Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel addressing the alumni meet at Nagarjuna Post-Graduate Science College, in Raipur on Sunday indicating former chief secretary Vivek Dhand sitting beside him, said, “earlier he used to interact through WhatsApp call and feared to talk through mobile phone.” “It should not have happened, now in Chhattisgarh no phone tapping will be […]
Vodafone Idea is likely to mop up about Rs 20,000 crore from its proposed stake sale in mobile tower firm Indus Tower and monetisation of optical fibre assets, sources said. The country’s largest telecom operator plans to use the funds for lowering its debt, which stood at Rs 1,23,660 crore at the end of 2018. […]
A Delhi court Monday extended till March 8 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis scam cases filed by the CBI and the ED. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) told Special Judge O P Saini that Karti Chidambaram has been asked by the agency […]
Chief General Manager, Telecom, Jharkhand Circle KK Thakur today summarily rejected rumours that the biggest government owned Telecom Company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is going to be closed. On the contrary, Thakur said that the government is pondering on various schemes to bring out the company from losses. Addressing media persons here on Friday the […]
BSNL Chief General Manager, Odisha Circle Satyananda Naik on Thursday termed as “not true” the reports in the newspapers and TV that the BSNL is likely to be closed. “The BSNL being a Government-owned PSU, there is no proposal to close down the company. Moreover, the BSNL network is robust and has presence in all […]
India, with its stellar track record in building affordable and innovative technologies, would be keen to partner with nations looking for scalable and low-cost communications solutions, Commerce and Industry Minster Suresh Prabhu said Tuesday. Terming communications technology as “all pervasive”, the minister said that it had brought people on the same platform on a real […]
Bankrupt Reliance Communications on Monday said it will develop a 132-acre land parcel on the outskirts of the city as a fintech centre. The 132-acre land parcel called Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City (DAKC) in the satellite city of Navi Mumbai used to serve as a corporate nerve centre for the company, which filed for insolvency […]
Telecom operator Vodafone Idea on Wednesday reported a consolidated loss of Rs 5,005.7 crore for the third quarter of 2018-19 on account of high finance cost, network integration cost and mobile tower exit charges.
Telecom regulator Trai has served a showcause notice to Airtel over the blackout faced by some of its DTH customers during the switchover to the new tariff regime, sources said.
Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday downgraded the credit rating of telecom operator Bharti Airtel and the backed senior unsecured notes issued by the telco’s Africa arm on account of uncertainty around the company’s profitability, cash flow situations and debt levels. “Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has downgraded to Ba1 from Baa3 the senior unsecured rating for […]
The Department of Telecom will seek views of telecom regulator Trai on allocation of spectrum worth Rs 65,000 crore to Indian Railways without auction, a top official said on Tuesday.
Telecoms gear provider Nokia reported Thursday a rise in fourth-quarter earnings thanks to strong demand for new-generation mobile networks, the so-called 5G systems that have been the focus of a high-stakes dispute between the U.S. Government and Nokia rival Huawei.