Arresting churn is critical for telcos in India, which is expected to see another round of bloodletting post the entry of Reliance Jio.
DoT’s move comes at a time when it is facing sharp criticism from the industry of doing little to dispel public fears about tower radiation.
It said that Idea, unlike Bharti, had over a period of time reduced its dependency on foreign debt, especially “when the rupee started depreciating”.
At present, women form about a tenth of Ericsson's 2,100 workforce, excluding those at its global services and R&D facilities.
Sharing of airwaves is unlikely to be an immediate game-changer as India’s biggest telecom companies are likely to use it only selectively.
Reliance Communications (RCOM), too will benefit as it will gain access to Jio’s 4G network in the 10 circles at virtually zero incremental capex costs.
Auditor says Airtel avoided licence fee & SUC payouts between April 2006 and March 2010, costing the government Rs 14,361 crore.
DoT has summoned all mobile phone operators to discuss the results of recent ‘drive tests’ conducted by the government.
Sistema Shyam Teleservices has come out strongly against zero-rating plans, saying they are against net neutrality and just confuse subscribers.
Bharti Airtel plans to accelerate both 3G and 4G rollouts to land more high value data customers, by leveraging its sizeable data spectrum holdings.
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