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08 Feb 2018


4G smartphones for Rs. 500, Rs. 60 monthly-plans coming soon

You can soon get 4G smartphones for only Rs. 500 and enjoy Rs. 60-70 monthly plans.

05 Feb 2018


Singtel invests Rs. 2,650cr in Airtel, lifting stake to 48.9%

India's largest telecom operator Airtel has announced that one of Singapore's biggest telecom operators, Singtel (Singapore Telecommunications), will be investing Rs. 2,649 crore in Bharti Telecom Limited, increasing its total stake to 48.9% in the company.

01 Feb 2018


Airtel's scheme for kids: Enables two users to share plan

Telecom service provider Airtel has rolled out a scheme under which postpaid users can add a new member to their monthly plan, at no additional cost.

26 Jan 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio joins hands with ALTBalaji to improve content offerings

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has now joined hands with over-the-top content provider ALTBalaji, a week after renewing its partnership with Eros International.

15 Jan 2018


Vodafone begins its 4G VoLTE roll-out in India

Following an announcement last month, Vodafone has started rolling out its 4G VoLTE service in the country as promised.

13 Jan 2018


India to have no 2G internet subscribers by 2019: Report

According to a report by market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR), India will have no 2G internet subscribers left by June 2019.

12 Jan 2018


With Airtel, you can get free one-year Amazon Prime subscription

The telecom wars in India, triggered by Jio's disruptive entry into the market in 2016, still continue.

03 Jan 2018

Idea Cellular

Telcos must ink interconnectivity pacts within 30-day-deadline without discrimination: TRAI

Following a prolonged dispute between Reliance Jio and incumbents Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea over interconnectivity, TRAI has made regulations stricter.

02 Jan 2018

Idea Cellular

Airtel to tie up with Amazon to boost content distribution

Bharti Airtel and Amazon are set to enter into a deal which will allow Airtel to distribute the American e-commerce giant's content through its Airtel TV app.

OP Saini: Judge handpicked to handle the 2G scam case

A special CBI court led by Judge Om Prakash Saini acquitted politicians A Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the 2G spectrum allocation case.

17 Dec 2017

Aadhaar Card

Airtel, its payments-bank's e-KYC license temporarily suspended over Aadhaar misuse

Following allegations of Bharti Airtel "surreptitiously" using the Aadhaar-based e-KYC process to open accounts in Airtel Payments Bank without customers' consent, the UIDAI has -taking its strongest action yet- suspended Airtel's e-KYC license temporarily.

11 Dec 2017


Airtel to connect 2,100 northeast villages in 18 months

Bharti Airtel has signed an MoU with the Department of Telecom and the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) to provide mobile connectivity to 2,100 uncovered villages in the northeast.

07 Dec 2017


Airtel now offers three Intex smartphones starting at Rs. 1,649

India's telecom wars have led to a bonanza for customers. First, it was drastically-lowered calling/internet rates, and then smartphones at never-before cheap prices.

06 Dec 2017


Reliance Jio beats Airtel, Vodafone, Idea in 4G download speeds

When it comes to 4G download speeds, Reliance Jio still leads its rivals with an all-time high 21.9Mbps speed on its network in September, shows TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) data.

30 Nov 2017

Aadhaar Card

Airtel 'misused' Aadhaar access to open bank accounts without consent

Airtel is reportedly abusing its access to customers' Aadhaar number by opening accounts in Airtel Payments Bank without their permission.

29 Nov 2017


Airtel joins hands with Coursera for creating future-ready workforce

Bharti Airtel has partnered with online education/learning tech company Coursera for teaching advanced skills to its employees as the largest Indian telco aims to become a future-ready organization.

25 Nov 2017

Reliance Jio

"Cheap and best" monthly plans by Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone

The Indian telecom price war intensified with Reliance Jio's entry, which is disrupting the market with one move after another.

23 Nov 2017


Bharti family pledges Rs. 7,000cr to university for free education

One of India's richest families, the Bharti family, has pledged 10% of their wealth, Rs. 7,000cr, to philanthropy.

22 Nov 2017


Here's how you can now buy Airtel/Vodafone SIM on Amazon

Indian e-commerce major Amazon India, after offering mobile recharges via Amazon Pay, has now started selling SIM cards of leading telecom operators Airtel and Vodafone on its platform.

15 Nov 2017


Telecom mass layoffs: 75,000 employees lost jobs in one year

Thousands of people working in India's telecom industry are grappling with massive job losses. The sector lost a fourth of its three-lakh workforce in the last 12 months.

13 Nov 2017

Idea Cellular

Vodafone, Idea to sell mobile-towers to ATC for Rs. 7,850cr

Ahead of their merger, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have signed an agreement with a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation (ATC) separately to sell their respective standalone mobile tower businesses for Rs. 7850cr (combined).

13 Nov 2017


BharatNet second phase launched: Jio pays highest fee

The government launched BharatNet's phase II to provide high-speed broadband connections to all panchayats by 2019-end.

09 Nov 2017

Idea Cellular

You may have to pay more for your mobile bill

Your monthly mobile bill will soon cost you more.

08 Nov 2017

Airtel Plans

Airtel broadband customers can now carry forward data upto 1,000GB

After postpaid users, Airtel has now brought its 'carry forward data' scheme to its broadband customers: you will now be able to take over any remaining data from this month to the next.

07 Nov 2017


Airtel may cut ties with Delhi Half Marathon over pollution-issue

Delhi Half Marathon title sponsor Airtel has hinted to pull out its decade-long association with the annual event from next year unless the rising concerns of air pollution are not immediately addressed.

03 Nov 2017


Buying the new iPhone X? Airtel, Jio have exciting deals

Apple's much-awaited iPhone X is finally going on sale today at 6 pm in India.

01 Nov 2017


Tata pays $1.2bn penalty to Japan's NTT-DoCoMo, ending 3-year dispute

Settling its three-year-long dispute with NTT DoCoMo, Tata Sons has paid $1.2bn (144.9bn Yen) to the Japanese telco to put an end to the bitter feud over their Indian telecom joint venture, Tata DoCoMo.

30 Oct 2017


Airtel Payments Bank gets UPI-integration: All you need to know!

India's largest telco Bharti Airtel, which forayed into banking to launch Airtel Payments Bank earlier, recently integrated Unified Payment Interface (UPI) on its payments bank platform.

28 Oct 2017


Reliance Industries, first Indian company to hit Rs. 6-trillion market-valuation

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited has reached yet another milestone by becoming the first Indian company ever to cross a market capitalization of Rs. 6-trillion.

25 Oct 2017


Bad news, Jio users! Another tariff hike likely in January

Reliance Jio users may have to pay more for data services as the telco is likely to increase tariffs every few months, says US-based Goldman Sachs.

20 Oct 2017


Jio effect: Airtel launches 100% cashback offer

To counter Jio's new cashback offer, Airtel has come up with its own scheme: 100% cashback when you recharge with a Rs. 348/349 unlimited pack.

16 Oct 2017


iPhone 7 at Rs. 7,777 on Airtel's new online store!

Days after launching a 4G smartphone at an effective price of Rs. 1,399, Airtel has now launched a dedicated online store which will offer premium smartphones on contracts.

12 Oct 2017


Tata Teleservices to merge with Airtel on 'cash-free, debt-free' basis

India's largest telco Bharti Airtel will be absorbing Tata Teleservices, Tata Group's struggling telecom business.

11 Oct 2017


Jio effect: Airtel offers 4G smartphone at Rs. 1,399

Airtel has finally announced a 4G smartphone in partnership with Karbonn mobiles.

30 Sep 2017


JioPhone effect: Airtel to launch Rs. 2,000 smartphone next month

Intensifying the ongoing war between telecom biggies, Airtel has decided to take on the JioPhone with an affordable smartphone.

28 Sep 2017


Airtel, Idea say telecom sector is suffering, intervention necessary

On Wednesday, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Communications, Manoj Sinha inaugurated the maiden India Mobile Congress (IMC) at Delhi's Pragati Maidan.

27 Sep 2017


Airtel gets 5G ready. Enough to topple Jio?

Telecom major Airtel has started deploying India's first state-of-the-art Massive Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology.

25 Sep 2017

Reliance Jio

Airtel's new offer: Unlimited calls, 112GB data at Rs. 999

With Jio providing call and internet services at throwaway prices, other telecom service providers have been forced to slash down their rates to ensure survival.

20 Sep 2017

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio wins big, as TRAI hacks IUC charges

Jio just got its festival gift. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has reduced interconnect usage charge (IUC) to 6 paise/minute, which is less than half of 14 paise/minute that was the norm till now.

17 Sep 2017

Reliance Jio

Airtel is offering 60GB free data!

The price war in the Indian telecom sector started by the entry of Reliance Jio has now pushed Airtel into offering 60GB of free data.