India may roll out free internet to all

India may roll out free internet to all

The Indian telecom watchdog on Thursday floated a consultation paper in an effort to explore transparent models that can achieve benefits of free data....

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India to cross 500 million Internet users this year

India to cross 500 million Internet users this year

The number of Internet users in the country is likely to reach 500 million this year, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. “India has...

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Mobile Data Usage in India doubles in 3 years

Mobile Data Usage in India doubles in 3 years

As more and more people start accessing the internet through their mobile phones, mobile data usage is increasing by the day. As per the...

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Internet penetration yet to catch up desired pace

Internet penetration yet to catch up desired pace

The pace of internet penetration is yet to reach the desired level in spite of telecom companies’ efforts to spread services in the country,...

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How telecom play is challenging in India

How telecom play is challenging in India

Telecom is, in many ways, a very unique market. It depends, for its lifeblood, on the government. This is because spectrum, the fundamental resource...

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India’s mobile customers base reach 774 million

India’s mobile customers base reach 774 million

The GSM subscriber base of leading telecom operators in the country reached 773.92 million in March-end, with telecom major Airtel adding maximum number of...

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India Telephone Subscriber Base Jumped to Over 1.05 Billion in February

India Telephone Subscriber Base Jumped to Over 1.05 Billion in February

The total telephone subscriber base in the country rose marginally in February to 1.0518 billion on the back of growth in wireless users even...

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India’s Internet spread

India’s Internet spread

The total number of Internet subscribers in India is 302 million, according to the Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report 2015. Of this, 94%...

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Mobile phones to come with panic button from 2017

Mobile phones to come with panic button from 2017

All mobile handsets sold in India from January 2017 will have to feature a panic button that will allow women in distress to seek...

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Indian telecom to generate 10 lakh jobs in 3 years

Indian telecom to generate 10 lakh jobs in 3 years

The Indian telecom and allied services industry is expected to generate, directly and indirectly, over 10 lakh jobs in the next three years, even...

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Indian telecom behind China by 10 years, says Tim Cook

Indian telecom behind China by 10 years, says Tim Cook

India presents a “really great opportunity” for Apple, but slow networks and the informal retail structure there is preventing the them from realising its...

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The History of Telecom Spectrum in India: The 900MHz Auctions

The History of Telecom Spectrum in India: The 900MHz Auctions

Spectrum is the life-blood of a telecom operator – it’s literally a range of electromagnetic waves, and when we talk about telecom spectrum, we’re...

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