Telecom Operator

Showing of 1 - 20 from 28 results
Telecom Operator - Total results - 28
Vodafone introduces new Rs 499 prepaid plan and revamps its old Rs 555 plan
News & Analysis

Vodafone introduces new Rs 499 prepaid plan and revamps its old Rs 555 plan

Vodafone's Rs 499 plan reportedly offers 1.5 GB data, 100 SMS per day and unlimited calling.

Telecom erupts in a war of words amid Trai's review of call connect rates; Airtel, Jio trade charges
Business

Telecom erupts in a war of words amid Trai's review of call connect rates; Airtel, Jio trade charges

Without naming Reliance Jio, a senior Airtel official alleged that "one large 4G-only operator" has arbitrarily slashed ring time for outgoing calls to other networks, thereby converting calls into missed calls and triggering a call back.

Reliance Jio emerges as India's biggest telecom player; Vodafone Idea user base dips to 320 mn
Business

Reliance Jio emerges as India's biggest telecom player; Vodafone Idea user base dips to 320 mn

Reliance Jio has become the country's largest telecom operator with a subscriber base of 331.3 million, surpassing Vodafone Idea

Vodafone Idea's Rs 25,000 cr rights issue receives bids for 1,109 crore shares: NSE data
Business

Vodafone Idea's Rs 25,000 cr rights issue receives bids for 1,109 crore shares: NSE data

Vodafone Idea, the country's largest telecom operator through the rights issue which ran between 10-24 April, offered 2,000 crore new shares at Rs 12.50 apiece.

Vodafone Idea posts Rs 5,005 cr loss for third quarter; telco targets higher share of new 4G customers
Business

Vodafone Idea posts Rs 5,005 cr loss for third quarter; telco targets higher share of new 4G customers

The books of Vodafone Idea recorded comprehensive loss of Rs 1,284.5 crore in the same quarter a year ago.

Idea, Vodafone pay Rs 7,249 cr under protest to telecom department to get green signal for merger
Business

Idea, Vodafone pay Rs 7,249 cr under protest to telecom department to get green signal for merger

The Idea Vodafone merger is expected to give breather to both debt-ridden firms Idea and Vodafone, from cut-throat competition in the market where margins have hit rock bottom with free voice calls.

Vodafone-Idea merger: Idea Cellular gets DoT approval to raise FDI limit to 100%; merger deal in last leg of regulatory clearance
Business

Vodafone-Idea merger: Idea Cellular gets DoT approval to raise FDI limit to 100%; merger deal in last leg of regulatory clearance

The merged entity would be known as 'Vodafone Idea Ltd'. It will be the country's largest telecom operator with around 430 million subscribers from Day 1.

Ericsson showcased the first-ever, live, end-to-end 5G demonstration in India
News & Analysis

Ericsson showcased the first-ever, live, end-to-end 5G demonstration in India

The demonstration using Ericsson's 5G test bed and 5G New Radio (NR) delivered a throughput of 5.7 Gbps and ultra-low latency of 3 millisecond.

After Vodafone and Idea Cellular, ATC telecom is looking towards more opportunities for acquisition
News & Analysis

After Vodafone and Idea Cellular, ATC telecom is looking towards more opportunities for acquisition

American Tower Company (ATC) has signed an agreement with Vodafone and Idea Cellular to acquire their mobile tower assets for about Rs 7,850 crore.

iOS and Google Play Store see a rise in downloads and profitable revenues in Q3 of FY17
News & Analysis

iOS and Google Play Store see a rise in downloads and profitable revenues in Q3 of FY17

It has been forecasted that worldwide downloads may reach 240 billion downloads and $100 billion consumer spend on both iOS and Google Play.

Reliance Jio alleges Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular caused Rs 400-cr loss to govt
Business

Reliance Jio alleges Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular caused Rs 400-cr loss to govt

The telcos 'unilaterally, wilfully and intentionally paid the advance license fee for last quarter' of 2016-17 estimating adjusted gross revenue much lower than the licence stipulation, Reliance Jio has alleged.

Reliance Jio to withdraw complimentary 'Summer Offer' on Trai's advice
News & Analysis

Reliance Jio to withdraw complimentary 'Summer Offer' on Trai's advice

Reliance Jio in a statement said that it will be withdrawing the offer in the next few days after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) advised them to do so.

SoftBank is working on reprogrammable eSIM technology for IoT; SIM to be carrier independent
News & Analysis

SoftBank is working on reprogrammable eSIM technology for IoT; SIM to be carrier independent

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank appears to be dipping its toes in the Internet of Things (IoT) space with the announcement of an eSIM project for IoT devices.

To promote Digital India, BSNL offers 1GB free data for non internet subscribers
News & Analysis

To promote Digital India, BSNL offers 1GB free data for non internet subscribers

BSNL said it had decided to give a special free offer for smartphone users to promote Digital India drive and increase internet users.

BSNL offers new data packs with double the data in celebration of Holi; 28GB data for Rs 291
News & Analysis

BSNL offers new data packs with double the data in celebration of Holi; 28GB data for Rs 291

The existing Rs 156, Rs 198, Rs 291 and Rs 549 plans from BSNL are being upgraded to offer lots more data and in some cases, increased validity

Vodafone is investing heavily in 4G LTE services, awards $300 million contract to Ericsson
News & Analysis

Vodafone is investing heavily in 4G LTE services, awards $300 million contract to Ericsson

Vodafone is investing heavily in the deployment of its 4G LTE network in India. The most recent deployment contract has been awarded to Ericsson and is worth $300 million.

It’s official; Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular are in talks for a merger
News & Analysis

It’s official; Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular are in talks for a merger

Ending months of speculation, Vodafone on Monday confirmed it is in talks with the Aditya Vikram Birla group for the merger of its Indian entity and Idea Cellular in what will be the largest such deal in the country's telecom space once it materialises.

Jio crosses 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days
News & Analysis

Jio crosses 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days

Mukesh Ambani-promoted Reliance Jio has crossed the 50 million subscriber mark in less than three months after its full-fledged 4G services launch.

Reliance Jio free call offer `not discriminatory', tariff plans compliant, says telecom regulator
Business

Reliance Jio free call offer `not discriminatory', tariff plans compliant, says telecom regulator

Incumbent operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and others approached Trai against free call service being offered by Reliance Jio, calling the tariff plan predatory, discriminatory and non-compliant to present rules.

'Jio Welcome Offer' garners 16 million customers in just 26 days
News & Analysis

'Jio Welcome Offer' garners 16 million customers in just 26 days

As a telecom operator Jio has achieved this growth faster than any other startup, including the likes of Facebook, WhatsApp and even Skype.