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New Delhi, Aug 19 : Reliance Jio continued to be on a spree on net addition of mobile subscribers adding over 82 lakh new users while Airtel lost 29,883 and Vodafone Idea had to let go of a massive 41 lakh customers as on June 30, 2019, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).



New Delhi , Aug 19 : Reliance Jio added over 8.26 million users in June while Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea lost 4.17 million subscribers combined, according to data released on Monday by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).



New Delhi, Aug 9 : India's third largest operator by subscriber numbers, Airtel, will shut down its entire 3G network between December to March of the current fiscal, the company's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Badal Bagri has told analysts.



New Delhi, Aug 9 : With the churning in the mobile subscriber base provoked by the minimum recharge plans finally settling down, people, in the next 2 months, will decide whether they have to go for higher minimum recharge plans or another operator and there should be some stability at the industry level, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Director General Rajan Mathews has said.



New Delhi, July 25 : State-owned MTNL is providing 728 high-speed Wi-Fi connections to Members of Parliament at monthly charges of Rs 2,200 as of May, the Lok Sabha was informed.



New Delhi , July 19 : Reliance Jio, the newest entrant in the telecom sector, has pipped Bharti Airtel to become the second-largest mobile operator with 32.29 crore subscribers in May, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday.



New Delhi, July 19 : India's ranking in terms of mobile internet and fixed broadband speed declined by three places in June to 74th and 126th positions respectively, a report by Ookla said on Friday.



New Delhi, July 11 : Public sector Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is in the process identifying land parcels all over the country for monetisation, which as per its internal estimate is valued at Rs 20,000 crore in 2018-19.



London, July 8 : 5G users in the US are experiencing the highest download speed in the world, approximately three times as fast as 4G users' maximum speed, according to a new research on Monday.



Chennai, July 2 : Dismissing media reports as rumours, telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Tamil Nadu Circle on Tuesday said there is no proposal to close down the company.



New Delhi, June 23 : The general Budget in July is likely to give a fillip to the government's telecom projects to make the Prime Minister's vision of Digital India a success. Under the roadmap, the Department of Telecom's (DoT) Central sector projects will be allocated more funds.



New Delhi, June 16 : The telecom tower industry has urged the Finance Ministry to allow accelerated depreciation rate of 65 per cent on batteries, 20 per cent funding through External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) for the working capital and inclusion of telecom towers in the priority sector for lending by banks.



New Delhi, June 13 : Telecom regulator Trai has extended, by over three months to September 30, the timeline for implementation of revised Mobile Number Portability (MNP) norms, providing relief to operators who had cited various reasons including significant changes in their network and IT elements for more time.



New Delhi, June 13 : The Digital Communications Commissions, the inter-ministerial panel of the Telecom Ministry which is also its highest decision-making authority, has deferred a decision on imposing penalty on Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular for not providing adequate inter-connection to Reliance Jio during its network trial time in 2016.



New Delhi, June 9 : State run BSNL, which is trying to overcome liquidity crunch and financial squeeze, has undertaken fresh measures to cut avoidable expenditures on contract labour and do a cost-benefit analysis of the legacy landline and broadband exchanges as well as towers to achieve network optimisation.



New Delhi, April 14 : Bharti Airtel in collaboration with FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) on Sunday launched a mobile app, My Circle, to help women in case they face any problem or a panic situation.



New Delhi, April 12 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) should work on an alternative and comprehensive spectrum auction policy, said a report by ICRIER and Broadband India Forum (BIF) on Friday.



New Delhi, April 8 : State-run telecom major BSNL's financial revival through a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) and land monetisation are not an overnight process, an official source said on Monday.



New Delhi, March 26 : The telecom regulator on Tuesday said it has received the government's reference on 4G spectrum allocation to BSNL and will soon start the consultation process.



New Delhi, March 24 : The Telecom regulator expects the government to seek its inputs for speedy and effective implementation of the National Digital Communication Policy (NDCP), TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma has said.



New Delhi, March 24 : In a grim situation underlining the hard financial pressure on state operators, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has requested the state governments not to disconnect electric connections of BSNL/MTNL telecom installations and more so during the coming general elections.



New Delhi, March 18 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will come out with a new price regime for mobile number portability (MNP) in April, TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma said on Monday.



New Delhi, March 18 : Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Monday met TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma and is believed to have discussed the industry's health issues which have caused concern among operators as the government gears up for the spectrum auction.



New Delhi, Mar 10 : Data consumption in India will grow from the level of 71,67,103 million MB in 2017 to 10,96,58,793 million MB in 2022 growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 72.6 per cent, according to an ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study.



New Delhi, Mar 1 : Telecom operator Bharti Airtel plans to raise Rs 32,000 crore through a mix of rights issue and bond in a bid to take on bruising market competition led by Reliance Jio.



New Delhi, Feb 21 : Airtel ranked top among the telecom operators in the country in terms of 4G download speed with an average speed of 8.6 megabits per second (Mbps) during the December 2018-January 2019 period, according to a report.



Guwahati, Feb 15 : Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has started a survey for installing mobile towers along the highly sensitive India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh.



New Delhi, Jan 21 : The Delhi-bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the merger of financially-stressed Tata Teleservices with Bharti Airtel.



New Delhi, Jan 19 : Reliance Jio led the subscription race in November 2018 adding around 88.01 lakh subscribers across the country, the highest among all the telecom service providers.



Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan 8 : Reliance Jio has introduced the 'Kumbh JioPhone' application that will enrich the spiritual experience of millions of pilgrims who will congregate during this year's Ardh Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj.



Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 6 : With hopes of taking India to the top five countries in the world in broadband connectivity, network operator Jio has completed two years since its introduction in the market in 2016.



New Delhi, Aug 20 : Telecom companies added around 1.55 crore wireless subscribers in the country in June, data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Monday.



New Delhi, Aug 3 : The Telecom Regulatory Autority of India (TRAI) on Friday pitched for the creation of a Telecom Research and Development Fund (TRDF) with an initial corpus of Rs 1,000 crore to promote the indigenous telecom equipment manufacturing sector.



New Delhi (India) August 3: Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Friday clarified on the issue of default inclusion of its outdated and invalid toll-free number in users' phone.



New Delhi, Aug 1 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday recommended rules and changes in the prices for the next round of spectrum auction.



New Delhi, July 31 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday notified directions on quality of service (QoS) for Voice Calls for LTE users through Circuit Switched Fall Back (CSFB) option that is proposed to measure and report call set up delays.



New Delhi, July 24 : State-owned BSNL on Tuesday launched its Virtual Network Operator Services on a pan-India basis in collaboration with Virtual Network Operators (VNO) Adpay Mobile Payment India and Plintron India.



New Delhi, July 19 : In a bid to curb the menace of unsolicited commercial calls, the TRAI on Thursday announced new regulations that mandate registration of businesses/telemarketers for making such calls and subscribers' consent for receiving the same.



New Delhi, May 25 : Bharti Airtel on Friday announced that Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 6.1 smartphones are available on its online store with down payments starting from Rs 3,799.



New Delhi, May 23 : The number of telephone subscribers in India rose from 1,179.83 million at the end of February to 1,206.22 million at the end of March, a monthly growth rate of 2.24 per cent, data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said on Wednesday.




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