Service Providers

  • Can't block pornographic sites on our own: ISPs tell SC 27-01-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: Internet Service Providers (ISPs) on Monday told the Supreme Court that it is practically and technically impossible for them to block pornographic sites without orders from court and government and they cannot be made liable for the objectionable contents of the sites. In its reply to a PIL...
  • TRAI recommends full number portability within 6 months 25-09-2013 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI recommended that MNP be fully implemented across the country within six months to allow subscribers to retain their numbers even when they shift from one service area to another. Presently, Mobile Number Portability is available only within the subscribers' service area. When MNP is implemented...
  • Vodafone, Idea, Airtel launch plans for free incoming calls on national roaming 04-07-2013 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: Leading telecom operators Vodafone, Idea and Airtel have launched new offers enabling users to enjoy free roaming services while travelling to any part of the country. Vodafone's special tariff voucher for its pre-paid subscribers offers free incoming calls on national roaming at Rs 5 a day. The outgoing...
  • TRAI may get power to penalise service providers under new bill 30-06-2013 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: The government has mooted a proposal for giving powers to telecom and broadcasting sectors regulator TRAI to penalise service providers for failing to comply with rules and regulations. The Telecom Ministry in an ongoing inter-ministerial consultation has said that "jurisdiction to impose penalties through a transparent process for...
  • Wipro results temper IT sector euphoria 19-01-2013 02:58 PM

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  • Last Internet provider in Egypt goes dark 01-02-2011 12:24 PM

    Seattle: The last of Egypt's main Internet service providers, the Noor Group, has gone dark. The Noor Group had remained online even after Egypt's four main Internet providers - Link Egypt, Vodafone/Raya, Telecom Egypt, Etisalat Misr - abruptly stopped shuttling Internet traffic into and out of the country Friday morning....
  • Subscribers happy post-MNP launch 20-01-2011 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: The customers are a happy lot post the nation-wide launch of mobile number portability (MNP) on Thursday -- a scheme that allows subscribers to switch operators without changing their existing number. "I am happy that the scheme is finally here. I have been using Idea for the past...
  • Vodafone top official commits suicide 23-10-2010 12:11 PM

    Mumbai: The Vice President of mobile service provider Vodafone on Friday allegedly committed suicide at his residence in suburban Santacruz, police said. Chandramouli Iyer (47), Vice President of Vodafone was found hanging from the ceiling at his residence in Trimurti Society building in Santacruz, Senior Police Inspector Madhukar Choudhari at...