India’s telelcom sector: A revolution in true sense

India’s telelcom sector: A revolution in true sense

There was no way this would have happened if liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation had not been aggressively chased by consecutive governments. Telecom sector was...

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ASSOCHAM study shows stark tele-density difference across India

ASSOCHAM study shows stark tele-density difference across India

ASSOCHAM, or The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, has released data from a study conducted on the tele-density distribution among the...

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India’s wireless tele-density reaches 74.55%: Trai

India’s wireless tele-density reaches 74.55%: Trai

India’s tele-density reached 76.55%, with the total subscriber base reaching 957.61 million that includes 569.56 million in urban and 388.05 million in rural regions,...

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60 million households in India now have Internet access: ITU

60 million households in India now have Internet access: ITU

New data released today by ITU, the UN specialized agency for information and communication technology (ICT), show that 3.9 billion people remain cut-off from...

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20 years on: India’s cyber cafes disappearing as pocket internet takes over

20 years on: India’s cyber cafes disappearing as pocket internet takes over

Aamir Khurso sits at the front desk of his cyber café, watching the rain. On the wall behind him is a black and white...

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Does India Need a Telecom Ombudsman? Trai Wants Your Opinion

Does India Need a Telecom Ombudsman? Trai Wants Your Opinion

Telecom regulator Trai on Thursday sought public opinion on setting up of an ombudsman in the sector, for speedy resolution of rising subscriber complaints...

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Total telephone subscription dipped in May: Telecom regulator

Total telephone subscription dipped in May: Telecom regulator

Hit by lower subscriptions in urban areas, the total number of telephone users in India declined from 1,059.29 million at the end of April...

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Call drop a black spot in Indian telecom story: Telecom Minister

Call drop a black spot in Indian telecom story: Telecom Minister

The telecom story in India, generally speaking, has been a “success story” the vexed issue of “call drop” has hit it like a black...

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Telecom operators to shell out Rs. 1 lakh cr. for spectrum : Crisil

Telecom operators to shell out Rs. 1 lakh cr. for spectrum : Crisil

India’s telecom operators are likely to fork out about Rs.1 trillion (Rs.1 lakh crore) to buy spectrum at the upcoming auctions, according to Crisil....

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Telecom operators to invest Rs 20,000 crore to counter call drop menace

Telecom operators to invest Rs 20,000 crore to counter call drop menace

Telecom operators have installed 48,000 towers in the last 45 days, out of 60,000 towers they promised to install in 100 days at a...

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Telecom panel for minimum 3 per cent spectrum usage charge

Telecom panel for minimum 3 per cent spectrum usage charge

The inter-ministerial Telecom Commission on Monday reiterated its stand on using the weighted average method to compute the spectrum usage charge (SUC) in addition...

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JPMorgan wary on Indian telecom sector

JPMorgan wary on Indian telecom sector

JPMorgan has maintained its cautious view on the telecom sector despite the recent rally in Bharti Airtel amid firming expectations of accelerating consolidation in...

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