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19 Sep 2017


Airtel Payments Bank now has UPI facility for free transfers

Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank to integrate UPI on its digital platform. Now customers will be able to create their own UPI handles and make transactions free of charge.

12 Sep 2017


Airtel's smartphone vs. Jio's feature phone

Airtel has been gearing up to bring a phone of its own to counter the JioPhone.

11 Sep 2017


Airtel's Rs. 2,500 smartphone to be launched around Diwali: Sources

According to sources, Airtel will launch its new 4G smartphone, priced Rs. 2,500-2,700, around Diwali.

08 Sep 2017

Airtel Plans

Airtel launches 4GB data plan at just Rs. 5!

Days after launching a series of cheap plans for its prepaid users, Airtel has now launched a one-time recharge plan of Rs. 5 offering 4GB data.

04 Sep 2017

Airtel Plans

Airtel has these new cheap offers for prepaid users

The price wars in the Indian telecom industry aren't over yet. The latest offer is from Airtel.

Telcos are violating net neutrality, say content creators

Content firms have said that the demand for a revenue-sharing model by the telcos like Airtel, Telenor and Reliance Communications, was "unfair and unreasonable" and went against the foundations of net neutrality.

23 Aug 2017


Your phone bills might reduce even more!

Falling mobile bills are set to dip further, analysts say, with a 25-30% decline over the next year.

22 Aug 2017


After Jio's feature phone, Airtel to launch 4G smartphone

The launch of Reliance Jio has unleashed a raging battle in the telecom industry. The release of JioPhone further took it up a notch.

08 Aug 2017


SEBI's conditional nod to Idea-Vodafone merger: What are the terms?

The SEBI has given a conditional nod to the $23bn Idea-Vodafone merger, subject to the outcome of an ongoing probe over allegations that an Idea promoter had bought 0.23% shares in violation of laws.

07 Aug 2017

Reliance Jio

Airtel offer: Unlimited calling, 1GB/day for 84 days at Rs.399

Good news for Airtel prepaid users. On the lines of Jio's unlimited plans, Airtel has now launched a Rs. 399 plan with unlimited calling and 1GB/day for 84 days.

29 Jul 2017

Idea Cellular

Reliance Jio Effect: Telecom operators roll out cheap data plans

When Reliance Jio launched last year, it took the telecom sector by storm.

27 Jul 2017


Airtel all set to launch VoLTE service to counter Jio

According to reports, India's leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel plans to roll out its VoLTE service in the entire country by the end of this financial year.

23 Jul 2017


CAG Report: Six private telcos under-reported revenue by Rs. 61,000cr

The country's apex audit body Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said six private telecom players understated revenues of Rs. 61,065cr over five years (FY 2011-15).

22 Jul 2017


CAG finds some serious lapses across Union Ministries, Departments

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) presented 14 audit reports related to various Ministries and Departments in the Parliament.

15 Jul 2017


Indian Broadband War: BSNL launches 1Gbps broadband to counter rivals

With Airtel and ACT Fibernet providing ultra-fast fiber optic broadband services and Reliance Jio testing JioFiber, a FTTH (fiber to the home) broadband war has begun.

11 Jul 2017


Airtel's 'Project Next' gets Rs. 2,000cr investment to retain customers

In a bid to stay ahead of its competitors, Telecom major Bharti Airtel has now launched 'Project Next' and will invest Rs. 2,000 crore in it over three years to redesign customer experience across all its services.

10 Jul 2017


Airtel postpaid customers can now carry over unused data

There's good news for postpaid customers of Bharti Airtel. Subscribers will now be able to carry forward any unused data from their current billing period to the next.

29 Jun 2017


Indian telecom sector will become a four-operator market, says survey

The Telecom sector is currently going through a big reshuffle. Reliance Jio has majorly disrupted the already financially ailing sector.

24 Jun 2017


Airtel Customer Care support now available in 11 Indian languages

Telecom giant Bharti Airtel announced the launch of its '*121#' Digital Care in 11 Indian languages for making the platform much more accessible to its prepaid users.

23 Jun 2017


Telecom sector will perish if tariff war continues, say firms

The writing is on the wall; the tariff war started by Mukesh Ambani-backed Reliance Jio, if left unchecked would leave behind only one or two non-state providers at the very end, according to Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal.

22 Jun 2017

Idea Cellular

Vodafone, Airtel, Idea unhappy over TRAI's delay on test rules?

Telecom giants Vodafone, Airtel and Idea Cellular criticized the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for its delay in refining network test rules in the sector.

05 Jun 2017

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio leaves other telcos far behind in download speed

According to the latest report by telecom regulator TRAI, Reliance Jio broke its erstwhile record of 18.48 Mbps and clocked in a high download speed of 19.12 Mbps, topping the 4G network speed chart for the month of April.

30 May 2017


Reliance JioFiber to offer 100GB data for Rs. 500

Reliance Jio is reportedly considering the commercial launch of its broadband service JioFiber after Diwali this year.

23 May 2017


Group messaging, new ringtones on Truecaller's latest update

With its latest update, Truecaller now facilitates group messaging and MMS features on its app. This will allow users to share pictures etc when communicating with others.

23 May 2017


Paytm Payments Bank starts operations, offers zero-balance accounts

Paytm Payments Bank, in a gradual roll-out, will start operations in North India on May 23. In the first phase, it will offer accounts to users on invite-only basis.

22 May 2017


TRAI says, India reached 1.2 billion telecom subscribers in March

According to data published by TRAI, telephone subscribers rose at a monthly rate of 0.51% and reached 1.2 billion in March from 1,188.55 million noted in February.

19 May 2017


GST services tax rates: What's cheaper, what's costlier?

In the new GST regime, among many things, one that's going to get costlier is mobile bills.

18 May 2017


Paytm payments bank and what it means for users

Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led Paytm has been okayed by the RBI to start its payments bank; the Noida-based firm is expected to begin its operations under Renu Satti, from 23rd of May, 2017.

17 May 2017


After RBI nod, Paytm Payments Bank to launch next week

Paytm has received the final license for its payments bank from the RBI, clearing the way for its planned May 23 launch.

10 May 2017


Airtel's sees a 72% decline in Q4 profits

Bharti Airtel's Q4 profit for the financial year 2016-2017 saw a massive 72% slump compared to profits from the same period in the last year.

04 May 2017


Facebook, Airtel to deploy Wi-Fi hotspots in India

Facebook and Bharti Airtel have teamed up to deploy over 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across India to provide affordable internet.

02 May 2017

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio accuses Airtel of misleading advertisements

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio launched a complain with the telecom regulator TRAI, against its fierce rival Bharti Airtel for violation of tariff rules.

30 Apr 2017


H-1B visas: Sunil Mittal weighs banning big US tech companies

While answering a question on how he would react if Bharti Airtel was prevented from operating in certain geographical locations, telecom kingpin Sunil Bharti Mittal raised the question of whether India should prevent Facebook and Google from operating in the country.

25 Apr 2017

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Q4 results quash estimates and soar high

Dhirubhai once said, "Meeting the deadlines is not good enough, beating the deadlines is my expectation."

13 Apr 2017

Reliance Jio

Airtel launches internet-based set top box in India

Bharti Airtel in a bid to increase its subscriber base and bolster revenue has now come up with an internet-based set-top box powered by Google's Android TV operating system.

05 Apr 2017

Mukesh Ambani

Jio's free services may not end anytime soon

It is evident that Reliance Jio is bearing a loss in revenue to give free service to its users.

29 Mar 2017


Truecaller revamps itself in a bid to make a mark

Nami Zarringhalam and Alan Mamedi, the founders of Truecaller announced the launch of updated version of the app -Truecaller 8.

20 Mar 2017


Idea Vodafone merger: A deal of necessity rather than luxury

Idea cellular board has finally agreed a merger with Vodafone.

20 Mar 2017


Jio effect: Mega Vodafone-Idea merger announced

The long-awaited Vodafone-Idea merger has been announced, with the former holding 45%. Idea promoters will own 26%.

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