Industry: Telecommunication Category: Industry Research

The number of high-paying users of India’s largest telecom operator fell the most in the eight months in April, reports Soumeet Sarkar.
June 24, 2019, midnight

The sector’s regulator should adopt DoT’s suggestions on keeping business costs low, lest the market for mobile services is left with too few survivors for the country’s own good.
June 18, 2019, midnight

India’s telecom operators plan to raise cash and sell assets to pare debt as the tariff war unleashed by Asia’s richest man continues unabated. But that’s unlikely to help their core business.
April 25, 2019, 10:22 a.m.

The smartphone is destroying the rational dialogue long thought to be fundamental to maintaining democratic norms.
April 21, 2019, 9:09 a.m.

BSNL and Reliance Jio together added 86.39 lakh mobile subscribers and the rest of telecom operators jointly lost 69.93 lakh wireless customers.
April 19, 2019, 8:57 a.m.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released subscriber data for the month of Feb’19. The net active subscriber base stood flat MoM at 1,023m in the month.
April 18, 2019, 9:58 a.m.

The policy approved by the Cabinet in September last year aims to attract $100 billion investment and create 4 million jobs in the sector by 2022. Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has sought implementation of the National Digital Communications Policy 2018 from the new government.
April 3, 2019, 8:49 a.m.

The entry of a new player Reliance Jio in late 2016 changed the dynamics of the telecom industry. The telecom industry may see a modest price increase in fiscal 2020, which can improve their revenues and profits.
March 26, 2019, 9:54 a.m.

There have been various litigations on the AGR while over Rs 25,000 crore is lying with the government on account of GST for which the industry is seeking a refund.  A preliminary finding revealed that the telecom sector would require somewhere between $50-60 billion to operationalise the National Digital Communications Policy 2018 objectives by 2022.
March 20, 2019, 11:51 a.m.

Jio, BSNL, Airtel add customers while Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices lost their mobile customers.
March 20, 2019, 9:41 a.m.