Paytm: Telcos not doing enough on fraud calls
The move comes after the Noida-based company had also shared data of 3,500 numbers with Trai, the home affairs ministry and cybersecurity agency CERTIn.
Content, tech companies back separate body, but telcos want regulation
Content players and technology cos backed an independent and powerful ...
Vodafone Idea falls 5% on delay in Infratel-Indus Tower merger
Shares of Vodafone Idea fell nearly 12 per cent on Monday after Bharti Infrate...
GAIL consults other PSUs on how to deal with claims for AGR dues
GAIL India received a fresh demand from the government on telecom dues after the latest ruling by the Supreme Court earlier this month on the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) issue. The fresh demand is much less than the original Rs 1.83 lakh crore and is for just one year, said chairman Manoj Jain.
Government considering stress fund for distressed telcos
Pushed by all 3 telcos, Trai started a consultation process on the need to set a floor for tariffs.
DoT's test checks on variations in telcos AGR dues standard audit procedure: COAI
The government has made it clear that it will verify the companies' claims on AGR math and examine any deviations from its own calculation, through random 'test checks' before March 17. The government will conduct 'test check' for any one year (of telcos' dues) to examine variances between telecom companies' assessment and the government's own calculation of AGR liabilities.
5G Trials: DoT to meet telcos, vendors
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) will hold a meeting on February 20 with telecom operators and telecom equipment vendors to discuss a road map for 5G field trials in the country.
View: Banking sector may meet telcos' fate. Here's how to avert it
The telecom story can be a precursor to other sectors, especially banking and financial services.
Government to verify telcos' AGR math via test checks before March 17: Sources
The 'test check' will happen for all telcom firms but will start with those claiming they have already made full and final settlement towards their statutory liabilities.
Telcos owe around Rs 22,589 crore as licence fees; rest Rs 70k crore is interest, penalty
Telcos' unpaid licence fees amount to Rs 22,589 cr, while interest and penalties took total liability to Rs 92,641 cr.
SoftBank to borrow $4.5 billion pledging domestic telco's shares
The loan comes as SoftBank's finances are under pressure on multiple fronts.
AGR dues: Govt to look at balancing SC order compliance, telcos' health, consumer interest
The government official, who did not wish to be named, said that telecom companies have already paid about Rs 16,000 crore in AGR dues, and some have assured more payments in 7-8 days.
MFs raise holdings in Bharti Airtel as business prospects brighten for telco
The local funds have been buying Bharti Airtel for the last three quarters.
Vodafone Idea bank guarantees unlikely to be invoked for now
A Voda Idea collapse could have negative impacts on not just the telecom, but on banking as well.
Telcos estimate AGR dues at half the DoT demand
Airtel, Voda Idea put dues at up to Rs 41,000 crore against DoT calculation of Rs 89,000 crore.
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