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Telenor plans Rs.2,000 crore investment in India


April 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Norwegian Telenor Group, which is looking for a new partner to continue its telecom services in India, plans to invest up to Rs.2,000 crore more even ... Read more...

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Telenor moves company law board to protect India investment


February 27th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Oslo-based Telenor Group has moved the company law board to secure its investments in India following the Supreme Court order to cancel all the 22 ... Read more...

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Telenor to form new company for India operations


February 21st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Norway-based Telenor Group Tuesday said it intends to form a new company through which it would carry on its mobile business in India and participate ... Read more...

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Airtel launches online campaign with 20 new videos


January 4th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Following the success of its 'Har friend zaroori hai, yaar' (HFZ) brand campaign, leading telecom player Bharti Airtel Wednesday said it is launching ... Read more...

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SSTL launches mobile broadband services in Andhra


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL) Wednesday launched its high-speed mobile broadband service MBlaze in Andhra Pradesh.SSTL's chief sales officer Atul Joshi said the broadband service was ... Read more...

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Glitch forces ISRO to shut educational channel, students suffer


February 24th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO has suspended the telecast of popular educational programmes in many states due to an unidentified glitch in its ground equipment, says a senior ... Read more...

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India has 706 million mobile connections: TRAI


December 27th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) India's mobile phone market added 18.98 million new subscribers to its network in October, taking the total number of connections to 706.69 million, official data has showed.According ... Read more...

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Synergy to build Huawei R&D facility in Bangalore


December 14th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 14 (IANS) Project management firm Synergy Property Development Services Tuesday announced that it had won a Rs.500-crore project to build the research and development (R&D) facility of China's global telecom ... Read more...

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Tata Docomo rolls out 3G-service in India’s tech hub


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 3 (IANS) Tata Docomo Wednesday became the first private telecom player to launch the third-generation (3G) service in this tech hub, with a phased rollout in nine circles across the ... Read more...

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Bharti is world’s 5th largest telecom firm after Africa deal (Roundup)


June 8th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India's top telecom player Bharti Airtel Tuesday said it has successfully concluded a $10.7-billion deal to acquire the African assets of Kuwait's Zain, making it the world's ... Read more...

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Africa deal makes Bharti world’s 5th largest telecom firm


June 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8(IANS) India's top telecom player Bharti Airtel Tuesday said it has successfully concluded its $10.7-billion deal to acquire the African assets of Kuwait's Zain, making it the world's fifth ... Read more...

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Africa is destination next for India Inc (Comment)


March 28th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran The move by India's top telecom player Bharti Airtel to acquire the African assets of Kuwait's Zain marks the biggest foray of a domestic company into the continent. The landmark ... Read more...

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Eight foreign investment proposals cleared


September 3rd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government Thursday approved eight foreign investment proposals amounting to Rs.1.31 crore, while deferring decision on seven others and rejecting another. Among the approved proposals, only two have ... Read more...

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Aircel to sponsor Chennai Open


August 4th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Aircel, the leading telecom player in Tamil Nadu, has come to the rescue of ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament by signing a two-year sponsorship deal with the ... Read more...

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Tata Indicom adopts white tiger, panther


May 6th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 6 (IANS) Private telecom player Tata Indicom has adopted a white tiger and a panther at the Van Vihar National Park here under the park's 'Adopt an Animal Scheme', ... Read more...

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Airtel most congested network, says regulator


March 30th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Leading telecom player Bharti Airtel emerged as the most congested mobile network in the GSM space in October-December 2008 with competitor Vodafone close behind, the telecom regulator ... Read more...

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Shyam Telelink becomes Sistema Shyam TeleServices


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Shyam Telelink Ltd, a joint venture between Russian telecom giant Sistema and India's Shyam Group, Friday announced the change of its name to Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTS). ... Read more...

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Airtel launches IPTV services in Delhi


January 19th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The country's leading telecom player Bharti Airtel Monday launched a service that allows subscribers to watch television programmes using the company's Internet broadband facility in Delhi and ... Read more...

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Japan’s DoCoMo to acquire 26 percent in Tata Teleservices (Lead)


November 12th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Leading Japanese mobile telecom operator NTT DoCoMo will pick up a 26-percent stake in Tata Teleservices for $2.7 billion (Rs.13,070 crore or Rs.130.7 billion), it was announced ... Read more...

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Amid volatility, Indian shares end tad higher (Round-up)


October 29th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) After a volatile session due to weak global cues, a key Indian stock market index closed a tad higher Wednesday, even though it had logged one of its ... Read more...

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Bihar most congested telecom circle, says TRAI


August 25th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Bihar has emerged as the most congested telecom circle, the industry watchdog said here Monday.It also said Bharti Airtel is the service provider with the highest ... Read more...

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Idea mobile services launched in Mumbai


August 20th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Aditya Birla group-promoted Idea Cellular Wednesday launched its mobile service operation here."Mumbai is the commercial capital of India. From today, we will set the mobile telephony standards ... Read more...

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RCom, MTN extend exclusive negotiation period (Second lead)


July 9th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Communication (RCom) and South African telecom major MTN Wednesday said the period of exclusive talks for a possible merger has been extended till July ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications to enter into agreement with MTN


May 26th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) After Bharti, Anil Ambani group company Reliance Communications Monday said that it is entering entering into exclusive negotiations with South Africa's telecom major MTN to discuss potential combination ... Read more...

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Providence to invest $640 mn in Aditya Birla Telecom


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:00 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) One of the leading private GSM telecom operators, Idea Cellular Ltd, said Thursday that private firm Providence Equity will invest $640 million in its wholly-owned subsidiary - Aditya ... Read more...

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India on Bahrain telecom operator’s radar


May 13th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 13 (IANS) India figures prominently in Bahrain telecom operator Batelco's overseas expansion plans. Stating that the Middle East does not hold much scope for the company, Batelco chief executive Peter ... Read more...

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Google Mulls Bid for Wireless Spectrum


November 20th, 2007 - 1:25 am ICT by admin
Google is getting ready to bid alone on wireless spectrum being auctioned in January, according to news reports that come on the heels of the search giant's recent launch of an open-source ... Read more...

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