Unified licence system will include licensing framework for audio conferencing, audiotex and voice mail services, telecom department has said
The telecom tariff hike along with the recent relief package offers sufficient headroom for the industry to fund capex for 5G tech upgrade, ICRA said
Department of Telecom (DoT) has extended the duration of archiving call data and internet usage records of subscribers to two years from one year due to security reasons.
With the government promising more reforms, the industry is entering the new year on a buoyant note, keen to see positive outcome on 5G spectrum pricing at the mega auction that is just months away.
Reliance Jio's mobile subscriber base surged to 42.65 crore in October, as the telco added 17.61 lakh mobile users in the month, according to data by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
The company estimates that the prepayment to Department of Telecom (DoT) will likely result in interest cost savings of at least Rs 3,400 crore.
Jio network recorded around 10 per cent rise in average 4G data download speed while speed on Vodafone and Airtel network increased 8.9 per cent and 5.3 per cent respectively
The price of its mobile-only plan will drop a quarter to Rs 149, with overall prices of various plans falling 18 per cent to 60 per cent.
The minister said that the consultation process on spectrum pricing is going on and urged the industry to take part in it and give suggestions to TRAI
VIL Managing Director and CEO Ravinder Takkar while speaking at India Mobile Congress said recent reforms announced by the government are steps towards addressing financial stress and legacy issues in the sector.
Speaking at the India Mobile Congress event, Birla promised that Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) will be a "committed partner" as India makes rapid strides to achieve the vision of a trillion-dollar digital economy.
Mukesh Ambani's comments come a week after a top government official said that India is planning to auction 5G airwaves early next year.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) took a strong note of telecom service companies not providing outgoing SMS facility in certain prepaid vouchers.
Shares of Vodafone Idea touched a two-and-a-half year high on Monday, after they reached Rs 15.88 per share level for the first time since May 2019