for data services.

Trai on consultation paper: Only 1.89 million of Facebook's 11 million claim have supported Free Basics
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Trai on consultation paper: Only 1.89 million of Facebook's 11 million claim have supported Free Basics

In yet another face-off, Facebook and TRAI are sparring over responses to a consultation paper on differential pricing for data services submitted via the social networking giant's campaign with the regulator saying only a tenth of responses claimed were actually received.

BSNL to set up 40,000 Wi-Fi hotspots; claims it's faster than 4G
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BSNL to set up 40,000 Wi-Fi hotspots; claims it's faster than 4G

Public sector telecom major BSNL said on Monday it is working on setting up 40,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots in the country to counter its inadequacy in providing 4G data services.

Trai extends public consultation on mobile internet service rules to 26 May
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Trai extends public consultation on mobile internet service rules to 26 May

Telecom regulator Trai has extended the last date for seeking comments on its draft rules for mobile Internet services to May 26.

CEO Sanjay Kapoor quits: Why Airtel is reshuffling its top deck
Business

CEO Sanjay Kapoor quits: Why Airtel is reshuffling its top deck

Telecom industry insiders point out that a large scale reshuffle of Bharti's top deck could be partly because the company wanted to "infuse fresh blood" into the data business

Voda, Airtel raise tariffs; data services to cost 30% more
Business

Voda, Airtel raise tariffs; data services to cost 30% more

Airtel recently revised its 1GB 2G data plan from Rs 100 to Rs 125. Vodafone too has made similar changes in the monthly plans and has reduced data limits available under various prepaid plans.

Voda, Airtel raise tariffs; data services to cost 30% more
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Voda, Airtel raise tariffs; data services to cost 30% more

Airtel recently revised its 1GB 2G data plan from Rs 100 to Rs 125. Vodafone too has made similar changes in the monthly plans and has reduced data limits available under various prepaid plans.

One bn people in the world don't have mobile phones
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One bn people in the world don't have mobile phones

About one billion people across the world still do not own a mobile phone, and a third of the world's population is unable to access the internet..

IMImobile Deploys IBM Software
Biztech

IMImobile Deploys IBM Software

To enhance existing service and cloud infrastructure management processes.

Technology's Response To Reducing ARPU
Biztech

Technology's Response To Reducing ARPU

Nitin Bhat, Partner And Head Of Consulting, APAC- Frost & Sullivan explains how technology can help telcos improve on the revenue from data services.

India Demands Full BlackBerry Access
Biztech

India Demands Full BlackBerry Access

India rejected on Monday RIM's offer to allow only partial access to its BlackBerry data services

APAC Demand For Mobile Data Services Increases As Mobile Voice Declines
Biztech

APAC Demand For Mobile Data Services Increases As Mobile Voice Declines

According to Ovum, revenues generated in the APAC through voice services will fall from USD 182 billion in 2010 to USD 176 billion in 2015.

Airtel, Cisco Ally To Drive Growth For Indian Enterprises
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Airtel, Cisco Ally To Drive Growth For Indian Enterprises

The alliance will combine the strengths of Airtel's network service provider position and Cisco's IP technologies and experience.