Telecom articles

RJio thanks TRAI chief

While incumbent operators sought an urgent intervention by the Telecom Ministry on telecom regulator TRAI’s recent decision to slash charges for cross-network calls, Reliance Jio which has gained from the move, thanked TRAI chairman R.S. Sharma at the India Mobile Congress in the capital.

Telcos to invest ₹ 50-60,000 crore this year

India’s largest telecom player Bharti Airtel is investing ₹18,000 crore to ₹20,000 crore this year in building hard infrastructure and the industry as a whole is likely to invest anywhere between Rs 50,000 crore to Rs 60,000 crore in 2017-18, Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal said on Wednesday.