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Why India is unable to get its act together on 5G

New Delhi, May 18 -- In June 2019, soon after he took charge as telecom minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government intended to start trials on fifth generation, or 5G, wireless networks wi... Read More


Vodafone Idea launches covid-relief plan for low-income customers

New Delhi, May 18 -- Vodafone Idea Ltd on Tuesday launched a one-time offer for its 60 million low-income subscribers to help them stay connected during the covid-19 pandemic, the company said in a st... Read More


Jio, Airtel must hike tariff to sustain revenue growth

New Delhi, May 18 -- Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and Bharti Airtel Ltd, which reported strong revenues for the March quarter with substantial customer additions, must hike tariff for wireless services t... Read More


Covid-19 may delay India's 5G rollout, says Airtel CEO

New Delhi, May 18 -- The roll-out of fifth generation, or 5G, wireless service in India could be delayed by a few months because of the covid-19 pandemic, said Gopal Vittal, managing director and chie... Read More


Airtel reports Q4 net profit of Rs.759 crore

new delhi, May 18 -- Bharti Airtel Ltd on Monday reported a March quarter profit of Rs.759 crore from a loss of Rs.5,237 crore a year ago, as it clocked higher revenues and one-time gains. Consolidat... Read More


Airtel swings to profit in March quarter

new delhi, May 18 -- Bharti Airtel Ltd on Monday reported a March quarter profit of Rs.759 crore from a loss of Rs.5,237 crore a year ago, as it clocked higher revenues and one-time gains. Consolidat... Read More


Reliance Jio undersea cable system to be ready starting mid-2023

New Delhi, May 17 -- Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd is deploying two undersea cable systems with global partners and supplier SubCom to support the data demand in India, the company said in a statement. I... Read More


Bharti Airtel Q4 net profit at Rs.759 crore; Arpu falls to Rs.145 quarter-on-quarter

New Delhi, May 17 -- Bharti Airtel Ltd on Monday reported a net profit of Rs.759 crore for the March quarter versus a loss of Rs.5,237 crore in the year-ago period, the company said in a stock exchang... Read More


Airtel Africa FY21 net profit flat at $415 million

New Delhi, May 12 -- Bharti Airtel Ltd's Africa unit on Wednesday reported a net profit of $415 million for the financial year ended March, compared to $408 million a year ago, the company said in a s... Read More


Vodafone Idea adds subscribers in February, first time since October 2019

New Delhi, May 11 -- For the first time since October 2019, Vodafone Idea Ltd added wireless customers to its network. According to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) data, Vodafone Idea gai... Read More