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Over 43,000 villages lack mobile services: Taking stock of wireless connectivity across India in six charts
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Over 43,000 villages lack mobile services: Taking stock of wireless connectivity across India in six charts

Telecom minister Manoj Sinha says that the top Indian states that lack mobile connectivity include those affected by left wing extremism (LWE).

Aadhaar: No plans to make it mandatory for air tickets, says govt to MPs
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Aadhaar: No plans to make it mandatory for air tickets, says govt to MPs

Aadhaar data is safe and there is no chance of it falling in wrong hands, government officials told parliamentary panel on home affairs headed by P Chidambaram

Soon you may need to verify your identity to recharge your mobile number
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Soon you may need to verify your identity to recharge your mobile number

This comes right after Chief Justice of India (CJI) JS Khedar suggested to the government that it should verify all the current mobile users in India.

Jio primary data connection on mobiles in India: Report
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Jio primary data connection on mobiles in India: Report

Reliance Jio has become the primary data connection on most of the mobile devices in India, with 42 per cent users having activated Jio in their 4G-enabled slot.

TRAI moots Aadhaar-linked digital scrutiny for new mobile connections
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TRAI moots Aadhaar-linked digital scrutiny for new mobile connections

Sector regulator Trai has put forth recommendations to the Department of Telecom (DoT) to allow electronic KYC of Aadhaar as one of the valid documents for getting a new mobile connection.

Now get a new mobile connection using your Aadhaar card
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Now get a new mobile connection using your Aadhaar card

All the paperwork that goes behind availing a new mobile connection is set to take a backseat as plans to introduce a first of its kind Aadhaar authentication process for the same are being put into place.

Now RCom to offer mobile connection on Aadhaar verification
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Now RCom to offer mobile connection on Aadhaar verification

Reliance Communications today said it has started offering mobile connections to Aadhaar card holders after verifying their details online.