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Indian mobile handsets market grows 10 percent in 2011


March 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Indian mobile handsets market grew 10 percent in 2011 with the sale of 183 million devices, including 18 million 3G mobile phones and around ... Read more...

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Fresh 2G auction: Consumer may be spared large hike


February 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian mobile consumer could be spared a large tariff hike due to the mandated auction of 2G telecom spectrum. Industry analysts don't foresee ... Read more...

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Networks hope to acquire more users, spectrum


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court cancelled 122 telecom licenses, most of the old telecom networks were cautiously optimistic Friday about garnering more users ... Read more...

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Telecom judgement paves way for policy clarity: Experts


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court's far-reaching judgment cancelling 122 telecom licences issued in 2008, experts said Friday the larger implications of this will finally ... Read more...

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Ruling ends spectrum row for once and all: Experts


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 licences given out in 2008 settles the spectrum row for once and all, although it brings bad news ... Read more...

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MNP likely to see more takers following SC ruling


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A mass switchover by mobile users is likely in the telecom sector as customers would now plan to port in to different networks following the ... 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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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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TRAI move to simplify call tariffs will increase mobile usage


October 17th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sahay New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The telecom regulator's attempt to bring in tariff reforms will lead to a rise in the number of mobile users in the country, say telecom ... Read more...

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38.63 m mobile phones shipped to India in Q2


September 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 28 (IANS) The shipments of mobile handsets in India grew by 6.3 percent quarter on quarter to touch an all-time high of 38.63 million units in a single quarter, ... Read more...

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BlackBerry sales drop in India as consumers turn wary


August 26th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sahay New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Sales of BlackBerry devices have dropped in India following uncertainty over whether the government would allow access to the smartphone's encrypted email and messaging ... Read more...

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Bharti redials for strategic ties with South Africa’s MTN (Roundup)


May 25th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel and South African telecom giant MTN have resumed negotiations that had collapsed last year to buy stakes in each other's company in a ... Read more...

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