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TDSAT’s split verdict on 3G roaming pacts; Telcos to move Supreme Court (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Tuesday delivered a split verdict in the 3G roaming case in which mobile operators had challenged a ... Read more...

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TDSAT gives split verdict on 3G roaming pacts


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Tuesday gave a split verdict in the 3G roaming case in which mobile operators had challenged ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular slashes 3G tariffs by 70 percent


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) After Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular became the second operator to have slashed its 3G tariffs in order to draw demand.The operator slashed its tariffs on ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel launches 4G services in Bangalore


May 7th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Monday launched broadband wireless access (BWA) services based on 4G technology in Bangalore followed by the recent inaugural launch of the services in ... Read more...

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Airtel revenue rises in Africa


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel Wednesday reported a 16 percent growth in revenue in its Africa operations at $1.2 billion during the quarter ended March 31 over ... Read more...

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Huawei to manage Bharti Airtel’s 4G network in Karnataka


May 1st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Tuesday said it will deploy and manage Bharti Airtel's 4G network in Karnataka."Bharti Airtel's 4G LTE deployed on Huawei's TD ... Read more...

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Don’t artificially control spectrum availability: Airtel


April 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Telecom Major Bharti Airtel said Tuesday there should not be any "artificial control" over the 3G and 4G spectrum allocation and that the services would become ... Read more...

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Sibal launches 4G, admits 3G has ‘not successful’ (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Launching Airtel's 4G services in Kolkata Tuesday, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal admitted that 3G services have not been as popular as 2G due to lack of ... Read more...

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Airtel launches 4G services in Kolkata, first in India


April 10th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel Tuesday launched broadband wireless access (BWA) services based on 4G technology here.With this launch, the firm became the first player to launch ... Read more...

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Sibal to launch Bharti Airtel’s 4G services Tuesday


April 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal is expected to launch Bharti Airtel's broadband wireless access (BWA) services based on 4G technology in Kolkata Tuesday."We are expecting Communications ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel to launch 4G services in Kolkata


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Bharti Airtel will launch its 4G services in Kotkata this month, Chief Executive Sanjay Kapoor said Tuesday."It will be launched this month in Kolkata," Kapoor ... Read more...

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China Mobile profits go up


March 16th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) Chinese telecommunications giant China Mobile said its net profits hit 125.9 billion yuan ($19.92 billion) in 2011, an increase of 5.2 percent year-on-year.Operating revenues grew 8.8 ... Read more...

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Low-cost smartphones whet Indian appetite for mobile apps


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Be it playing Angry Bird or watching movies on the go, a rise in the number of low-cost smartphones has enabled young Indians to access ... Read more...

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3G roaming: High court dismisses DoT plea (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismiised a plea seeking a stay on a tribunal order that restrained by the Department of Telecom (DoT) from imposing ... Read more...

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3G dispute: Court refuses to stay TDSAT order


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay an order of telecom tribunal TDSAT restraining the Department of Telecom (DoT) from enforcing a ban on ... Read more...

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Vodafone Group’s quarterly India revenue grows 6.3 percent


February 9th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Britain-based telecom firm Vodafone Group Thursday reported a 6.3 percent rise in its India revenue at 1.02 billion pounds ($1.62 billion) for the quarter ... Read more...

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Customers won’t be troubled by cancellation of 2G licences


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Even though the Supreme Court Thursday ordered cancellation of 122 telecom licences, customers will not be affected much as firms have been given four months ... Read more...

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Nokia seeks price correction in 3G services


January 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The world's largest cellphone maker Nokia Tuesday asked for a quick price correction in 3G services in India to make it affordable to the lower-end consumers."Pricing ... Read more...

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TDSAT adjourns hearing on 3G roaming till Jan 17


January 9th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Monday adjourned till Jan 17 the case on 3G roaming after the Department of Telecom (DoT) requested ... Read more...

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3G case: Tribunal’s jurisdiction on hearing questioned


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Tuesday adjourned to Jan 9 the hearing on top telecom operators providing 3G roaming services after the ... Read more...

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TDSAT provides relief to telecom operators till Jan 3


December 24th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Saturday asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) not to take any "coercive" action in enforcing a ban ... Read more...

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Robust growth in telecom amid shadow of 2G case (2011 in Retrospect)


December 24th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The legal tangle involving the allotment of airwaves for second generation (2G) telephony may top people's memory as far as this industry goes in ... Read more...

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Airtel, Idea, Vodafone asked to stop 3G roaming service (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The department of telecom (DOT) Friday asked three operators -- Airtel, Ideal Cellular and Vodafone -- to terminate their 3G roaming agreements by Saturday.The service ... Read more...

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Airtel, Idea, Vodafone asked to stop 3G roaming service


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The department of telecom (DOT) Friday asked three operators -- Airtel, Ideal Cellular and Vodafone -- to terminate their 3G roaming agreements by Saturday.The service ... Read more...

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Sibal meets telecom operators on 3G issue


November 30th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday met chiefs of leading telecom service providers such as Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications, Idea Cellular, Tata and Vodafone to discuss ... Read more...

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Final decision on 3G roaming after meeting operators: DoT


November 28th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The telecom ministry will soon be meeting the telecom operators on the 3G Intra Circle Roaming (ICR) issue and will thereafter take the final decision, ... Read more...

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Idea launches smartphones to push 3G services


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular Wednesday launched a range of 3G smartphones starting from Rs.5,850 to promote its 3G services in the country."The new ... Read more...

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Return 3G license fees if roaming pact illegal: Telecom biggies


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Leading telecom service providers Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular Tuesday sought the prime minister's intervention in the 3G Intra Circle Roaming (ICR) issue ... Read more...

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3G roaming deals issue to affect investor confidence: Airtel


November 18th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel Friday said that penalties on operators should be imposed transparently and that the ongoing confusion over the 3G roaming deals ... Read more...

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Airtel launches 3G services in Congo


October 25th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Telecom service provider Airtel Tuesday said it has launched its third generation (3G) mobile telephony service in Congo."Today's launch follows the successful application and issuance ... Read more...

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Idea launches 3G services in Kashmir


October 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Idea cellular Wednesday launched its 'Gold Standard' 3G services in the Jammu and Kashmir circle.To start with, Idea Cellular, an Aditya Birla Group company, will make ... Read more...

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Few telecom firms giving 3G services illegally: Petition


September 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a reply from the central government on a petition alleging that some telecom operators gained a back-door entry into ... Read more...

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BSNL staff on fast, threaten strike Oct 10


September 27th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's (BSNL) executive and non-executive staff Tuesday observed a day long fast for their demands and threatened an all India strike ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel gets license for 2G, 3G services in Rwanda


September 8th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel said Thursday it has been awarded a license by Rwanda's telecom regulator to operate 2G and 3G GSM mobile services in ... Read more...

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4G, 3G to grow parallelly in India: Ericsson


September 1st, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Swedish telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson Thursday said that the fourth generation (4G) services for wireless communication will not effect the existing 3G services and the ... Read more...

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