TELECOM INDUSTRY

  • Prepaid electricity meters can help people manage consumption May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Installing prepaid electricity meters in India will have a similar "transformative" effect that was seen in the telecom sector with prepaid services, as people would be able to manage their consumption better, a Sri Lankan think tank LIRNEasia on Tuesday said. Discussing findings of survey on access to electricity...
  • India is discriminating against US telecom manufacturers: TIA June 28, 2013

    Washington: Expressing deep concerns over India's policy of preferring domestically manufactured information and communication technology (ICT) goods, the apex body of US telecom industry has told lawmakers that this will have negative impact on exports and economic competitiveness. "We are deeply concerned over India's Preferential Market Access (PMA)...
  • Trai's exit policy to come with 2G auction report February 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai will soon give its recommendations on the exit policy a move that will pave the way for operators to surrender licences along with its report on fresh auction of 2G spectrum within two months. "Whatever is connected with the licence conditions, it would be...
  • TRAI to initiate process on exit policy for telcos December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: In a respite to new telecom service providers, who are operating in the highly competitive market dominated by incumbent GSM players, sectoral regulator TRAI on Thursday said it will come out with a paper seeking views on exit policy for such players. "I expect to issue preconsultation paper on...
  • Forbes India: 50paiseaminute calling November 9, 2009

    With telecom companies coming out with new calling plans every other day, Vodafone and Reliances 50paiseaminute scheme for both local and STD calls might have been shrugged off by many as just another scheme. But the move is likely to prove to be a game changer for the telecom industry....
  • CBI raids his Ministry; Raja fights to keep his job October 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The alleged irregularity in allotting wireless radio spectrum to telecommunication firms, which is said to have caused a Rs 22,000crore loss to the public exchequer, has led Opposition parties to demand the resignation of Communications Minister A Raja. The BJP has demanded that Raja be sacked after the Central...