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Internet shutdown: Airtel, Vodafone continue to clampdown mobile services in parts of the country
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Internet shutdown: Airtel, Vodafone continue to clampdown mobile services in parts of the country

State radio said Jio Infocomm had also been asked to restrict services in certain parts of Delhi.

J&K after Article 370: PDP expels MP for attending LG's swearing-in, Congress issues show cause notice to 3 leaders for meeting EU delegates   
India

J&K after Article 370: PDP expels MP for attending LG's swearing-in, Congress issues show cause notice to 3 leaders for meeting EU delegates   

Political parties in Kashmir are divided over the “pro-government” stance of several of its leaders in the aftermath of the Central government’s decision to split the erstwhile state into the union territories of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh.

Bharti Airtel's Q2 mobile services revenue up 7% to Rs 10,981 cr y-o-y; ARPU slips in September quarter
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Bharti Airtel's Q2 mobile services revenue up 7% to Rs 10,981 cr y-o-y; ARPU slips in September quarter

Airtel's average revenue per user (ARPU) for mobile services—a key metrics for telecom companies—slipped marginally to Rs 128 against Rs 129 in the previous sequential quarter

J&K administration releases Valley's mid and low-level politicians, eases restriction on public movement
India

J&K administration releases Valley's mid and low-level politicians, eases restriction on public movement

Authorities eased restrictions on some lower and middle-rung political leaders of mainstream parties, releasing some on health grounds and freeing several others upon making a pledge that they won't take to the streets to protest the revocation of the state's special status.

Restoration of postpaid mobile services in Kashmir draws mixed response; no news yet for prepaid customers
India

Restoration of postpaid mobile services in Kashmir draws mixed response; no news yet for prepaid customers

The authorities on Monday restored postpaid mobile services in Kashmir after a gap of over 70 days — a move that drew a mixed response with many hailing the move, while several others said it was unlikely to improve the situation in the Valley

Airtel ARPU grows 6.5% to Rs 123 in Jan-Mar quarter, loss from India mobile service business more than doubled
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Airtel ARPU grows 6.5% to Rs 123 in Jan-Mar quarter, loss from India mobile service business more than doubled

Airtel's loss from India mobile services business more than doubled to Rs 1,377.8 crore in January-March 2019 compared with Rs 482.2 crore loss in the same period of the previous fiscal year.

Bharti Airtel shares decline over 3% after March quarter results fail to lift investors' sentiment
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Bharti Airtel shares decline over 3% after March quarter results fail to lift investors' sentiment

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Monday reported a surprise 29 percent surge in March quarter net profit as exceptional income gains and Africa business helped offset losses in India mobile services operations.

Govt to form inter-ministerial panel to roll out in-flight mobile services by March, but high charges may act as spoilers
India

Govt to form inter-ministerial panel to roll out in-flight mobile services by March, but high charges may act as spoilers

The government has decided to form an inter-ministerial panel to roll out in-flight and maritime mobile services within three months, official sources said

Reliance Jio gains in majority of telecom circles; Airtel, Vodafone Idea improve revenue in metros in September quarter
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Reliance Jio gains in majority of telecom circles; Airtel, Vodafone Idea improve revenue in metros in September quarter

Reliance Jio has emerged as the top telecom service provider in terms of AGR at Rs 8,271 crore for the July-September quarter for access services.

Spectrum auction for 5G likely to happen in later half of 2019: Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan
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Spectrum auction for 5G likely to happen in later half of 2019: Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan

The 5G services would offer telecom companies better visibility into market dynamics and potential revenue streams of the next-generation mobile services, Sundararajan said.

Over 43,000 villages in India without mobile services, says telecom minister Manoj Sinha
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Over 43,000 villages in India without mobile services, says telecom minister Manoj Sinha

At 9,940, Odisha accounting for the highest number of villages without mobile phone connectivity

TRAI recommends limit on number of trial subscribers; limits network testing phase to 90 days
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TRAI recommends limit on number of trial subscribers; limits network testing phase to 90 days

TRAI has also proposed capping the number of test subscribers to 5 percent of installed network capacity for a service area, also called a telecom circle.

Trai is set to revise quality of service norms on telecom services including VoLTE
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Trai is set to revise quality of service norms on telecom services including VoLTE

Telecom regulator Trai today said it will bring out in the next few weeks its order on the revised quality of service norms for mobile services, including benchmarks for newer technologies like VoLTE.

Internet services on prepaid connections restored in Kashmir after six months
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Internet services on prepaid connections restored in Kashmir after six months

Internet services on prepaid mobile connections in Kashmir Valley have been restored after remaining suspended for more than six months due to violence following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani by security forces.

Curfew in tense Kashmir: After Handwara firing, mobile internet services suspended in the valley
India

Curfew in tense Kashmir: After Handwara firing, mobile internet services suspended in the valley

Mobile internet services were on Thursday suspended in Kashmir to check spreading of rumours by anti-social elements, officials said

Idea chooses Ericsson to deploy its 4G/LTE network
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Idea chooses Ericsson to deploy its 4G/LTE network

Ericsson has been selected by Idea Cellular, the mobile services operator in India with over 170 million subscribers, to deploy a 4G/LTE network and to transform its existing 2G and 3G networks.

Insufficient towers linked to poor mobile services: TRAI
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Insufficient towers linked to poor mobile services: TRAI

The lack of adequate number of mobile towers was one of the reasons for deteriorating quality of mobile services, officials of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said.

Mobile internet services blocked in Kashmir for PM Modi's rally in Srinagar
India

Mobile internet services blocked in Kashmir for PM Modi's rally in Srinagar

Mobile internet services in Kashmir Valley were blocked on Saturday morning as a precautionary measure in view of PM Narendra Modi's rally in Srinagar.

India's mobile services market to reach $21.4 billion in 2015: Report
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India's mobile services market to reach $21.4 billion in 2015: Report

Mobile connections in India will grow to 880 million in 2015 — an increase of five per cent from 837 million connections in 2014 — and spending on mobile services will grow four percent to reach $21.4 billion in 2015