Telecom infra expansion lags with bearish foreign lenders
COAI director general Mathews says funds for the sector from local banks have ‘more or less dried up’.
Jio adds 85.39 lakh users in July; Airtel, Voda Idea lose 60 lakh users combined: TRAI data
The overall telephone subscribers in India, mobil...
Interconnect fee was to be scrapped from January: TRAI seeks views on deferring zero-IUC regime
TRAI says consumers yet to migrate fully to d...
Bharti Airtel plans InvIT for optic fibre assets to raise $2 billion
The company has sent feelers to investment bankers on the proposed $2 billion fund raise.
Airtel’s download speeds fastest, Jio records highest 4G availability: Report
According to a new report, Bharti Airtel offers fastest download speeds of 9.6 megabits per second across the telecom circles with best video streaming experience. Meanwhile, Jio offers the highest 4G availability covering 97.8% of the country.
Vodafone Group focussed on successful Voda-Idea integration: Nick Read
"We're here to have a series of conversations with the government, which have been very productive," Read said.
Telcos reluctant to bid for 5G spectrum on concerns of high prices, low quantum: COAI
Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) Director-General Rajan Mathews said there could be some takers for 4G spectrum in the auctions, which the government hopes to conduct in the current financial year.
Telcos face another hit, may have to pay Rs 41,000 crore more as spectrum charges
A favourable order from SC on definition of adjusted gross revenue will strengthen the govt’s bid to recover these dues.
Telcos face another hit, may have to pay Rs 41,000 cr more as spectrum charges
Favourable SC definition of adjusted gross revenue to strengthen govt bid to recover dues
Choosing cash over stock may not pay off for Vodafone Idea executives
To save themselves from price uncertainties, execs want cash over stock options as long-term incentives.
Vodafone Idea looks to bundle broadband with top 4G plans
Telco’s big challenge would be to raise $2-2.5 billion it needs to invest in it, say analysts.
Reliance Jio added 8.3 million users in June, Vodafone Idea lost 4.1 million: Trai
In absolute terms, Vodafone Idea continued to lead the total subscriber tally at 38.34 crore, followed by Jio with 33.12 crore and Bharti Airtel with 32.03 crore.
Jio beats Airtel, Voda Idea to be top telecom revenue earner at Rs 10,900 cr in June quarter
This assumes significance as Reliance Jio stormed into the highly-competitive telecom sector in September 2016 with its disruptive voice and data offerings, while Bharti Airtel had launched its services way back in 1995.
Jio tops 4G download speed in July, Vodafone leads upload speed
Jio was the fastest 4G operator in 2018 with the highest average download speed in all 12 months.
Vodafone Idea seeks debt revamp as losses mount, users bolt
The distress at the phone operator deepened last week after the SC ordered it to pay about $4 billion in past dues, dealing a fresh blow to the struggling business. One of its requests was a temporary halt to loan payments.
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