Input tax credits have been stuck since GST was introduced on July 1, 2017 and this has affected the financial health of telecom companies that are already under debt of nearly Rs 7 lakh crore
Alleging that the content of the movie is "defamatory", the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said it has requested the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to revoke the certification of the film.
Total global mobile subscriptions in the third quarter of 2018 increased by 120 million while India accounted for 31 million out of it.
Company officials may also want to know the regulator's roadmap to achieve the objectives of the National Digital Communications Policy
The telecom giant is currently awaiting full realisation of merger synergies, as the integration of spectrum assets and networks of both Vodafone and Idea is underway
The debt-ridden company has advanced its target date to complete integration of Vodafone and Idea Cellular business to financial year 2021 from fiscal 2023.
Hit by intense competition and regulatory uncertainty, most telecom companies are in a turmoil as they attempt to retain market by matching dirt-cheap tariffs at the cost of eroding profits and taking on debt.
Railways has been using Bharti Airtel for over six years for which it paid around Rs 100 crore bill per year.
She said that in an era of 5G and Internet of Things (IOT), the demand for communication infrastructure "far from slowing down, will increase exponentially".
The discussion - now an annual feature - is however expected to entail a wider set of players in the telecom space this time, spanning operators, infrastructure providers and others.
Even as DTH operators await the verdict from the Delhi High Court, media industry sources have said Star India is expected to come out with its reference interconnect offer (RIO) after the Supreme Court order
The Department of Telecom has set the deadline of April 2019 for mandatory testing of some telecom products including mobile phones and equipment
"Quality of service is a big concern. We will meet telecom service providers this month to discuss this and several other issues like fibre first, digitalisation," said Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan.
Last date for public comments on the paper is December 10 and for counter comments is December 24, 2018.
The Vodafone officer said that the sector in India is undergoing through significant financial stress with industry debt reported at $150 billion
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said that independent drive tests through its appointed agency was conducted on eight highways and three rail routes.
Jio's national average of 4G download speed was more than double compared to its rival Bharti Airtel
The TRAI has sought public opinion on whether same rules should be applied on OTT applications providing calling and instant messaging services as applied on telecom operators.
Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal is serving as the chairman of the GSMA board and his two-year tenure will come to an end by this year-end.
'Baa3' is the lowest investment-grade bond ratings, and any downgrade would put the rating in speculative grade.
Earlier this week, large private telecom operators including Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel said they have begun rolling out 'alternate digital KYC process for new connections
Airtel had informed the DoT two weeks ago that it would take care of the payment, including licence fee, spectrum usage charge, and one-time spectrum charge
Some telecom operators are of the view that a level playing field needs to be established
However, it is not immediately clear if telecom service providers are, for now, continuing Aadhaar eKYC for verification of new subscribers.
The industry body has sought permission to continue with the existing Aadhaar-based electronic Know Your Customer (e-KYC) process.