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High court declines to hear fresh plea on 2G (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined to hear a new petition alleging violation of licence conditions in allocation of 2G spectrum by the communications ministry, ... Read more...

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BJP finds itself in 2G dock after CBI files case (Roundup)


November 19th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday found itself in a bind over 2G spectrum allocation to private firms during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ... Read more...

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2G: Raids at Airtel, Vodafone offices after CBI files new case (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday conducted raids in Delhi and Mumbai at offices of three private cellular companies and the houses of ... Read more...

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Court notice to Vodafone


November 17th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to telecom major Vodafone over its failure to restore services of international SIM card provider Matrix Cellular's cell ... Read more...

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Mergers and acquisitions drop 41.5 percent in 9 months


October 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Mergers and acquisitions (M&A;) in India have slumped by 41.5 percent to $26.8 billion during the first nine months of 2011 as rising interest ... Read more...

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Few telecom firms giving 3G services illegally: Petition


September 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a reply from the central government on a petition alleging that some telecom operators gained a back-door entry into ... Read more...

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India adds 5.34 mn GSM subscribers in August


September 20th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India's GSM mobile subscribers base grew 0.88 percent in August with the addition of over 5.34 million subscribers. Out of this, Idea Cellular alone signed ... 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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Legal opinion sought on cancelling 83 new telecom licences


August 14th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The government is seeking legal opinion to cancel as many as 83 telecom licences for the failure of service providers to roll out their networks ... Read more...

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Pirmal Healthcare scrip up 1.62 percent day after Vodafone deal


August 11th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A day after announcing that it would purchase 5.5 percent in telecom major Vodafone's Indian operations, the scrip of Ajay Piramal-promoted Piramal Healthcare was ruling 1.62 ... Read more...

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Vodafone for 20 percent carbon footprint cut by 2015


August 8th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Monday said it is planning to reduce its carbon footprint by 20 percent globally by 2015."Our target is to take it ... Read more...

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India adds 14.5 million GSM subscribers in March


April 15th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 2.61 percent in March with the addition of 14.5 million mobile phone users, of which Vodafone Essar alone signed ... Read more...

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Vodafone to buy out Essar’s stake in Indian subsidiary for $5 bn


March 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Britain-based Vodafone Group Thursday said it would buy out its Indian joint venture partner Essar Group's stake in India's leading telecom company Vodafone Essar Limited ... Read more...

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India adds 14.7 million GSM subscribers in February


March 17th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India's GSM subscriber base grew by 2.72 percent in February with the addition of 14.7 million mobile phone users, of which Vodafone Essar alone signed ... Read more...

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Vodafone launches mobile wi-fi device


March 14th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Essar Monday launched its mobile wi-fi device - Vodafone R201 - in India, which can be used by five users simultaneously ... Read more...

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Vodafone to stream cricket World Cup matches


February 10th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 10,(IANS) Telecom firm Vodafone Essar has bagged exclusive rights for the live streaming of the ESPN-Star Sports coverage of the 2011 World Cup which begins Feb 19, a statement said ... Read more...

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India’s mobile phone users grow to 729.57 million


January 25th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India added 22.88 million mobile phone subscribers in November, taking the total number of cellular users to 729.57 million till Nov 30, 2010, official data revealed Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Supreme Court slams Kapil Sibal on telecom audit remark (Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday slammed Communications Minister Kapil Sibal for his remark that the official auditor's report was "utterly erroneous" in assessing the loss on award of ... Read more...

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Government, 11 telecom firms get court notice on 2G spectrum (Roundup)


January 10th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the governments and 11 firms on a plea seeking cancellation of licences and award of spectrum for second generation (2G) ... Read more...

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Vodafone launches ad campaign on mobile number portability


January 10th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) With the pan-India launch of mobile number portability (MNP) scheduled for Jan 20, telecom service provider Vodafone Essar has launched its ad campaign 'Everybody's welcome' to draw ... Read more...

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Supreme Court issues notice to government, 11 firms in 2G saga (Second Lead)


January 10th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the union government and 11 firms on a plea seeking cancellation of airwaves and licenses issued for second generation (2G) ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notices to government, 11 firms in 2G saga (Lead)


January 10th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notices to the union government and 11 firms on a plea seeking cancellation of aiwaves issued for second generation (2G) telecom services ... Read more...

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Wipro wins contract from Vodafone Essar


December 7th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) India's infotech giant Wipro Tuesday said that it has won a three-year contract from telecom service provider Vodafone Essar to manage the firm's fixed lines services for its ... Read more...

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Vodafone plea in $2.6-bn Indian tax case dismissed (Lead)


September 27th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India's Supreme Court Monday denied relief to Britain-based telecom major Vodafone on its petition contesting a lower court verdict on a $2.6-billion capital gains tax claimed by ... Read more...

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India’s GSM subscriber base grows by 2.89 percent


September 15th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India's GSM mobile subscribers base grew 2.89 percent in August with the addition of over 13.51 subscribers, with Bharti Airtel alone signing over two million users to ... Read more...

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Clean Delhi drive concludes on Sep 11


September 9th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Over a thousand volunteers and school children will gather at Parliament Street on Sep 11 to support the "Clean Delhi-NCR Drive" campaign to spruce up the national ... Read more...

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Indian court dismisses Vodafone petition on $2.6 bn tax case


September 8th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) In a setback for global mobile telecom giant Vodafone, the Bombay High Court Wednesday set aside the company's petition challenging the tax liability of $2.6 billion towards capital ... Read more...

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Six arrested for duping telecom companies


July 16th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday arrested six people who allegedly duped telecom service providers including Vodafone, Airtel and Aircel of crores of rupees. "The accused - Mohammad Danish Saifi, ... Read more...

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Vodafone launches Rs.4 voucher scheme


July 12th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Cellular services provider Vodafone Essar Monday launched a voucher scheme for its pre-paid customers offering limited local and national calls for Rs.4. The voucher offers local or ... 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 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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BWA auction accruals at $ 8.51 bn


June 10th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.38,323.71 crore ($8.51 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction completes 110 rounds, accruals at $6.89 billion


June 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Wednesday reached Rs.31,038.33 crore ($6.89 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction fetches at $7.67 bn


June 8th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.34,553.7 crore ($7.67 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction earns $5.14 bn, pan-India licence $1.9 bn


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.23,169.75 crore ($5.14 billion) and the pan-India licence price was ... Read more...

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