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  • Reliance Jio tops 4G network speed chart in October: TRAI Data Nov 17, 2022 06:22 PM IST

    Reliance Jio tops 4G network speed chart in October: TRAI Data

    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has dropped BSNL from the 4G speed chart in October as it is yet to roll out 4G services.

  • Airtel starts offering 5G service in Gurugram Nov 15, 2022 10:35 PM IST

    Airtel starts offering 5G service in Gurugram

    The service will be available to customers in a phased manner as the company continues to construct its network and complete the roll-out

  • BSNL may roll out 4G services from January Nov 15, 2022 02:58 PM IST

    BSNL may roll out 4G services from January

    TCS has bagged the tender for the rollout of BSNL's 4G services

  • Jio True 5G launched in Bengaluru and Hyderabad Nov 10, 2022 07:26 PM IST

    Jio True 5G launched in Bengaluru and Hyderabad

    Earlier, Jio 5G was successfully beta-launched in six cities - Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Varanasi and Nathdwara.

  • KKR, GIP nab a $16 billion telecom consolation prize from Vodafone Nov 10, 2022 12:55 PM IST

    KKR, GIP nab a $16 billion telecom consolation prize from Vodafone

    Vodafone offloaded part of the unit, Vantage Towers AG, in a March 2021 initial public offering. But it wants to sell more to cut debt and move from majority ownership to shared control.

  • Empty coffers, fleeing users: Everything gets bad to worse for Vodafone Idea Nov 09, 2022 01:05 PM IST

    Empty coffers, fleeing users: Everything gets bad to worse for Vodafone Idea

    The company said it lost 60 lakh subscribers during the quarter, almost double of 34 lakh it lost in the previous quarter. Its customer base now stands at 23.44 crore, which is nearly half of that of Reliance Jio

  • Voda Idea expands retail presence with 300 new 'Vi shops' in rural markets across 5 circles Nov 06, 2022 03:40 PM IST

    Voda Idea expands retail presence with 300 new 'Vi shops' in rural markets across 5 circles

    The Vi Shops concept for Tier 3 towns is intended to deliver a uniform experience to local customers, enabling quick support and handholding.

  • Tariffs at 'unsustainable' levels, industry needs price correction for continued investments: VIL CEO Nov 05, 2022 05:24 PM IST

    Tariffs at 'unsustainable' levels, industry needs price correction for continued investments: VIL CEO

    VIL has seen average revenue per user (ARPU) growth for five consecutive quarters now.

  • Increase in 4G users, rise in ARPU add muscle to Airtel numbers Nov 01, 2022 09:34 AM IST

    Increase in 4G users, rise in ARPU add muscle to Airtel numbers

    There are multiple levers that could fuel growth of this telecom company; valuation too signals upside potential

  • Samsung India, 41 others get govt nod under PLI scheme for telecom, networking products Oct 31, 2022 09:55 PM IST

    Samsung India, 41 others get govt nod under PLI scheme for telecom, networking products

    The list of approved applicants include Flextronics Technologies (India), Samsung India Electronics, Nokia Solutions and Networks India, Jabil Circuit India, Dixon Electro Appliances, HFCL Limited, ITI Limited, Tejas Networks, Rising Stars Hi-Tech, among others.

  • Four Malaysian telcos agree to use state 5G network Oct 31, 2022 12:20 PM IST

    Four Malaysian telcos agree to use state 5G network

    Celcom Axiata, DiGi Telecommunications, Telekom Malaysia and U Mobile said on Monday they had signed agreements to access the 5G network run by state agency Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) for 10 years.

  • DoT urged to consider administrative allocation of satellite spectrum, not auction Oct 28, 2022 05:45 PM IST

    DoT urged to consider administrative allocation of satellite spectrum, not auction

    Satellite spectrum auction has never happened in India before and globally the administrative allocation route is followed," the SatCom Industry Association of India explained.

  • Jio launches 5G WiFi services in high footfall areas, True 5G in 2 new cities: Akash Ambani Oct 22, 2022 12:00 PM IST

    Jio launches 5G WiFi services in high footfall areas, True 5G in 2 new cities: Akash Ambani

    Jio Chairman Akash Ambani added that the Jio True 5G pilot beta trail has also been extended to Chennai and Nathdwara

  • 5G service will take education system to next level: PM Modi Oct 19, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    5G service will take education system to next level: PM Modi

    The prime minister was speaking after launching the Gujarat government's Mission Schools of Excellence initiative at Adalaj town in Gandhinagar district.

  • Jio adds 32.8 lakh subscribers in August, Vi user base gets 19.6 lakh thinner: Trai Oct 18, 2022 06:44 PM IST

    Jio adds 32.8 lakh subscribers in August, Vi user base gets 19.6 lakh thinner: Trai

    Bharti Airtel onboarded 3.26 lakh subscribers in August, as against 5.13 lakh users in the preceding month.

  • 5G, telecom jobs in India see 33.7% growth in last 12 months: Report Oct 18, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    5G, telecom jobs in India see 33.7% growth in last 12 months: Report

    According to global job site Indeed, job postings for telecommunications and 5G have increased by 33.7 per cent between September 2021 and September 2022.

  • Adani Data Networks gets licence for full fledge telecom services Oct 12, 2022 08:43 AM IST

    Adani Data Networks gets licence for full fledge telecom services

    Adani Group entered the telecom sector after buying spectrum in the recent auction.

  • Bharti Airtel Q2 PAT seen up 102.7% YoY to Rs. 2,344.1 cr: Prabhudas Lilladher Oct 11, 2022 11:34 AM IST

    Bharti Airtel Q2 PAT seen up 102.7% YoY to Rs. 2,344.1 cr: Prabhudas Lilladher

    Net Sales are expected to increase by 21 percent Y-o-Y (up 4.5 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 34,285.3 crore, according to Prabhudas Lilladher.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnesses 5G use cases Oct 01, 2022 02:36 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnesses 5G use cases

    The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology sees 5G as a transformational force for Indian society, helping leapfrog barriers to development and spurring innovation. Its cumulative economic impact could be of the order of $450 billion by 2035.

  • 5G launch | Jio will deliver 5G services in every town by December 2023, says Mukesh Ambani. Read full text Oct 01, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    5G launch | Jio will deliver 5G services in every town by December 2023, says Mukesh Ambani. Read full text

    RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani was also optimistic that India’s telecom industry is ready to take leadership in the global space

  • LIVE: India 5G Launch | PM Modi inaugurates 5g services in India | 5G Rollout | 5G Mobiles Oct 01, 2022 09:41 AM IST

    LIVE: India 5G Launch | PM Modi inaugurates 5g services in India | 5G Rollout | 5G Mobiles

    India 5G Launch: Finally, 5G has come to India! Prime Minister Modi is launching 5G services in India months after his Independence Day speech where he said that the service will offer 10 times faster speeds. The event will be attended by the heads of all top telecom majors – Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Bharti Airtel's Sunil Mittal and Vodafone Idea head Ravinder Takkar. So get ready, India – 5G is HERE!

  • Russian minister shows interest in collaboration with India on telecom, 5G at ITU meet Sep 26, 2022 10:31 PM IST

    Russian minister shows interest in collaboration with India on telecom, 5G at ITU meet

    She met India's Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan on the sidelines of a conference of the UN body International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Romania which commenced on September 24.

  • Explained: What the draft telecommunications Bill says about surveillance, network shutdowns Sep 22, 2022 12:26 PM IST

    Explained: What the draft telecommunications Bill says about surveillance, network shutdowns

    The Ministry of Communications has released the draft of the Indian Telecommunications Bill, 2022. The draft says that the Centre can bring in measures that would require the consent of users for receiving ads and messages offering business opportunities, real-estate deals, etc.

  • Draft Telecom Bill proposes fee, penalty waiver, OTT regulation: Key highlights Sep 22, 2022 06:40 AM IST

    Draft Telecom Bill proposes fee, penalty waiver, OTT regulation: Key highlights

    The ministry has proposed provision for refund of fees in case a telecom or internet provider surrenders his license.

  • Why did telcos’ active base shrink? Sep 16, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    Why did telcos’ active base shrink?