Articles about Telecom Sector
07 Mar 2022Technology
Delhi-born Nishant Batra, a top executive at Finnish firm Nokia, is leading a project to establish the first 4G cellular network on the moon.
11 Feb 2022Technology
Hundreds of users of Airtel from various locations in India Friday took to social media to complain that both its broadband and mobile data services were down.
16 Sep 2021Business
Equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 150 points in early trade to scale a fresh lifetime high of 58,875.78 on Thursday, tracking gains in index majors Bharti Airtel, Tata Steel, and HCL Tech.
15 Sep 2021India
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved some much-needed reforms in the telecom sector, including 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) through the automatic route.
23 Jul 2021Business
In a major blow to major Indian telecom players, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected the applications by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Tata Teleservices, seeking corrections in the calculation of the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) owed to the Centre.
04 Jun 2021Entertainment
The plea filed by actress Juhi Chawla on Monday against the setting up of 5G wireless networks in the country has been quashed by the Delhi High Court.
31 Dec 2020Business
Reliance Jio on Thursday announced that all off-net domestic voice calls from its network to other networks made anywhere in India will be free from January 1, 2021.
28 Apr 2019India
Following the September 26, 2018 Supreme court verdict relating to Aadhaar authentication, the government has revamped the digital KYC norms.
29 Oct 2018Business
With the festive season arriving in India, Reliance Jio has announced a special Diwali offer for its prepaid users.
26 Oct 2018India
Almost a month after the Supreme Court ruled that private companies could not ask for Aadhaar details, it has been found that several leading telcos are still using Aadhaar-based eKYC for issuing mobile SIM cards.
18 Oct 2018India
After the Supreme Court's verdict on Aadhaar, the Department of Telecom (DoT) and Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) issued a joint statement stating that the government will not push for re-verification of mobile service customers.
04 Oct 2018Business
Bharti Airtel recently partnered with Netflix to offer, its postpaid and broadband customers, free access to the streaming giant's content.
26 Sep 2018India
The Cabinet today approved a new telecom policy, now named National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP), 2018, which aims to attract $100 billion investment and create 4 million jobs in the sector by 2022.
13 Sep 2018Technology
eSIMs have been around for a while but hadn't received much attention till yesterday.
06 Sep 2018Business
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has drafted new norms which, if passed, will make mobile number portability a simpler, hassle-free, and fast process.
31 Aug 2018Business
In the last three years, the telecom industry has seen major changes such as inexpensive data and calls, free access to music and video streaming apps etc., all of which have collectively contributed to making India one of the largest consumers of mobile internet and telecom services.
31 Aug 2018Business
Following the Department of Telecommunications' approval in July, the long-awaited merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular has finally been completed.
27 Aug 2018Business
In a bid to crack down on spam marketing calls and SMSes, Tech Mahindra, on Monday, announced a partnership with Microsoft that will use blockchain technology to fight the spam call menace.
27 Aug 2018Business
Bharti Airtel has partnered with Netflix to offer, its postpaid and broadband subscribers, free access to the streaming giant's video content.
23 Aug 2018India
The Telecom Department does not intend to impose a blanket ban on messaging apps and platforms but is seeking technical solutions to curb specific instances of misuse, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said.
09 Aug 2018India
Ram Sewak Sharma was today given two-year extension as the chief of TRAI.
26 Jul 2018Business
Confirming what was already on the cards, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger between Vodafone and Idea Cellular after the two companies collectively paid the DoT Rs. 3,900cr, and gave bank guarantees worth Rs. 3,300cr.
21 Jul 2018Business
Apple and TRAI are at loggerheads again over TRAI's anti-spam app. This time, new TRAI regulations, if enforced, might result in telecom operators deactivating services on iPhones.
13 Jul 2018India
On Wednesday, the Telecom Commission - the highest decision-making body of the Department of Telecom - approved, in totality, the recommendations made by the Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) on the National Digital Communications Policy 2018.
12 Jul 2018Business
Returning to the fray, state-run telecom operator BSNL announced the launch of India's first general internet telephony service that will allow users to call any number in India without a SIM card.
12 Jul 2018India
In a big win for access to information, the Indian government has accepted recommendations to enforce one of the strongest net neutrality protections in the world.
11 Jul 2018India
BSNL customers will now be able to make calls using the company's mobile app "Wings" to any phone number in the country.
07 Jul 2018Technology
Airtel has started to remove FUP (fair usage policy) limit on select broadband plans, which means subscribers can now avail truly unlimited data.
04 Jul 2018Delhi
Giving Narendra Modi's 5G dream a big push, Swedish Telecommunications Company Ericsson has set up India's first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi.
25 Jun 2018Technology
According to reports, Indian telecom operators will soon allow users to make free voice calls over public Wi-Fi networks.
04 Jun 2018Business
Indians are consuming a lot of data at the moment, and trends indicate further increase in the near future.
29 May 2018India
Yesterday, reputed media houses announced Patanjali's newest product- 'swadeshi' SIM cards- marking Baba Ramdev's foray into the telecom sector.
28 May 2018Business
Foraying into the telecom sector, Patanjali has announced the launch of Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM card in India.
11 May 2018India
What does one do if establishments blatantly refuse to heed the Supreme Court's (SC) orders?
02 May 2018Business
The Department of Telecom (DoT) has released its draft National Telecom Policy (NTP) for 2018, and it has some steep aims.
01 May 2018India
Here is a good news for those who find switching their phones in airplane mode, when traveling by air, difficult.
01 May 2018Business
Airtel now seems to be targeting subscribers who like to set caller tunes.