Mobile Phone Services

  • Telenor India unit to shut Mumbai operations February 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Telenor's India unit said on Saturday it would close down its mobile phone services in Mumbai zone immediately after a court ordered that carriers whose permits were revoked and did not win fresh rights to airwaves must stop services. Telenor's permits in 22 zones were among those ordered to...
  • Pak: Mobile services suspended in 60 towns, cities January 25, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday suspended mobile phone services in nearly 60 towns and cities across the country as part of security measures aimed at preventing terror attacks during Eid-e-Miladun Nabi. Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Karachi, Hyderabad, Peshawar and Quetta were among the 59 towns and cities where the Pakistan Telecommunication...
  • Pakistan to allow mobile phone services with India November 9, 2012

    Islamabad: Authorities have agreed to allow mobile phone services between Pakistan and India though certain issues remain to be settled, a Pakistani parliamentary panel has been informed by officials. The Standing Committee on Commerce of the National Assembly or lower house of Parliament was told by officials of the Ministry...
  • TRAI issues guildelines to stop spam calls, SMSes September 27, 2011

    New Delhi: No more telemarketing calls or text messages, if you don't want it. India's telecom regulator has issued guidelines to mobile operators to STOP all unwanted calls and messages. "Obviously it is irritation for all of us at 90 per cent of the time - 10 per cent of the...
  • Festival days don't fall under TRAI's SMS limit September 27, 2011

    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has issued guidelines to telecom regulators to stop all telemarketing calls and messages from this week. ...
  • No spam calls, SMSes; TRAI announces exceptions September 27, 2011

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday exempted various service providers, including the dealers of telecom operators, e-ticketing agencies and social networking sites, from the new limit of 100 SMSes per day per SIM, which was imposed to block pesky calls and messages. On September 5, after...