What is all the noise about Reliance Jio?

Aman Malik

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s latest offering Jio has created a stir in the market given its promise of free voice calls and ....

9 September, 2016

Telecoms' Texting Nemesis WhatsApp Says It Poses No Threat


US-based software startup WhatsApp, the fast-growing mobile messaging service, denies it's a threat to telephone carriers and ....

4 April, 2012

Drop In Texting Heralds Industry Shift

Daniel Thomas

A steep drop in festive Christmas and New Year text messaging this year was the latest sign of the decline in such traditional ....

16 January, 2012

Telecom Commission Okays M&A Rules


The Telecom Commission has not ruled out levying a one-time fee on operators holding spectrum beyond 6.2 mega hertz and favours ....

27 December, 2011

Telstra India JV Gets Internet, Long-distance Telecoms Licences


Top Australian phone company Telstra Corp's Indian joint venture has received three new licences in India for Internet and national ....

1 November, 2011

New Telecoms Rules To Be Unveiled On Monday


India will unveil a much-awaited new telecoms policy on Monday, which is expected to include revised rules on grant and pricing ....

7 October, 2011

Nokia Siemens Networks Promotes Sandeep Girotra To Head, India Biz

Bhawna Gupta

Telecom infrastructure provider Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has appointed Sandeep Girotra to lead its Indian business unit. Girotra ....

6 September, 2011

IIT Bombay Develops 'Mobile Social Networking Platform'

Bhawna Gupta

Engineering institute IIT Bombay in association with telecom firm Tata Teleservices has developed a new mobile social networking ....

1 September, 2011

Nokia, Siemens Fail To Secure Investors: WSJ


Nokia Corp and Siemens AG failed to secure a deal for investors for a controlling stake in their unprofitable joint venture, The ....

27 June, 2011

Government Fails To Spend Over Rs 20,000 Crore For Rural Telecom Roll Out

Team TC

This is a curious case of inefficiency. The government had introduced a 5% levy on telecom operators for the Universal Service ....

19 March, 2011

3G Coverage By Telcos So Far

Preethi J

India has suffered a huge lag in its adoption of next generation of telecom networks. 3G, which is the third generation of mobile ....

3 March, 2011