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