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.
Fund-raising to boost Bharti Airtel's books: Analysts
Bharti Airtel’s application for permission to increase its foreign shareholding limit t...
Reliance Jio increases tariffs by up to 40%
The Mukesh Ambani-led Jio, which had started a tariff battle in the sector with its entry in 2016...
Telcos shares rise on proposal to fix floor price for data tariffs
Vodafone Idea shares spurted 11.21 per cent to trade at Rs 7.84 apiece in early deals on the BSE.
Vodafone Idea tumbles 9% as Birla warns of shutting shop in absence of govt relief
The stock was trading 8.89 per cent lower at Rs 6.66 apiece on the BSE.
Telecom tariff hike won’t hurt: Government
The government believes data and voice calls will be the cheapest in the world and lower than four years ago.
COAI promises better tech, network with extra revenue
The industry’s move to raise tariffs will ultimately benefit the customer and the government, COAI said, adding that revenue generated from higher plans will be ploughed back into improving customer experience.
Floor price no longer on agenda as telcos set to increase tariffs
A 10% increase in realisations from subscribers may yield about Rs 35,000 crore in revenue over three years.
Jio consolidates RMS leadership in July-September
Jio recently said it would raise tariffs, if directed by Trai, in a manner that does not hurt data consumption or growth in digital adoption. This was a day after Voda Idea and Airtel said they would raise tariffs next month. It has already started charging customers for outbound calls to other networks.
Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea move SC, seek review of certain directions on AGR
The telcos have sought a limited review of the October 24 ruling, and haven’t challenged the entire SC order.
Deferment of spectrum payment to provide headroom to telecom sector: India Inc
The government doled out a Rs 42,000 crore relief to debt-laden teleos after it agreed not to take any payments for spectrum they use for the next two years. The Union Cabinet headed by PM Modi approved giving Airtel, Voda-Idea and Reliance Jio an option to avail a two-year moratorium on payments they were supposed to make in yearly installments.
Vodafone Idea, Airtel lose over 49 lakh users in Sep; Jio and BSNL gain: TRAI
As per the data, Bharti Airtel lost 23.8 lakh users in September to take its total user base to 32.55 crore. Similarly, Vodafone Idea lost 25.7 lakh users in the month to take its total user base to 37.24 crore. However, Reliance Jio added 69.83 lakh users in September, taking its total user base to 35.52 crore.
Bharti Airtel to increase tariffs from December, 2019
On November 15, Airtel said its net loss was on account of exceptional charge pertaining to the provisioning of Rs 28,450 crore towards the AGR dues, which included principal of Rs 6,164 crore, interest of Rs 12,219 crore, penalty of Rs 3,760 crore, and interest on penalty of Rs 6,307 crore.
ISPAI seeks legal view on DoT's demand for statutory dues; says order unnecessarily imposed on ISPs
The Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI) said the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has unnecessarily imposed the order on internet service providers, many of which are run by entrepreneurs in smaller cities and towns.
Major relief for AGR hit telcos, Govt defers spectrum payments for FY21, FY22
In a major relief for debt-hit telcos, the Centre deferred spectrum auction payments due from the operators for the years 2020-2021 and 2021...
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