Dec 26, 2017 04:19 PM IST
The plan involves exiting strategic debt restructuring (SDR) and monetising some of the company's assets, including transfer of spectrum liabilities by March 2018.
- Nov 22, 2017 01:26 PM IST
This is very progressive move from TRAI and it makes the consolidation more effective, said Singhal, National Telecom Leader, EY
- Jan 20, 2017 04:00 PM IST
A recent CLSA report says that Idea Cellular is the best fit for Vodafone India and it may topple Airtel from its top position.
- Nov 15, 2016 03:18 PM IST
Vodafone said its loss after tax soared to 5.1 billion euros (USD 5.5 billion) in the six months to September 30, compared with a net loss of 2.5 billion euros one year earlier.
- Oct 10, 2016 02:17 PM IST
After the conclusion of the largest ever spectrum auctions, Rs 32,000 crore is what the government is getting as the upfront money.
- Oct 07, 2016 09:18 PM IST
"If the financial condition (of operators) is not good and they cannot take the spectrum now, what is the guarantee that they will take it, if we conduct auctions immediately. We will take a call at an opportune time," the Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said.
- Oct 07, 2016 06:49 PM IST
â€œQuality of services is still work in progress,â€ he told CNBC-TV18. The government is also providing new sites for towers to telecom companies to improve quality of calls.
- Oct 07, 2016 05:42 PM IST
"Three or four solid networks around the 700Mhz would have taken care of a lot of rural broadband networks. This is a missed opportunity. I hope the government will look into this and correct that particular part," Sunil Mittal said here at the India Economic Summit organised by the WEF and CII.
- Oct 06, 2016 08:18 PM IST
While this is lower than what the government had garnered last year, this is higher than most analysts‘ expectations of Rs 30,000-40,000 crore.
- Oct 04, 2016 04:44 PM IST
The reserve price for the spectrum, suggested by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), is Rs 11,485 crore per MHz pan-India. This means that companies will have to shell out about Rs 57,425 crore for 5 MHz, which is exorbitant.
- Sep 30, 2016 01:09 PM IST
Reliance Jio, which is expected to shell out around Rs 9,000 crore at the auction, could have a significant impact on the financial performance of other telcos, Naveen Kulkarni, PhillipCapital says. Third quarter numbers are likely to reflect the amount of impact.
- Sep 26, 2016 03:13 PM IST
The auctions will actually begin on this Saturday, October 1 with seven telecom operators participating.
- Sep 07, 2016 11:11 AM IST
Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Telecom Secretary JS Deepak says that telcos will have choices and can pick up whatever spectrum they wish to.
- Aug 30, 2016 03:39 PM IST
In an interview to CNBC-TV18's Prerna Baruah, Gurdeep Singh, CEO-Consumer Business, Reliance Communication, said today's consumers are chat-centric and they do a lot of stuff on chat including commerce, talking and video-calling.
- Aug 26, 2016 11:13 AM IST
Sources have told CNBC-TV18 that the formalities and technical details of the deal have been ironed out and the term-sheet for the merger is also ready.
- Aug 08, 2016 06:26 PM IST
The government will put a total of 2,354.55 megahertz of mobile airwaves frequencies for auction all band -- 700 Mhz, 800 Mhz, 900 Mhz, 1800 Mhz, 2100 Mhz and 2300 Mhz. All the airwaves being put for auction can be used for high speed 4G services.
- Jul 12, 2016 07:46 PM IST
Quoting sources, Prerna Baruah of CNBC-TV18 reports that Trai has likely asked DoT to look for some other weight instead of amount of spectrum as proxy for revenues.
- Jun 07, 2016 07:00 PM IST
The Telecom Commission agreed on a 3 percent spectrum usage charge (SUC) for upcoming auctions across bands, while for remaining spectrum bands post 2010, the SUC will be calculated on a weighted average basis. The SUC for 2300 MHz band has been kept at 1 percent.
- May 26, 2016 04:51 PM IST
Steps taken by the Telecom Ministry have revived foreign investor interest in the sector, and the government is on its way to achieve its dream of creating a Digital India, says Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
- May 02, 2016 10:21 PM IST
The high prices will ensure that there's a very lukewarm response to the upcoming auctions when they do take place, says Rajan Mathews, Director General, COAI.
- Apr 30, 2016 01:02 PM IST
The committee will undertake discussions on 700 MHz spectrum for which the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had recommended a price of Rs 11,485 crore per MHz.
- Apr 28, 2016 08:00 PM IST
Telenor's India CEO Sharad Mehrotra tells CNBC-TV18's Prerna Baruah that the company is eagerly waiting for the spectrum guidelines to be announced by the government.
- Apr 08, 2016 11:25 AM IST
The Supreme Court (SC) today dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed against Reliance Jio, the to-be-launched telecom service owned by Reliance Industries.
- Feb 01, 2016 10:25 PM IST
This time, its long list of demands boils down to two things â€” clearer policies and help in reducing debt
- Jan 28, 2016 03:22 PM IST
Speaking to CNBC-TV18, TRAI chairman RS Sharma says that the final decision will be taken up by the Department of Telecommunication (DoT). Main aim is to make commercial spectrum available for telecom operators, he says.