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Plugging loopholes: e-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart asked to store payments data in India

Electronics & IT ministry asks DIPP to incorporate storage norms in e-commerce policy

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Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio sees rural subscriber base rise to 32% in 2 years

The percentage of rural subscribers in the company’s overall base has jumped to over 32% in the September quarter of 2018 compared to just 4.25% two years ago when the company launched its commercial services.

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Backhaul spectrum: Reliance Jio, Sistema alloted access in 2015

The clarification from DoT came to light in the findings of a comptroller and auditor general (CAG) report which said there was inequitable allotment of MWA spectrum to operators.

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India bound: Intel bets big on data centre business

US-based chipmaker Intel is bullish on the data centre business as the company has been receiving strong demand from cloud and communication service providers which are investing in setting up data centres.

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TRAI data: Government’s revenue from telecom companies continue to fall

The revenue earned by the government from the telecom industry continues to decline as operators battle it out in a hard-fought market, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) showed.

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Railways, DoT on collision course over 700 MHz spectrum

Officials in the DoT told FE that state-owned telecom operator BSNL has also been asking for 700 MHz spectrum but is offering equity in return for the airwaves.

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Call drop! Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel lose over 24 million users in three months

Most of these subscribers have an ARPU (average revenue per user) of low double digits and mostly use the phone number for receiving calls.

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Govt to discuss IT Act changes on social media with advocacy groups on January 5

The Ministry of electronics and IT (MeitY) is meeting members of various advocacy groups related to internet freedom on January 5 to deliberate on the proposed changes to the IT Act which will make social media companies more

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BSNL performance: Financially down but operationally still ticking

State-run telecom operator BSNL’s financial performance continues to deteriorate but it can take some solace in being able to improve its record on the customer management front.

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Controlling WhatsApp, Facebook: The house stands divided on IT Act changes

While some feel govt will misuse powers to snoop on citizens, others think it is must for security purposes.

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Call waiting! Reliance Jio-RCom spectrum deal on hold

With RJio unwilling to pay for previous spectrum-related payments, DoT is holding back the NoC

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Making waves! Telecom department to meet Huawei for 5G trials today

Huawei got permission from DoT to conduct 5G trials in India in October. The company is already working with Bharti Airtel for a laboratory test on 5G technology.

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91% of spam calls in India from telcos – Check what Truecaller report reveals

Brazil has taken over India as the most spammed country in the world, with the average Truecaller user receiving 37.5 spam calls per month.

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