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Declining mobile subscriptions show uncertainty in telecom industry: COAI


September 9th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The decline in the number of mobile subscribers depicts the uncertainty the telecom market is witnessing right now and calls for a concrete policy by ... Read more...

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59.31 mn subscribers opted for MNP till July: TRAI


September 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 59.31 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 7.2 million ... Read more...

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Etisalat says won’t participate in 2G auction


September 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Telecom service provider Etisalat Wednesday said it will not participate in the 2G spectrum auction in November."Following the publication by India's Ministry of Communications and ... Read more...

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India adds 1.7 mn GSM subscribers, Uninor loses 1.1 mn (Lead, Correcting headline)


August 16th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor lost 1.1 million subscribers even as the country's GSM subscriber base grew by 0.25 percent in July adding 1.7 million new ... Read more...

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1.7 mn GSM subscribers in India, Uninor loses 1.1 mn


August 16th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor lost 1.1 million subscribers even as the country's GSM subscriber base grew by 0.25 percent in July adding 1.7 million new ... Read more...

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Over 50 mn opted for mobile number portability till May


July 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 50.16 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 5.8 million ... Read more...

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Bharti adds 2 mn subscribers in May, India total now 929 mn


July 5th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The number of mobile phone subscribers in India rose to 929.37 million in May with Bharti Airtel alone signing two million new subscribers, says official ... Read more...

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45.89 mn subscribers opted for MNP till April: TRAI


June 27th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 45.89 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 5.11 million ... Read more...

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India adds 7.27 million GSM subscribers in May


June 21st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 1.08 percent in May, adding 7.27 million mobile phone users, with Bharti Airtel alone signing up over 2.01 ... Read more...

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India adds 6.5 million GSM subscribers in April


May 25th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 0.98 percent in April, adding 6.50 million mobile phone users, with Bharti Airtel alone signing up over 2.01 million ... Read more...

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Vodafone India posts 19.5 percent hike in service revenue


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Vodafone India Tuesday posted a 19.5 percent increase in service revenue at Rs.3,21,184 million during the financial year ended March 31, but said its initial public ... Read more...

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Carlos Slim’s firm to acquire US company


May 11th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Regional wireless giant America Movil, controlled by Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim, said Thursday it has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in US wireless ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular biggest gainer of mobile number portability


May 6th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Idea Cellular has been the biggest gainer of mobile number portability (MNP) service with a net addition of 3.32 million customers as on March 31 ... Read more...

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Over 41 mn mobile users want to change operators


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Over 41 million mobile subscribers have submitted requests till the end of March to port their number to a different network through mobile number portability ... Read more...

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India’s mobile subscriber base reaches 919.17 million in March


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The number of mobile phone subscribers in India rose to 919.17 million in March with Bharti Airtel alone signing 2.5 million of the 8 million ... Read more...

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Uninor to file interim application in Supreme Court


May 1st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Uninor will file an interim application in the Supreme Court to bring to the apex court's attention its plea against the recommendations of the telecom ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular quarterly net profit falls 13 percent


April 26th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular Thursday reported a 13 percent decline in net profit for the quarter ended March 31 at Rs.238.98 crore owing to higher ... Read more...

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India adds 6.87 mn GSM subscribers in March


April 20th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 1.04 percent in March with addition of 6.87 million mobile phone users, with Bharti Airtel alone signing up over ... Read more...

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Customers to pay Rs.1 more on every mobile recharge above Rs.20


April 19th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday approved hiking the processing fee for mobile recharges above Rs.20 by 50 percent which is likely to ... Read more...

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A TV channel for dogs


April 18th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Worried over your pooch getting bored? Well, don't worry because TV bosses have come up with an ingenious solution - Dog TV.Dog TV, launched in the ... Read more...

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Employees take to the streets to save Uninor in India


April 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Employees of telecom service provider Uninor, which stands to lose all its licences following the Supreme Court order cancelling 122 telecom licences issued in ... Read more...

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Uninor employees’ bid to save company business in India


April 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Employees of telecom service provider Uninor along with their families would gather at Jantar Mantar Wednesday to tell the government that their future is ... Read more...

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Telenor-Unitech case referred to international arbitration


April 12th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India-based realty firm Unitech Thursday said the Company Law Board (CLB) has accepted the firm's plea to resolve its dispute with Norway-based Telenor through international ... Read more...

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Smaller operators add customers despite Supreme Court’s order


March 22nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India's GSM mobile phone base grew with an addition of 8.77 million connections in February 2011 to have total of 656.86 million users with smaller ... Read more...

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Etisalat advises subscribers to ‘port out’


March 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 telecom licenses, Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Friday advised its customers to shift to other telecom operators via mobile ... Read more...

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32.79 mn subscribers opt for mobile number portability


March 6th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 32.79 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 3.39 million ... Read more...

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Uninor leads India to 903.73 mn mobile subscribers


March 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The number of mobile phone subscribers in India rose to 903.73 million in January with Uninor alone signing 2.49 million new subscribers, official ... Read more...

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Vodafone India revamps top management, appoints Sunil Sood COO


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) In a revamp exercise of its top management, telecom service provider Vodafone India has appointed Sunil Sood as its new chief operating officer (COO) and ... Read more...

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Affected telecom firms file review pleas in Supreme Court (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Three telecom service providers -- Uninor, SSTL and Videocon -- affected by the Supreme Court's order scrapping their 2G licenses, Friday filed separate petitions ... Read more...

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Company Law Board suggests mediation to Telenor, Unitech


March 1st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Company Law Board (CLB) Thursday returned the petitions filed by Norway-based Telenor and India's Unitech, citing technical errors, and asked the firms to resolve ... Read more...

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Videocon to seek review of order cancelling licences


February 29th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Telecom service provider Videocon Wednesday said it would move the Supreme Court for a review of the judgment cancelling its 21 licences issued in 2008 ... Read more...

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India adds 8.44 mn GSM subscribers in January


February 24th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 1.32 percent in January with addition of 8.44 million mobile phone users, of whom Uninor alone signed up over ... Read more...

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TDSAT notice to Etisalat on RComm’s Rs.1,200 crore dues


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The telecom disputes tribunal Thursday served notice to Etisalat DB asking it to reply in two weeks to a Reliance Infratel plea seeking to recover ... Read more...

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Etisalat to shut down India operation


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Telecom service provider Etisalat DB Wednesday said it will shut down its services in India following the Supreme Court ordering cancelling of 122 spectrum licences, ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular seeks clarification on licence cancellation


February 21st, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular, whose nine licences stand cancelled following an apex court verdict earlier this month, Tuesday said it has filed an application ... Read more...

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