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Reliance Jio says delay in implementation of zero call connect charges beyond January 2020 will hurt service affordability
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Reliance Jio says delay in implementation of zero call connect charges beyond January 2020 will hurt service affordability

Reliance Jio Director Mahendra Nahata said that the ratio of incoming and outgoing call is now at par with each other and and traffic asymmetry can, therefore, no longer be the reason to delay implementation of Bill and Keep (BAK) regime

Govt revenue from telecom companies slips 22% in 2017-18 on dip in service providers' earnings
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Govt revenue from telecom companies slips 22% in 2017-18 on dip in service providers' earnings

The government collects license fee and spectrum usage charge as a percentage of revenue earned by telecom service providers from sale of telecom services.

Reliance Communications to exit telecom business fully, to focus on realty in future: Anil Ambani
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Reliance Communications to exit telecom business fully, to focus on realty in future: Anil Ambani

Anil Ambani said there has been a "creative destruction" of the telecom sector that has resulted in the creation of oligopoly which is going towards a duopoly and may be even a monopoly in the future

Budget 2018: DoT suggests cutting GST on telecom services to 12%, says union minister Manoj Sinha
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Budget 2018: DoT suggests cutting GST on telecom services to 12%, says union minister Manoj Sinha

The recommendation was made during the process of the Budget exercise, and the matter is with the Department of Revenue under Ministry of Finance for necessary action, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

Most Indians prefer smartphone apps to get telecom services: Survey
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Most Indians prefer smartphone apps to get telecom services: Survey

Mobile apps are becoming the most preferred way for getting telecom services for customers.

WIPO ranks India as top global exporter of information, computers and telecom services
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WIPO ranks India as top global exporter of information, computers and telecom services

It ranked 104th in pupil-teacher ratio in secondary schools, 106th in ICT access, 108th in environment performance, and more importantly only 114th in ease of doing business and 118th in ease of paying taxes.

GST rate: Telecom services to become expensive under new tax regime
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GST rate: Telecom services to become expensive under new tax regime

Debt ridden telecom players, looking for a bail out package, expressed disappointment with the 18 percent GST rate

Unhappy with the telecom services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes for accountability
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Unhappy with the telecom services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes for accountability

Clearly unhappy over poor telecom services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday pressed for efficiency and accountability at all levels to bring about a visible change in the situation at the earliest.

5G developments are great, but 4G still has a long way to go in India
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5G developments are great, but 4G still has a long way to go in India

The promise of 5G is immense. We have already read reports of how 5G is going to be a game changer, how it will be an evolutionary step in the telecom cycle, Qualcomm has even announced its first 5G modem chipset solution - X50. The use cases for 5G will be applicable beyond mere internet connectivity on your laptops or phones. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a major product segment that will be using 5G.

Mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir
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Mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir

The authorities on Thursday evening suspended all mobile phone services throughout the Kashmir Valley without any notice.

Indian healthcare providers to spend $1.2 bn on IT in 2016: Gartner report
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Indian healthcare providers to spend $1.2 bn on IT in 2016: Gartner report

Healthcare providers in India are expected to spend $1.2 billion on information technology (IT) products and services in 2016

DoT, Trai push for satellite use for telecom services
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DoT, Trai push for satellite use for telecom services

Department of Telecom and regulator Trai today favoured use of satellites along with other available technology to provide digital connectivity in the country.

According to a report Jio to gain because of acceleration in 4G adoption
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According to a report Jio to gain because of acceleration in 4G adoption

Predicting a much faster adoption of 4G telecom services in India than the previous generation, IDFC Securities has said in a report that it found the Reliance Jio offering to be impressive but for some resolvable initial issues.

DoT seeking Trai's views on freeing up of 800MHz spectrum in certain circles
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DoT seeking Trai's views on freeing up of 800MHz spectrum in certain circles

The Department of Telecom (DoT) will seek sectoral regulator Trai's views on liberalisation of 800MHz spectrum in circles where market determined price is not available.

Vodafone to introduce 4G services in four metro cities by March 2016
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Vodafone to introduce 4G services in four metro cities by March 2016

Vodafone India will increase the intensity of its 4G services rollout and by March 2016 it will be launched in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata, a statement said on Monday.

BSNL slashes rates by up to 80 percent to speed up customer acquisition
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BSNL slashes rates by up to 80 percent to speed up customer acquisition

To speed up customer acquisition, state-owned telecom firm BSNL has slashed mobile rates by up to 80 per cent for the first two months under a scheme for new customers.

'Telecom services in Noida may get disrupted'
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'Telecom services in Noida may get disrupted'

The telecom industry on Saturday expressed concern that mobile phone services will be disrupted in Noida area as the landlords or properties where telecom towers are located have announced they will be switching off electricity and denying access to the companies' operation and maintenance staff.

Global IT spending to grow 2.4% in 2015: Gartner
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Global IT spending to grow 2.4% in 2015: Gartner

The outlook for IT services in 2015 has been reduced to 2.5 percent growth, down from the 4.1 percent growth forecast in the previous quarter.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Telecom services slowly being restored
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Jammu and Kashmir floods: Telecom services slowly being restored

Telecom services in the flood-hit Kashmir valley are slowly being restored with operators resuming network connectivity in various parts of the region.