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New Delhi, April 16 : To enable customers to see tariffs of different telecom service providers (TSP) and different licensed service areas at a single place, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has introduced a portal, an official statement said here on Monday.
New Delhi, April 13 : Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Friday said it has rolled out an initiative under which its customers on 2G/3G mobile devices will be eligible for 30 GB data free of cost when they upgrade to a 4G smartphone.
New Delhi, April 10 : Enhancing telecom and broadband penetration, simplifying licensing and regulations, efficient spectrum management, uniform telecom infrastructure and Right of Way (RoW) policies, lowering of existing levies and taxes are some of the key things recommended by the telecom industry for the upcoming New Telecom Policy 2018.
New Delhi, April 6 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday issued a consultation paper to review the mobile number portability process to resolve inconveniences being faced by customers.
New Delhi , Apr. 6 : In a bid to provide easy internet access for all individuals, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) sought simplification in the establishment of public Wi-Fi access points.
New Delhi, April 6 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday issued a consultation paper to review the mobile number portability process to resolve inconveniences being faced by customers.
New Delhi, April 5 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday submitted a report to the government on open-architecture based WiFi services through interoperability at low prices, which would substantially slash data prices.
Kolkata, April 4 : Twelve lakh customers throughout the country opted for portability from other networks to state-owned BSNL in the last financial year, a top company official said here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 3 : Reliance Jio played a key role in increasing 4G penetration in India, helping the rural population get 83 million 4G subscriptions out of the total 238 million 4G subscribers by December 2017, a new report said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 23 : India's telecom subscribers base receded by 1.32 per cent to 117.50 crore in end-January 2018.
New Delhi, March 13 : When it comes to fixed broadband speed in Indian cities, Chennai topped the chart with over 32.67 Mbps speed -- 57.7 per cent faster than the country's average speed (20.72 Mbps) -- broadband speed tester Ookla revealed on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 16 : Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Friday said the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) will unveil the roadmap for 5G or fifth-generation by the end of June.
New Delhi , Feb 9 : Networking and telecommunications MNC Ericsson finalised 5G-readiness for operators by enhancing its 5G Platform with new solutions for the radio and core network.
New Delhi, Feb 2 : The Indian telecom regulator on Friday released the recommendations for the National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2018, in which it has set a target to attract an investment of USD 100 billion in communication by 2022 and planned to leapfrog the country into the top-50 nations in the ICT Development Index released by International Telecommunication Union every year. The industry welcomes it.
New Delhi, Feb 2 : The Indian telecom regulator on Friday released the recommendations for the National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2018, in which it has set a target to attract an investment of USD 100 billion in communication by 2022 and planned to leapfrog the country into the top-50 nations in the ICT Development Index released by International Telecommunication Union every year.
New Delhi, Jan 3 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday issued a consultation paper seeking stakeholders' view to formulate the National Telecom Policy 2018.
New Delhi, Jan 2 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday made it mandatory for every service provider to allocate, on non-discriminatory basis, interconnection points within 30 days of receipt of request from another service provider.
New Delhi, Dec 28 : The total number of Internet subscribers in India declined from 431.21 million at the end of June 2017 to 429.23 million at the end of September 2017, registering a quarterly degrowth of (-) 0.46 per cent, data revealed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said on Thursday.
New Delhi , Dec 27 : The recent developments in the business and private sectors have had a major impact on industries of multiple sectors. The Telecom industry is one such major industry that has had to undergo layoffs due to various reasons such as company mergers and fierce competition.
Mumbai, Dec 21 : Telecom stocks rose on Thursday after a Delhi court acquitted all the accused in the alleged multi-thousand crore rupee 2G spectrum scandal.
New Delhi, Dec 18 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) might substantially bring down mobile number portability (MNP) charges from the current Rs 19 and has started a consultation process on this .
New Delhi, Dec 18 : It was a year of turmoil for the hyper-competitive Indian telecom sector as the balance-sheets of many major players kept bleeding, prompting the government to form an panel to chalk out plans to bail out firms.
New Delhi, Dec 11 : India is ranked 109th in the mobile internet speed and 76th for fixed broadband speed globally, which is a 15 per cent increase, according to data from Ooklas November Speedtest Global Index.
New Delhi , Nov 22 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday recommended the Department of Telecommunications to consider revising the overall cap on spectrum held by telecom operators.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Nov 13 : Vodafone India and Idea Cellular Limited have separately agreed to sell their respective standalone tower businesses in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for an aggregate enterprise value of Rs. 78.5 billion.
New Delhi , Sept 30 : With the growing data usage among the Indian consumers, the total mobile data traffic is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 40 percent, from 1 EB of data consumption by the end of 2016 to almost 8 EB of data per month by 2022.
New Delhi : The Minister of Communications Shri Manoj Sinha said that India is currently the second largest telecommunication market in the world with over 1.2 billion subscriber base and approximately 450 million internet users.
New Delhi , Sept. 19 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday slashed the interconnect usage charge (IUC) from 14 paise minute to 6 paise per minute, which will become effective from October 1.
New Delhi , Sep 19 : Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Tuesday announced a total of 948.54 million mobile subscriptions at the end of August 2017, with maximum numbers including that of Reliance Jio Infocomm.
New Delhi , Sep 14 : Telecom operator Idea Cellular has achieved a major milestone in its network growth journey.
New Delhi, July 28: The Minister for Communications Shri Manoj Sinha said that as per information provided by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), there were 422.19 million broadband subscribers and the internet penetration (internet subscriber per 100 populations) was 32.86pc in the country as on 31st March 2017.
New Delhi, July 12: The Minister of Communications Shri Manoj Sinha today said that his Ministry is working on a new Telecom Policy which will be application driven as compared to National Telecom Policy, 2012 which was connectivity driven.
New Delhi , Apr 27 : Indigenous telecom equipment manufacturer Vihaan Network Limited (VNL) bagged Rs. 1648 crore telecom infrastructure project of state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd for providing connectivity in over 4000 villages in remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.
New Delhi , Apr. 8 : Wireless connectivity in India has experienced stupendous growth of almost 90 percent in recent times, claimed Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman Ram Sevak Sharma while stressing on the importance of enhancing the quality of broadband services in the country.
Mumbai, Mar 31 : Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio has registered over 72 million Jio customers in one month, who have signed up for the Jio Prime offer.
New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Ericsson and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly roll out a '5G for India' program.
Hyderabad, Mar 9 : With holidays and festive season round the corner, Aircel, one of the innovative telecom brands in India, has yet again come up with an incredible offer for its new customers by giving them the most affordable and economical calling and data benefits.
Mumbai, Feb 21 : Reliance Jio Infocomm on Tuesday announced that it will start charging customers with new tariff plans while existing ones will stand a chance to enroll with 'Jio Prime Membership' programme which comes with several special benefits.
Bangaluru, Feb 21 : Telecom operator Idea Cellular has introduced the new 'Private Recharge' feature in its V-Topup system of recharge.
New Delhi , Feb.21 : Infomark Korea, a company with a global reputation for manufacturing 3G/4G mobile communication devices as well as wearable products is finalising a partnership with BSNL for production of WiMax mobile routers in the Kerala telecom circle.
Mumbai, Feb 21 : : Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday that Jio, the company's telecom arm, has crossed 100 million customer base in 170 days of its launch.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday announced that Reliance Jio, which has achieved unprecedented level of acceptance in the world, has crossed a subscriber base of 100million in record time.
New Delhi , Feb 20 : Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Monday announced the launch of world class 4G services in UP West Telecom circle.
New Delhi , Jan. 27 : Telecom operator Idea Cellular is set to launch a variety of apps across movies, TV, music, games and others next week as part of its bid to transform into a full-fledged digital services company, in competition to the new entrant- Reliance Jio Infocomm.
New Delhi , Jan 24 : To compete with the private players in the telecom sector, state-owned BSNL on Tuesday announced a pre-paid scheme under which new subscribers can make 30 minutes of free voice calls; both local and STD.
New Delhi , Jan. 23 : The Supreme Court on Monday gave the Centre two weeks of time to implement a mechanism to ensure proper verification of all mobile phone subscribers while issuing SIM cards.
Mumbai, Jan 19 : Fostering 4G uptake across India, Idea Cellular, a wireless broadband operator, has partnered with the leading e-commerce portal Flipkart, to offer a range of new deals to its customers who upgrade to 4G handsets.
New Delhi , Jan. 15 : Reliance Industries is planning to invest a sum of Rs. 30,000 crore into Reliance Jio Infocomm to further its development and improve its signal strength.
New Delhi , Jan 13 : Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Friday announced its plans to raise Rs. 500 crore through issuance of non-convertible debentures.
Chandigarh , Jan.13 : BSNL the national carrier, having the largest network across India with highest rural penetration recognizes the need to deliver consistent and personalized digital engagement to their customers.
New Delhi, Jan.11: Idea Cellular has announced exciting plans offering huge data benefits and unlimited calling. The offer is available to both existing and new Prepaid and Postpaid customers.
Guwahati, Jan 6 : Vodafone India, one of India's leading telecommunication services providers, has announced the launch of its Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G service in Assam.
Hyderabad, Jan 4 : Aircel, one of India's leading innovative telecom providers, on Wednesday announced the launch of an exclusive audio service that will provide variety of stories created by noted film maker Vikram Bhatt on the mobile.
Kolkata, Jan 3 : Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced a special offer under which, it will offer free data for 12 months, worth up to Rs 9000, to customers who switch to Airtel 4G.
New Delhi, Dec. 16 : The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea seeking to attach Aircel's assets.
New Delhi , Sept.2 : The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Centre on Aircel Cellular's plea against the Madras High Court's decision upholding payment of One Time Spectrum Charges (OTSC) of Rs. 3,273 crores to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).
Mumbai, Sep 1 : Reliance Jio services, which will commence from Monday, Sep 5, will be absolutely free for everyone until December 31, 2016, as part of the 'Jio welcome offer', announced Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani, according to media reports.
Baharampur, Aug 30 : Bharti Airtel , a telecommunications services provider, on Tuesday launched its 4G services in Baharampur.
New Delhi, July 18 : Continuing with its efforts to drive mobile internet penetration and adoption across the country, Idea Cellular announced slashing the rates of its 4G, 3G BIG Internet packs by up to 67 percent, providing more value to heavy internet users who consume data packs of 2GB to 10 GB.
New Delhi, June 22 : India's third largest national mobile operator Idea Cellular announced an 'Internet for All' program that empowers all the Idea prepaid consumers and retailers to give one month of free Internet access to Internet non-users.
Jammu, June 15 : The mobile internet services in Jammu were suspended on Wednesday after violence erupted in the region following the alleged desecration of Aap Shambu temple in Janipura area.
New Delhi, June 12 : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued changed norms for submission of accounts by service providers, clubbing reports of various segments into seven heads from the eleven earlier.
Kolkata, June 6 : Telecom service provider BSNL offers promotional combo voucher 786 during the holy month Ramzan festival.
New Delhi, May 17 : Idea Cellular, India's fastest growing telecom operator has introduced an affordable range of 4G/3G night data packs for night surfers, which will enable data usage and will save up to 50 percent of their cost. Idea also announced the unique Day and Night Twin pack which offers 30 percent discount to customers as compared to existing data packs.
New Delhi, May 11 : In a sigh of relief for the telecos, the Supreme Court on Wednesday stroked down the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's call drop penalty regulation, which made it mandatory for the telecom companies to compensate consumers for call drops, stating that the directive is ultra virus, unreasonable and manifestari arbitrary.
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New Delhi, Mar. 17 : The Supreme Court of India on Thursday asks the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to consider amending penalties proposed on cell companies for call drops and inform it about what steps it would be taking.
New Delhi, Mar.14 : State-owned telecommunications company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has planned to install fifty 'zero base' mobile towers to ensure better communication.
Bangalore, Feb.17 : Digital payment platform FreeCharge is well on its way to achieving seven million transactions a day by end of 2016. Currently, recording a million transactions a day, the company has witnessed this phenomenal growth in about four months since the wallet launch. Soon after the wallet launch FreeCharge also introduced new categories like bill pay and metro recharge.
Bengaluru, Feb.12 : FreeCharge, one of India's digital payment platform on Friday announced its partnership with ePaisa. This partnership will enable customers with easy payment options through the FreeCharge wallet giving them the access to a varied set of offline merchants across retail, food and beverages, wellness, travel and entertainment.

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