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Airtel launches Wi-Fi calling service in Delhi NCR

The service is currently available to Airtel customers in Delhi NCR and will be gradually rolled out across India. However, currently only few smartphone models support this service which include few Apple's iPhone 6s and above models, Xiaomi's Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro & POCO F1; Samsung J6, A10s, On6 and M30s; and all OnePlus 7 series models.

Don’t delay AGR dues, clear doubts by December 13, government warns telecom companies

Govt puts the total dues at Rs 1.47 lakh crore. Industry thinks it could go up to Rs 2.28 lakh crore.

Airtel to roll out VoWiFi this month

The VoWiFi technology allows users to connect to a public WiFi hotspot or any standard private home WiFi network and make outgoing calls to any mobile phone number and landline, across operators, using handsets which support the technology. It is designed to plug indoor network gaps as operators continue to find it challenging to get site approvals in residential areas.

Trai seeks industry's views on unbundled licensing regime in telecom

The move came after the Telecom Department sought the regulator''s recommendation on the issue.

Vodafone Delhi NCR's fastest 4G Network: Broadband testing firm Ookla

Fastest 4G speeds in Delhi NCR is based on analysis by Ookla Speedtest Intelligence data of mean download speeds basis tests taken by 4G users using the popular Speedtest app from October to December 2019.

Aditya Birla Group won’t face fund or bid curbs if Vodafone Idea faces bankruptcy: Bankers

When a company faces insolvency proceedings, promoters are unable to raise funds for other businesses, and also they are not eligible to bid for any bankrupt business under Section 29A of the Bankruptcy Act. With effect from December 1, guarantors to any insolvent business too face bankruptcy proceedings.

Digital India: Gujarat deploys 18,000 kilometres of fibre under BharatNet-II initiative

"We have added 18,000 kilometres of fibre in a record time of 10 months with proactive support of ecosystem players including state-run Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) and vendors-consortium which has been delivering well on quality as well as quantity,” Dharmendra Sharma, Director— Gujarat Fibre Grid Network Limited (GFGNL) told ETT.

Bharti Telecom seeks Rs 4,900 crore FDI nod; infusion to make Airtel foreign firm

Bharti Telecom holds around 41 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel while foreign promoter entities hold 21.46 %.

Average customer unlikely to pay for outgoing calls, says Jio

The Mukesh Ambani-led telecom operator added that its new plan are offering up to 25 per cent more value than that of rivals.

Airtel, Vodafone Idea remove cap on free outgoing calls to other networks

Both the telcos, on December 1, announced new plans under which call and data charges became dearer.

Vodafone Idea will close if govt does not provide any relief: KM Birla

Vodafone Idea will close if govt does not provide any relief: KM Birla

Vodafone Idea Ltd, the India's third largest mobile service provider, will shut down if the government does not provide relief on the liability it faces in past statutory dues following a Supreme Court order, its billionaire chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla said on Friday.

US body, COAI, others, question Trai's attempt to regulate cloud service providers

US body, COAI, others, question Trai's attempt to regulate cloud service providers

In its response to the Trai consultation paper on cloud services, the US India Business Council (USIBC) said there’s more than sufficient regulation of cloud services in the industry and Indian CSPs should not be subject to new regulation. COAI, an industry body that represents private telcos, too questioned Trai’s authority to regulate CSPs.

Jio's new plans are out: Here's what customers will end up paying

Jio's new plans are out: Here's what customers will end up paying

The new plans, available from today, begin from Rs 199 per month which will give customers 1.5 GB of data per day, along with unlimited calls on Jio phones with a validity of 28 days.

Vodafone Idea will shut shop if there is no government relief: KM Birla

Vodafone Idea will shut shop if there is no government relief: KM Birla

Birla said the company will have to opt for insolvency route in the absence of relief from govt.

Tariff revision: Experts expect Reliance Jio to gain most from hikes

Tariff revision: Experts expect Reliance Jio to gain most from hikes

The Mukesh Ambani-owned telco yesterday unveiled revised tariffs, which were as much as 40% costlier.

Qualcomm working with Jio, Flipkart, Amazon to develop 5G use cases for India

Qualcomm working with Jio, Flipkart, Amazon to develop 5G use cases for India

Qualcomm’s plans to be a 5G ecosystem enabler in India and participate in the development of country-specific 5G use cases comes at a time when sections in the government and also among India’s older telcos have often maintained that globally popular 5G use cases such as automated cars to robotics surgery won’t work in the India context.

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