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Telecom subscriber base to decline in 2012-13

January 12, 2013

Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) has said that telecom subscriber base will decline in 2012-13. The base has been declining since July 2012. This is because of the clean-up exercise initiated by mobile service providers.

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Telecom sector gross revenue up 0.8% in Sept quarter: TRAI

January 12, 2013

The telecom sector has recorded gross revenue at Rs 52,937.32 crore during the quarter ended September 2012, an increase of 0.80% over the previous quarter at Rs 52,512.10 crore, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), today.

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Telephone subscriber base in India declines: TRAI

January 12, 2013

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released the latest numbers as part of its Highlights on Telecom Subscription Data as on November 30, 2012. As per the newest figures, the number of telephone subscribers in India decreased to 921.47 million at the end of November, 2012 from 935.18 million at the end of […]

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Telcos lose 13 million users in November: Trai

January 12, 2013

The country’s telecom subscriber base fell by over 13 million to 921.47 million at the end of November 2012 due to “large-scale disconnection by operators”. The user base stood at 935.18 million at the end of October 2012. All the operators lost users in November 2012, barring Reliance Communications, Loop and HFCL, which added a […]

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Trai: Telcos like Airtel, Tata Tele lose over 13 million customers in November

January 12, 2013

The country’s telecom subscriber base fell by over 13 million to 921.47 million at the end of November 2012 due to “large-scale disconnection by operators.” The user base stood at 935.18 million at the end of October 2012. All the operators lost users in November 2012, barring Reliance Communications, Loop and HFCL, which added a […]

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India Lowers Forecast for Wireless-Company Levy, Official Says

January 12, 2013

India lowered the amount it expects to collect from a levy on mobile-phone operators by as much as 110 billion rupees ($2 billion), a government official said after prices in the next spectrum auction were reduced.

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Internet Could Contribute $100 Billion to India’s GDP by 2015

January 12, 2013

The Internet’s potential contribution to India’s gross domestic product by 2015 may leap to $100 billion by 2015, from about $30 billion in 2011, according to a new a study by McKinsey & Co.

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India’s internet user base way below target

January 12, 2013

There were 22.86 million internet subscribers in India at the end of March 2012 – way below the target that was set for 2010 – on account of multiple factors that have prevented its spread, Parliament was informed.

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Internet marks a milestone

January 12, 2013

The story of the Internet began in an iconic year; the year when man took that “one giant leap for mankind”, musicians set the stage on fire at Woodstock, two hackers spent a summer developing the path-breaking UNIX operating system, and two engineers at a military research facility stumbled upon a way to make computers […]

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