India’s Auditor Suggests Canceling Reliance Jio’s Licenses

India’s Auditor Suggests Canceling Reliance Jio’s Licenses

India’s federal auditor has suggested telecommunications licenses held by Reliance Industries Ltd. 500325.BY +1.25% be canceled because of irregularities in the way the company...

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DoT to adopt Chinese development model

DoT to adopt Chinese development model

The Department of Telecommunications is likely to accept the advice of top institutions to adopt the Chinese development model to unlock some Rs 17,000...

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Telecom Operators Add 2.81 Million Subscribers in April: Trai

Telecom Operators Add 2.81 Million Subscribers in April: Trai

India’s telecom industry added 2.81 million subscribers in April, taking the total number to 935.81 million on the back of growing number of urban...

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Telecom sector: Hoping for a friendly regime

Telecom sector: Hoping for a friendly regime

India’s telecom companies are hoping for clarity in regulatory matters and rationalization of taxes as the new government at the Centre settles down. The...

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Telecom tower radiation lowest in India: Operators

Telecom tower radiation lowest in India: Operators

Here’s some good news for those concerned about radiations from telecom towers. The Centre has fixed the Electro-Magnetic Radiation (EMR) emission levels below 0.45w/m2,...

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‘We will see a rapid shift in the telecom landscape in India’

‘We will see a rapid shift in the telecom landscape in India’

US-based Syniverse Technologies helps telecom companies around the world to quickly react to market changes and demands, enabling the delivery of everything from voice...

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DoT readies roadmap for auctions in 2014-15

DoT readies roadmap for auctions in 2014-15

Telecom operators are likely to get enough spectrum across bands through auctions that the Government will conduct in 2014-15, according to the roadmap for...

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India yet to tap potential of mobile banking, digital financial services: Report

India yet to tap potential of mobile banking, digital financial services: Report

India is yet to realise the potential of mobile banking and digital financial services even as only 47 per cent of the people have...

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Want 4G magic? Why India needs spectrum refarming for that

Want 4G magic? Why India needs spectrum refarming for that

Watching a FIFA World Cup match on a 3G wireless connection can be hugely frustrating with freezes and reloads frequently interrupting the viewing experience....

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Huawei to launch 4G smartphones for $100 in India

Huawei to launch 4G smartphones for $100 in India

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is planning to launch mass-market fourth-generation (4G) smartphones priced at around $100 (Rs 6,000) in India next year. The move...

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Building a network with a conscience – It’s all about data

Building a network with a conscience – It’s all about data

There is an immense amount of data that describes a Tier 1 network’s topology, resources and services. This data is distributed across a myriad...

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MEF Launches GEN14 Certified Professionals Convention

MEF Launches GEN14 Certified Professionals Convention

The MEF announces that it is launching the industry’s first dedicated event for Carrier Ethernet professionals – the MEF Certified Professionals Convention, which will...

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Mobile number portability touches 100-mn mark: TRAI

in-mob The number of subscribers who have availed mobile number portability (MNP) has reached the 100 million-mark, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday said. MNP was introduced Jan 20, 2011 in the country allowing mobile phone users to retain their mobile number even when moving from one service provider to another in the same service area irrespective of the mobile technology.

Telecom FDI plunges

FDIIndia's telecom sector has seen sharp decline in foreign investor interest with FDI plummeting by 96 percent to USD 70.46 million in April to November 2012 period, says the Economic Survey. The sector saw Foreign Direct Investment of USD 1,987.18 million for the same period a year ago.