Telecom Operators

Reliance Industries’ data service venture Reliance Jio Infocomm has signed yet another tower sharing agreement for its (forever) upcoming 4G services. This time with Global Group’s telecom tower firm GTL Infrastructure Limited. ... Continue_Reading
The Indian government’s Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) had approved Telenor’s proposal to increase its stake in Uninor to 100% from the existing 74% stake. The telco had received an approval for a foreign direct investment ... Continue_Reading
SMS’s have gone out from Airtel to some subscribers, informing them that “As per instruction from DOT, airtel needs to publish telephone directory of its subcribers on its website. If ... Continue_Reading
On 7th July 2014, India’s Department of Telecom sent a letter to the telecom regulator TRAI, seeking its recommendations for “delinking licenses for networks from the delivery of services by ... Continue_Reading
Yesterday, telecom operator Bharti Airtel, which once laid claim to being the largest music company in India, pulled the covers off Wynk, a rather impressive, Internet based music streaming service, ... Continue_Reading
Another month and Reliance Industries’ data service venture Reliance Jio Infocomm has signed another tower sharing agreement. This time with the state-run telco BSNL to lease around 4,000 mobile towers, reports PTI. ... Continue_Reading

Reliance Jio joins COAI as Core Member

Reliance Jio Infocomm has joined the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) as a core member of the GSM industry body. With the new addition the number of Core members ... Continue_Reading
This is a part of our ongoing coverage from presentations and comments made at the TRAI seminar on regulation of Internet services, held on the 5th of August 2014 in ... Continue_Reading
Our notes from the TRAI seminar on the regulatory environment around OTT’s, essentially, regulation of Internet services on Mobile. For context, read this and this. Please pardon the typos. Some parts of the talk ... Continue_Reading
By Shyam Prasad S, Bangalore Mirror Bureau Have a smartphone? Run for cover. Bizarre as this might sound, the cops are going to come after you if you so much ... Continue_Reading
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is organizing a seminar on regulatory framework for online services next week, in Delhi. According to a notice on TRAI’s website, “The seminar will have ... Continue_Reading
Idea Cellular MD Himanshu Kapania said on the company’s Q1-FY15 earnings conference call that OTT apps like Viber have had some impact on their International calling business, but on regular ... Continue_Reading