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Huawei part of DoT groups to prep India's 5G roadmap

New Delhi, Dec. 2 -- After restricting Chinese investments in India and banning over 200 mobile apps, the government has now included Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei in working groups for the... Read More


Vi draws first blood in tariff battle, hikes prices on 2 plans

New Delhi, Dec. 2 -- Vodafone Idea Ltd (Vi) on Tuesday raised prices of two Red Family postpaid plans costing Rs.598 and Rs.749 by Rs.50 each, becoming the first of India's three private telcos to rai... Read More


Vi may lose up to 70 million subscribers in next one year, says Fitch

NEW DELHI, Dec. 1 -- Vodafone Idea Ltd (Vi) could lose 50-70 million subscribers in the next one year, after shedding 155 million customers in the past nine quarters, Fitch Ratings said on Monday. Mea... Read More


Vi hikes tariff of two postpaid plans by Rs.50

NEW DELHI, Dec. 1 -- Vodafone Idea Ltd has raised prices of two Red Family postpaid plans -- Rs.598 and Rs.749 -- by Rs.50 with immediate effect, implementing the first round of the much-anticipated t... Read More


DoT includes Huawei members in working groups for 5G roll out

New Delhi, Dec. 1 -- The department of telecommunications (DoT) has constituted working groups that will explore the implementation of 5G technology in eight different sectors such as agriculture, fin... Read More


India to have 350 million 5G subscriptions by 2026, says report

New Delhi, Nov. 30 -- India is estimated to have 350 million 5G subscriptions by 2026, accounting for 27% of the total mobile connections in the country, according to Ericsson Mobility Report of Novem... Read More


India to have over 350 million 5G subscriptions by 2026, says report

New Delhi, Nov. 30 -- India will have more than 350 million 5G subscriptions by 2026, accounting for 27% of the total mobile connections in the country, according to Ericsson Mobility Report of Novemb... Read More


Vodafone Idea partners edtech, healthcare firms to generate revenue

New Delhi, Nov. 27 -- Vodafone Idea has partnered edtech firms upGrad, Udemy and Pedagogya, and signed up wellness companies such as Mfine, Cure.fit and 1mg as the cash-strapped company looks at new r... Read More


Airtel CEO calls for affordable spectrum to build digital India

NEW DELHI, Nov. 26 -- Affordable spectrum will help telecom operators invest in building networks, crucial for India's digital infrastructure, said Bharti Airtel Ltd chief executive Gopal Vittal on Th... Read More


All telcos lost subscribers in 2019 except Reliance Jio, BSNL

New Delhi, Nov. 25 -- Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) were the only telecom operators to have registered a year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in subscriber base in 2019, said Te... Read More