Jio deplores Trai for IUC review, says move to help incumbents
Jio claimed that Trai's discussion paper undermines and sabotages PM's ambitious Digital India vision. According to Jio implementation of zero-IUC regime is “bad in law and anti-poor,”. Airtel and Vodafone Idea have previously backed Trai's move.
Bombay High Court directs tax department to refund Rs 788.39 crore to Vodafone-Idea
The tussle between the telco and the IT department starte...
Govt considering low interests, longer spectrum payment tenure: Telecom Secretary
The telecom department is working on a plan to provide a tw...
Reform package being considered for sectoral relief: Secy
After the price war shrunk the industry into three non-state players from eight, with two going out of business, the DoT is considering a reform package to the telecom sector to help its revival, which may include longer spectrum payment periods.
Measures on way to boost health of telcos: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Assurance from Ravi Shankar Prasad follows demand by top execs of Jio and Bharti at IMC, seeking enabling regulatory environment.
Telecom sector key to Industry 4.0, Digital India: DoT Secretary
The telecom secretary was inaugurating a three-day India Mobile Congress (IMC) - 2019 in New Delhi.
A quiet start to India Mobile Congress 2019
Even Amit Shah, who was supposed to attend the inaugural session, and Nitin Gadkari gave the telecom department’s marquee event a miss.
Jio faces customer rage on Twitter over move to charge voice calls
On Thursday, a day after Mukesh Ambani-led Jio announced the fee, some of its customers took to Twitter to say they would port out to other telecom carriers, while others mocked the new plans.
Jio to charge users 6 paisa/min for calls to other telcos
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio on Wednesday said it will charge 6 paise per minute for voice calls made by its users to mobile pho...
Now, Jio user will have to pay 6 paisa/min for calling other operators customers
For all the outgoing calls to other mobile operators, Jio users will have to pay an additional charge.
Jio’s revenue per user may decline even as Voda Idea, Bharti Airtel gain a bit
From a peak of Rs 156 in the September quarter of FY18, Jio’s ARPU has shrunk steadily to Rs 122 over the past seven quarters.
Telecom business of Reliance does U-turn on call charges
However, as 70% of India’s telecom subscribers are still not on 4G, TRAI is considering continuing the IUC charges, thwarting Reliance’s plans to continue giving customers free voice calls.
Bharti Airtel to test bond buyer views on debt cut push
The wireless carrier is planning to sell a dollar perpetual bond as early as October 8.
Here's why 4G spectrum auction is more important for Reliance Jio Infocomm than Airtel and Vodafone Idea
Coming auction crucial for Jio Infocomm as licence to use key 4G band in 18 circles expires in mid 2021.
Telecom sector revenue slips 7 per cent in 2018: Trai
Spectrum usage charges (SUC) was 17.74 per cent lower at Rs 4,186 crore in 2018, while licence fee collections fell 10.2 per cent to Rs 11,641 crore.
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