According to an official in BSNL, the company had set a target of around 77,000 employees for the scheme, but given the response, it looks like most of the 1 lakh staff, who are eligible, will opt for the scheme.
The view which has emanated so far is that if no relief is provided in terms of payment of dues, which for the industry runs as high as Rs 1.33 lakh crore, at least one operator may file for bankruptcy.
Jio, on the other hand, alleged that the move to review the IUC by Trai is not only arbitrary, unwarranted and anti-poor but will also adversely affect investor’s confidence and sabotage the Prime Minister's vision for Digi
An official in Meity said the government is organising a start-up summit and various industry leaders in the IT and start-up space like Deepender Goyal, founder of Zomato; Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Paytm founder and CEO; Kunal Ba
Jio reiterated that the issue of ringing duration should be kept in forbearance and not regulated, which made Trai chairman RS Sharma to clarify that the authority was forced to intervene as operators have not sorted out the
It maintains that the traffic asymmetry which makes it a net payer of termination charge is because Bharti and Vodafone have around 60% of 2G users who still need to pay for voice calls and therefore they give missed calls t
The move by the government is also an attempt to stop monopolising of data by big US and Chinese firms, as they control a majority of digital platforms across the globe. This is going to have huge implications for companies l
The government’s showpiece project related to Digital India — BharatNet — which aims at connecting 2.5 lakh gram panchayats with wired broadband connectivity at 100 Mbps speed — isn’t working as per the plan so far.