5G spectrum sale: Trai dials experts worldwide
“It is not a simple issue. We have to give recommendations related to reserve prices, which will become easier if we have benchmarks, trails or footprints of earlier auctions,” Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Chairman RS Sharma told ET.
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New telecom policy promises stability, but will fail to attract new investors
An uncertain regulatory environment, hyper-competition and continuous erosion of profit have made foreign investors wary about local telecom services market.
Postpaid mobile users switch to prepaid on value quotient
This move to prepaid plans is reflected in a near 2% sequential fall in postpaid subscriber base in the September quarter, a key reason for the 10% fall in revenue from the segment, analysts said.
Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea cellular stand to bag 2G, 3G customers
The Anil Ambani-led telco, mired in Rs 47,000 crore of debt, shrinking revenue and mounting losses, informed its wireless business employees that November 30 will be their last day of employment.
Telecom companies may ring in stable 2018
“Fitch’s ratings for the Indian telecom sector has been revised to stable in 2018 from a negative in 2017,” said Nitin Soni.
Idea-Vodafone merger may prove challenging and costly, say experts
The Idea management, at an earnings call last week, said the company can “now plan the integration aspects” with approvals in place from the CCI for the merger.
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Telecom exposure not a systemic threat for banks yet, says Fitch
The agency added that not all telecoms face financial difficulties.
Strong ARPU, cut in IUC boost Jio’s profit
Jio reported a net profit of Rs 504 crore for the October-December quarter, versus Rs 306 crore by market leader Bharti Airtel.
Idea, Vodafone trying to meet market share cap rules
The country’s No. 2 carrier Vodafone India lost nearly 1.4 million customers last month, while No. 3 Idea lost over 2.3 million, according to data by COAI.
JioPhone to help company boost m-cap to 10%: Fitch
JioPhone would add 3-4 per cent or about $950 million to annual industry revenue.
Idea Cellular approves merger with Vodafone India; stock tanks 15%
The company said that post the deal, its promoters will hold 26% stake in the combined entity, Vodafone will hold 45.10% stake while the rest will be with public.
Bharti Airtel likely to face penalty for misusing Aadhaar details
The country’s top telecom operator has been temporarily suspended from using Aadhaar to authenticate connections and open new payment bank accounts by UIDAI.
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