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TRAI issues draft guidelines on mobile data services


July 11th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The telecom regulator has released draft regulations on minimum quality benchmark for mobile internet service under which it will be mandatory for an operator to ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel buys 49 percent of Qualcomm’s India business


May 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has acquired 49 percent stake in US-based chipmaker Qualcomm's broadband wireless access (BWA) entities in India, investing almost ... Read more...

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Airtel unveils 4G service in Bangalore


May 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel Limited Monday launched its 4G service in this tech hub, offering high-speed wireless broadband service to access high-definition video streaming, rapid photo ... Read more...

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GSM players to contest TRAI theory of minor tariff hike


May 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The heads of some telecom firms will meet Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday to contest the regulator's contention that there would be only a minor ... 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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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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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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Qualcomm to get license after clearing Rs.410 crore dues


February 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian government Friday agreed to accept chipmaker Qualcomm's offer to clear the Rs.410 crore ($83.5 million) its partner Tulip Telecom owed as license fee, ... Read more...

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Salient features of Indian telecom sector


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Following are the salient features of the Indian telecom sector which was jolted Thursday by the Supreme Court order cancelling 122 telecom licenses given out ... Read more...

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Government says fiscal deficit target may be breached


December 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The government Friday officially sounded a warning that fiscal deficit targets could be breached in the current fiscal, amid a slowing economy, lax tax ... Read more...

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Infotel Broadband acquires stake in e-learning firm


November 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) As it nears the launch of its broadband wireless access services in the country, Infotel Broadband, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

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Discussions on for round 2 of bandwidth auction


September 30th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Discussions are being held with the finance ministry on conducting another round of auction for bandwidth to provide broadband wireless services, the Department of ... Read more...

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DoT rejected application for internet license: Qualcomm


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Swedish telecom equipment manufacturer Qualcomm Thursday said the telecom department (DoT) had rejected its application for internet service license for using the broadband spectrum it ... 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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Telecom revolution has bypassed villagers: Sibal


August 29th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the telecom revolution has not benefited the rural people much.The rural teledensity as compared to the urban teledensity remains ... Read more...

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Telcos can fix call tariff depending on market conditions


August 26th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Telecom service providers can fix call tariffs depending upon the market conditions and commercial requirements but within the regulatory framework of the telecom department, Minister ... Read more...

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TRAI quizzes telcos on tariff hike


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday said it had sought clarification from telecom operators on their recent move to hike call rates."We will ... Read more...

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Rs.2.15 lakh crore collected as spectrum, licence fee


August 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government has collected Rs.2.15 lakh crore for 2G, 3G and Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and licensing from the telecom operators up to June ... Read more...

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After Airtel, small operators may increase tariff


July 24th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Small telecom operators will heave a sigh of relief with telecom giant Bharti Airtel's raising tariffs by over 20 percent as others can now follow ... Read more...

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DoT now working on broadband spectrum auction


July 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The department of telecom (DoT) Wednesday said it is working on auctioning the broadband spectrum following the finance ministry's directive to speed up the process, ... Read more...

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‘24X7 information flow leads to accountability’


April 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Increasing popularity of social networking sites, blogs and media will lead to a radical change in the way not only companies but also the government ... Read more...

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3G, broadband wireless access key frontiers of growth: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Economic Survey for 2010-11 Friday termed the introduction of third generation (3G) and broadband wireless access (BWA) technologies as the "key frontiers" of the growth ... Read more...

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MTNL posts net loss of Rs.605 crore in Q2


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) State-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Wednesday reported a net loss of Rs.605 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 as against the net profit of Rs.21 crore ... Read more...

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CA Technologies to focus on growth areas, raise headcount


September 10th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Business software major CA Technologies is looking to focus on growth areas like telecom and defence, and ramp up headcount by about 900 people in the ... Read more...

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Qualcomm sells 26 percent stake to Global Holding and Tulip


July 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) California-based cellphone chipmaker Qualcomm Friday sold 26 percent stake in its Indian arm to Global Holding Corporation and Tulip Telecom to form a joint venture to roll ... Read more...

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Qualcomm’s Indian arm to sell 26 percent stake


July 29th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Cellphone chipmaker Qualcomm plans to sell 26 percent stake in its Indian arm to local partners, the company said Thursday. "We are aiming at local partners and ... Read more...

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Reserve Bank of India hikes key interest rates (Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) India's central bank Friday hiked key interest rates by 25 basis points with immediate effect in an attempt to contain soaring inflation, which could make housing and auto ... Read more...

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RCom merges tower business with GTL Infra


June 27th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Anil Ambani-led Relianace Communications (RCom), India's second largest telecom company, said Sunday it has agreed to merge its tower business with GTL Infra in a Rs.50,000 crore ($11 ... Read more...

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Broadband auction winners to pay up license fee by June 22


June 12th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The government Saturday formally approved results of the broadband wireless access (BWA) auction and said the winners need to pay up the license fee by June ... Read more...

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BWA spectrum auction fetches Rs. 38,300 crore


June 11th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday raised over Rs 38,300 crore from the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum auction.The 16-day long auction came to an end today.The ... Read more...

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BWA auction ends, government reaps $8.5 bn


June 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The auction for government broadband wireless access (BWA) services ended Friday, swelling the government exchequer to Rs.38,543.31 crore (over $8.56 billion). The pan-India license price stood be at ... Read more...

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Happy with revenues from 3G auction: Raja


May 20th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Union Communications Minister A. Raja Wednesday said the government is happy with the successful and timely completion of the auction of spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom ... Read more...

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Revenues from 3G auction may touch Rs.45,000 crore: Raja


April 21st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The government hopes to net around Rs.45,000 crore from the ongoing auctions to award radio frequency spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom services and for rolling ... Read more...

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