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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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Over 20,300 cases of SIM cloning reported so far: Deora


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Over 20,300 cases of cloning SIM cards have been reported till now, with Delhi registering the maximum violations, Minister of State for Communications and IT ... Read more...

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Post office bank proposal awaits RBI nod


July 9th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) The government is awaiting the Reserve Bank of India's nod on a proposal to spin off the savings account operations of post offices into a bank, ... 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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Reputed websites under hacker threat: CERT-In


May 27th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Websites of reputed government and private organisations are under threat from hackers, the Computer Emergency Response Team India (CERT-In) has said, warning users to be ... 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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Private telcos owe BSNL Rs.550.88 crore


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Private telecom players such as Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone owe state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Rs.550.88 crore as inter-connect usage charges (IUC), ... Read more...

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BSNL borrowed Rs.1,320.47 crore for capital expenditure


April 25th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) borrowed Rs.1,320.47 crore ($25 million) from the market for capital expenditure in 2010-11, Minister of State for Communications and ... 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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BSNL launces six internet data centres for cloud services


April 16th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Monday launched its internet data centres (IDCs) in six cities to offer managed hosting and cloud services in collaboration ... Read more...

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112 government websites hacked in three months: Pilot


March 15th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A total of 112 government websites, including that of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), were hacked in just three months, parliament was informed Wednesday."During the ... 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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Shutdown hits commercial life in Himachal (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 28 (IANS) Banks and commercial establishments were closed in almost all towns of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday and trade unions of central government employees also joined the nationwide strike ... Read more...

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Banks, insurance companies shut in Himachal


February 28th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 28 (IANS) Banks and commercial establishments were closed in parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday after trade unions of central government employees joined the nationwide strike to protest violation ... 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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India’s mobile subscriber base reaches 893.84 mn


January 30th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The number of mobile phone subscribers in India rose to 893.84 million in December with Idea Cellular alone signing 2.39 million new subscribers, official data ... Read more...

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Tata Teleservices loses 4.4 mn subscribers in November


January 9th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Tata Teleservices lost 4.4 million subscribers in November, official data showed Monday even as the total number of mobile phone subscribers in India rose to ... Read more...

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Maoists torch Odisha mobile phone towers’ equipment


December 17th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 17 (IANS) In separate incidents, the Maoists Saturday set ablaze equipment of as many as five mobile phone towers in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said.A group of rebels ... Read more...

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BSNL to lease infrastructure, data services to improve business


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) plans to lease spare capacity of its 60,000 towers across the country to private players and push on its ... Read more...

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BSNL submits proposal on voluntary retirement to DoT


November 30th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has submitted a proposal of voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) to the Department of Telecom (DoT) for employees who have ... Read more...

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Uninor on top as India’s GSM base grows 1.15 percent


November 21st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India's GSM mobile subscribers base grew 1.15 percent in October with an addition of over 7.12 million subscribers. The share new telecom operator Uninor alone ... Read more...

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BSNL launches Bharat Berry push e-mail service


November 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Monday tied up with Bharat Berry Technologies to provide push e-mail services to all its mobile subscribers of all ... Read more...

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Sun TV shares slide on telecom tangle


October 10th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) Sun TV Network's stock prices fell Monday morning as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the residences and offices of its promoter Kalanithi Maran and ... 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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CBI case likely over 323 phones at Maran’s house


September 26th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to file a preliminary enquiry against unknown people for installing hundreds of telephone lines at DMK leader ... Read more...

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BSNL’s disconnection threat illegal and coercive: Private operators


September 13th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Private telecom operators Tuesday slammed the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) saying that the operator has been trying to charge an unfair amount as ... Read more...

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No outstanding dues to BSNL: Telcos


September 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's (BSNL) decision to initiate action against private telecom operators for failing to pay carrier charges is wrong as there are ... Read more...

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BSNL not involved in 2G scam: Minister


September 7th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is not involved in the 2G scam, Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind Deora said Wednesday.BSNL had, ... Read more...

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Over 37,000 villages have no mobile phones


September 4th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 37,000 villages in the country have not got mobile phone connectivity till March 2011, according to data from the telecom department.Minister of State ... Read more...

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Chandy opens 24/7 call centre at his office


September 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 1 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday opened a round-the-clock call centre at his office. As many as 2,300 people called the toll-free numbers within just an ... Read more...

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Airtel pays Rs.1,177.5 crore licence, spectrum charges


August 24th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel became one of the largest contributor in terms of revenue through licence fees and spectrum usage charge to the government by ... Read more...

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BSNL, MTNL lost subscribers post mobile number portability


August 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) State-owned telecom operators Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) have lost over 5,84,261 and 55,605 customers respectively as on June ... Read more...

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India adds 8.58 million GSM subscribers in June


July 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 1.45 percent in June with the addition of 8.58 million mobile phone users, of whom Bharti Airtel alone signed ... Read more...

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Airtel, Vodafone added 2.45 mn subscribers each in May


June 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Telecom giants Bharti Airtel and Vodafone added 2.45 million subscribers each in May, industry data showed. The month saw a net addition of 9.53 million ... Read more...

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BSNL to be turned around in six months: Sibal


May 27th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday said that the government is committed to the betterment of the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and will turn ... Read more...

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