Industry: Telecommunications

The idea was to make the value chain absolutely transparent and give choice to the consumer. So, if a channel is priced at an MRP of Rs 5, the customer will get it at Rs 5, Ram Sewak Sharma said.
Nov. 6, 2018, 9:51 a.m.

The investment commitment is in line with Narendra Modi government’s goal to achieve a capital gain of $100 billion (about Rs 7 lakh crore) by 2022.
Oct. 29, 2018, 11:20 a.m.

Christened 'Bharat Wi-Fi', the common inter-operable platform of one million Wi-Fi Hotspots will be owned and operated by telecom service providers, internet service providers and virtual network operators.
Oct. 26, 2018, 10:51 a.m.

Net active subscriber base grew by 6.9m to reach 1,013m. RJio gained 10.6m active subs, while Bharti (for the second consecutive month since RJio’s launch) and Vodafone-Idea lost 2.3m and 1.3m active subs, respectively.
Oct. 25, 2018, 12:01 p.m.

The sector needs a long time for 5G execution. The government is right to look in this direction, because 5G will take a while to rollout.
Oct. 23, 2018, 6:05 p.m.

TRAI Chairman R.S Sharma speaks to ET Now
Oct. 23, 2018, midnight

Within two years, India’s richest person turned the local mobile-phone market into the world’s biggest consumer of wireless data. But along the way, billionaire Mukesh Ambani laid waste to profits in the overcrowded industry by driving down prices to as low as zero.
Oct. 17, 2018, 9:54 a.m.

The Government has raised import duty on various telecom equipment to address the country’s increasing current account deficit and weakening rupee.
Oct. 12, 2018, 9:39 a.m.

Move seen to give a leg up to domestic manufacturers
Oct. 11, 2018, 4:46 p.m.

The Cabinet Wednesday approved the new telecom policy, now named as 'National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018' that aims to attract USD 100 billion investment and create 40 lakh jobs in the sector by 2022.
Sept. 26, 2018, 9:54 a.m.