29 Jul 2014
New Delhi: After registering a huge decline in the recent past, foreign direct investment in the telecom sector grew manifold to USD 1.5 billion in the first two-months of the 2014-15 fiscal.
21 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is personally keen to see improvement in IT, telecom and postal services and spends considerable amount of time every day focusing on these key sectors, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who holds these portfolios, said on Monday.
28 Jul 2014
New Delhi: India's largest telecom firm Bharti Airtel on Monday said it has crossed 300 million customers mark across its mobile, fixed line, DSL and DTH services.
09 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to seek legal opinion for issuing a show cause notice to Airtel on charges of hiding caller identity in Madhya Pradesh service area in January, 2011 posing a security threat.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The number of mobile connections in India is expected to grow by 8 percent to touch 815 million this year, even as the market is expected to remain at almost the same level as last year - at USD 19.2 billion, a research firm said.
06 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) may reconsider its decision to bar spectrum sharing for 3G services following changes that have come into effect under the new licensing regime.
16 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Even as the Department of Telecom is mulling allowing 3G spectrum sharing under new licensing regime, it is against 3G intra-circle roaming pact signed by operators like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular which are operating under old permits.
23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has recommended an initial plan costing over Rs 2,400 crore to connect Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep with stable and strong telecom networks which at present rely on connectivity through satellites.
25 Jul 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi asked Power department officials to purchase electricity from national grid to meet the existing daily shortfall of 200-300 MW in the state.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has been granted a 3G licence in Niger, paving the way for roll-out of the latest mobile technology in the country.