It has alleged that orders by TRAI have put all but one operator at a huge disadvantage and that its regulations had distorted the market.
Recently, reports have gone viral that consumers' mobile numbers will soon be made up of 13 digits. This is not the case.
"The capital raising committee of the company at its meeting today approved the closure of the issue for the QIP," Idea said in a regulatory filing.
Existing users' numbers will be ported to 13-digits starting from October 1, 2018. The deadline for completion of the same has been set for December 31, 2018.
BSNL has already started a number of WiFi hotspots in the border state of Arunachal Pradesh and would launch 4G services shortly, according to senior telecom officials.
The COAI director said the municipal bodies and panchayats are not following the rules framed by the Centre and obstruct rolling out of telecom network.
The company had alleged that the money was not paid as RCom claimed that the invoices were raised in the name of HP Financial Services and not RCom.
The new guidelines will regulate the establishment of underground and overground telecom infrastructure.
The HC agreed with Vodafone Group's claim that "no speaking order" was passed by the CCI, and questioned how a holding company was responsible for inter-connection default.
As a result of the preferential allotment, the aggregate shareholding of the promoter group in Idea has increased from 42.4 to 47.2 per cent.
With this, the company becomes the first wallet to sell Jio phone on its platform, MobiKwik said in a statement.
PMRT is a niche service used in industries like oil and gas, manufacturing, mining, utilities, and construction.
Commissioning of the service in other districts in Kerala is expected by this year end, BSNL Chief General Manager P T Mathew said.
Vodafone VoLTE service will be launched in Karnataka and Kolkata next, and thereafter across India in a phased manner in the coming months, the company said in a statement.
In all, 70 cities are slated to be covered under the TRAI's 'drive tests' between July 2017 and June 2018.
Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular are working with handset companies to make cheaper 4G smartphones costing as low as Rs 500 effectively.
"We also want to be the technology supplier and manufacturer, be it low-cost sensors or software platform for M2M communication,", Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said.
Idea said it will restore interconnect services immediately after Aircel makes the payment, but did not specify the outstanding amount.
The company’s plea was that the statute nowhere asks the company to refund its subscribers, claiming the balance money in the account lapses at the time of porting out.
The latest tariff order will be an entirely fresh book, the previous version having been amended 62 times in 19 years.
TRAI Chairman R S Sharma warned of punitive action if the Anil Ambani-led company fails to comply with its directive.
TRAI released a 'white paper' spelling out the methodology, approach and evaluation criteria for its own 'MySpeed app' that measures mobile data speeds of various operators through crowd sourcing method.
In the statement, Bharti Airtel said that the funds will be used towards debt reduction.
"Airtel Limited...announced that Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel)... will invest Rs 2,649 crore in Bharti Telecom Limited (Bharti Telecom), the promoter company of Airtel through preferential allotment of shares," Bharti Airtel said in a statement.
Till such guidelines are issued by the TRAI, the TDSAT order insisted on a filing requirement and prior approval from the regulator, for operators launching "all services free" offers.