Supreme Court issues notice to Vodafone, Airtel on 3G intra-circle roaming pact

By on December 9, 2014 at 11:03 AM.

Supreme Court issues notice to Vodafone, Airtel on 3G intra-circle roaming pact

The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear the Centre's plea challenging TDSAT's judgement that allowed 3G intra-circle roaming and issued notices to Airtel, Idea and Vodafone which were allowed to offer 3G services in areas where not all of them own 3G spectrum. More →
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Telecom commission to take call on extended spectrum use by Airtel, Vodafone

By on December 8, 2014 at 9:52 AM.

Telecom commission to take call on extended spectrum use by Airtel, Vodafone

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission is likely to take a call on Monday on allowing extended use of spectrum by Airtel and Vodafone to avoid disruption in their services in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, besides deciding on base price for the next round of auction. More →
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BSNL, MTNL have incurred Rs 3,785 crore and Rs 1,567 crore losses in current year: Government

By on December 3, 2014 at 6:46 PM.

BSNL, MTNL have incurred Rs 3,785 crore and Rs 1,567 crore losses in current year: Government

State-owned telecom firms BSNL and MTNL have incurred losses of Rs 3,785 crore and Rs 1,567 crore till September 30 in the current financial year and steps are being taken to revive them, government said today. More →
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Reliance Jio SIM card and broadband plans spotted online ahead of launch

By on December 2, 2014 at 12:08 PM.

Reliance Jio SIM card and broadband plans spotted online ahead of launch

It has been four years since Reliance Jio first got its 4G LTE license, but there are still some discrepancies regarding when the company will launch its services in India. In the meantime however the first few details have started surfacing online, including the broadband plans as well as an alleged photo of a SIM card. More →
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Members in Lok Sabha express concern over BSNL, MTNL connectivity problems

By on December 1, 2014 at 4:22 PM.

Members in Lok Sabha express concern over BSNL, MTNL connectivity problems

Members in the Lok Sabha today expressed concern over the sorry state of affairs in state owned BSNL and MTNL which is hitting hard millions of mobile users all over the country daily due to poor connectivity. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, K Geetha (YSR Cong) said MPs who have got BSNL mobile connections face the problem of dropping of calls in spite of being connected through MTNL. More →
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Vodafone, Airtel fined the most for violating tariff and MNP rules

By on November 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM.

Vodafone, Airtel fined the most for violating tariff and MNP rules

Telecom operator Vodafone has been fined the most for tariff rule violations till date, while Bharti Airtel has been penalized the maximum amount for breaching mobile number portability norms. India’s second-largest telecom operator Vodafone has been penalized over Rs 6 lakhs for charging customers on new tariff without informing regulator TRAI in time, as per details presented in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question. More →
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BSNL launches Msecure, a mobile location tracking and security service

By on November 28, 2014 at 5:09 PM.

BSNL launches Msecure, a mobile location tracking and security service

State-run telecom operator BSNL today launched mobile security value added service that will allow its customers to track location of their lost mobile phones, remotely lock the device and erase data, among others. BSNL is offering the solution, Msecure, in association with Beyond Evolution. More →
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Airtel deploys 4G network at Seychelles in partnership with Ericsson

By on November 27, 2014 at 10:55 AM.

Airtel deploys 4G network at Seychelles in partnership with Ericsson

Telecom operator Airtel has deployed its first 4G network in Africa at Seychelles in partnership with Swedish firm Ericsson. The network, however, is yet to be commercially launched, according to a statement issued by Ericsson. More →
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