26 Nov 2015
Mumbai: Shares of Idea Cellular and Videocon Industries rose as much as 5.2 percent today following Rs 3,310-crore airwaves deal.
25 Nov 2015
New Delhi: In a first spectrum trading deal of the country, Idea Cellular today signed a pact with Videocon Telecommunications to buy its airwaves in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh West for Rs 3,310 crore.
24 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday asked the Vodafone Mobile Services to deposit with the government Rs 2,000 crore under various heads, including one-time spectrum charge and licence fees, for the merger of its four entities Vodafone East, Vodafone South and Vodafone Cellular and Vodafone Digilink into it.
19 Nov 2015
New Delhi: British telecom major Vodafone has approached the Indian government for a conciliation in its Rs 20,000-crore tax dispute, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said today.
08 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission is likely to discuss the issue of spectrum cap in sharing and trading guidelines on November 10. According to sources, the issue is to be deliberated upon on Tuesday as some operators have sought clarification on the current cap rules.
09 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Cabinet today cleared spectrum trading guidelines under which telecom operators will be able to sell radiowaves to other service providers, a move that will help address the problem of spectrum shortage.
14 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is expected to notify within a week spectrum sharing rules while implementation of trading regulations will take some more time.
07 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom may go slow for auction of spectrum next year if operators do not invest in infrastructure to make optimum use of available airwaves and improve quality of services, sources said.
13 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Telecom stocks today rose by up to 4 percent after the government allowed companies to share airwaves in the same band so as to reduce call drops. Shares of Bharti Airtel surged 4.13 percent and Idea Cellular gained 2.56 percent on BSE. Reliance Communications too jumped 3.52 percent but later pared the gains as the trade progressed.
04 Aug 2015
New Delhi: GSM-based telecom companies' lobby COAI has sought equal opportunity for its members to participate and enter into spectrum sharing and trading as well as intra-circle roaming arrangements with state-run BSNL.