Industry: Telecommunications

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

Citing a survey, Ericsson claimed that one-third of customers will immediately leave their telecom operator, if competition begins in offering 5G.
May 4, 2019, 10:20 a.m.

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 probability of a price hike can be attributed to the penetration in mobile broadband services which has increased significantly and is nearing a saturation point. Prices of telecom services are likely to rise in the second half of the current financial year (2019-20), an Edelweiss report said on Tuesday.
April 17, 2019, 10:56 a.m.

Huawei is already engaged with customers in deploying 40 commercial 5G networks around the world that will be 97 times faster than 4G.
April 16, 2019, 10:09 a.m.

Service providers have to employ certain mechanism and a deviation from the net neutrality principles could be temporary, proportionate and transparent.
April 15, 2019, 10:48 a.m.