In a letter to telecom secretary, Aruna Sundararjan last month, COAI director general Rajan S Mathews has said that the growing financial stress in the sector is on account of high spectrum prices paid in auctions, growing bu
In contrast to analysts’ expectations, Reliance Jio failed to become the largest telecom operator during the July-September quarter if the total adjusted gross revenues (AGR) of access service licence and national long dist
Another official said that till October, 1.15 lakh GPs were service ready, which means that last mile internet connectivity from the GP to the consumer using Wi-FI hotspots or other means can be provided.
With operators increasingly adopting 4G and VoLTE services, subscribers are experiencing faster data speeds, which, in turn, is fuelling videos and music consumption, translating into higher data usage.
Almost 50% of new subscriber additions on Reliance Jio's network is coming from JioPhone since the last two months, the time when the price of the 4G feature phone was slashed from Rs 1,500 to Rs 501 by exchanging it with an
Latest data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) for the April-June quarter shows that Internet telephony (basically calls made through apps) calls with a total outgoing minutes of 189 million minutes
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) will make auditing of telecom operators’ adjusted gross revenue (AGR) an annual affair and is in the process of coming out with the tender for hiring an auditing agency for the sam
The second edition of the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) is expected to be a star studded event with participation expected from top government ministers, regulators, standards bodies and companies across the globe, for which t
Analysts said iPhone XS — priced at Rs 99,900-1,34,900 — and XS Max with a price tag of Rs 1,09,900-1,44,900 are not competitive in Indian market. The starting price for the base XS model is higher by 11% compared to iPho
The ministry is working with the National Payments Corporation of India, which is in talks with all the banks and other financial institutions so that payments made through the card can be accepted across the country.
The growing penetration of mobile broadband services and a rising appetite for data are fuelling the refurbished mobile phone market in the country, which analysts peg will grow in double digits annually as price-conscious co
Almost 50% of the new subscriber additions on Reliance Jio’s network have come from JioPhone since July 5, when the price of the 4G feature phone was slashed from Rs 1,500 to Rs 501 by exchanging it with an old feature phon