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
The government collects license fee and spectrum usage charge as a percentage of revenue earned by telecom service providers from sale of telecom services.
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
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.
Mobile apps are becoming the most preferred way for getting telecom services for customers.
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.
Debt ridden telecom players, looking for a bail out package, expressed disappointment with the 18 percent GST rate
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.
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.
Healthcare providers in India are expected to spend $1.2 billion on information technology (IT) products and services in 2016
Department of Telecom and regulator Trai today favoured use of satellites along with other available technology to provide digital connectivity in the country.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Telecom services in the flood-hit Kashmir valley are slowly being restored with operators resuming network connectivity in various parts of the region.