Telecom companies transfer prepaid vouchers and SIM cards to independent distributors at a discount, who further sell to retailers or subscribers.
"CBI has arrested Virendra Singh Tawde in an ongoing investigation of a case related to murder of Dr Narendra Dabholkar. He will be produced today around 3 PM in designated court, Pune. Investigation is continuing," CBI Spokesperson Devpreet Singh said today.
To facilitate machine-to-machine communication in devices like CCTV cameras and ACs to be deployed mainly in smart cities, the Department of Telecom will soon issue 'Know Your Customers' guidelines to ensure easy availability of mobile SIM cards for such equipment.
Globacom, which is owned by Nigerian billionaire Mike Adenuga, was fined 277.5 million naira, while South Africa's MTN and Airtel, which is owned by Bharti Airtel, were each fined 185 million naira, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said in a statement.
Gemalto is supplying Mobile TeleSystems with its UpTeq NFC high-end SIM cards for a mobile phone-based public transport ticketing solution in the city of Novosibirsk.
Introduced a decade and a half ago under Myanmar's former military rulers, SIM cards sold for as much as USD 7,000 apiece. Today, they still cost more than USD 200. From Thursday, lucky winners of a lottery-style sale may get one for as little as USD 2.
As cellphone operators continued disconnecting inactive SIM cards, India's total telecom subscriber base declined by 25.97 million to 895.51 million in December, sectoral regulator Trai said.
Technology firm iberry has launched two new models of tablets equipped with third generation (3G) subscriber identification module (SIM) slots for making phone calls and internet browsing...
The next time you buy a new SIM card, dont be surprised if you see your address being verified by the service provider's personnel before you're handed one.
Expanding its One Network services to the Indian subcontinent, Bharti Airtel today said its African customers will not be required to pay roaming charges on incoming calls while travelling in India,Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Following arrests of the five members in Bhopal and Jabalpur last year, Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, Tata, Reliance, and Idea have come under the stern eye of the Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad.
In a recently concluded study by Nielsen, delving into the usage and popularity of Dual-SIM handsets ...
In a startling revelation made by a Hindustan Times report, an illegal prepaid SIM cards buying-selling nexus ...
Police today arrested an employee of state-owned BSNL for allegedly providing mobile SIM cards to militants in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.
Although speculative all this while, some substantiating evidence indicating that next iPhone would be a world phone has now surfaced.
By: Bipin Sapra, Ernst & Young
Pan-India telecom operator BSNL today announced the launch of telecom services covering the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage, apart from promising Wimax broadband in Madurai soon.