Jio, Paytm support lawful interception of messages on OTT platforms

Payal Ganguly

Telecom company Reliance Jio and Alibaba-backed digital wallet firm Paytm are in favour of lawful interception of messages sent ....

10 January, 2019

Telecom regulator mulls framework for WhatsApp, other OTT services

Payal Ganguly

The country’s telecom regulator has issued a consultation paper to explore a regulatory framework for over-the-top (OTT) ....

13 November, 2018

GSM telecom subscriber base hit 716M in May; addition slows to six-month low


Total subscriber base of seven GSM telecom operator, including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea reached 716.24 million at the end of May, ....

16 June, 2015

GSM Subscription Rate Up In Sept After Shrinking For 6-Months; 2.5M Users Switch Operators In August

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde & Shrija Agrawal

Since the nationwide launch of mobile number portability (MNP) in January this year, around 18 million mobile subscribers have ....

21 October, 2011

India Connects 8.58M GSM Subscribers In June

Anil Das

The Indian telecom sector has added 8.58 million new GSM connections during June taking the all-India GSM cellular subscriber ....

19 July, 2011

Government To Complete M-governance App By December 2011

dev khare & Anand Rai & Shrija Agrawal

The technology platform, developed by the government to provide citizen services on mobile phones, is scheduled to be complete ....

14 July, 2011

India Logged 590.1M GSM Mobile Connections In May: COAI

Preethi J

Indian GSM operators continued to suffer a drop in monthly additions. Overall, operators added 9.53 million connections in May, ....

20 June, 2011

GSM Additions Fell In April To 11.1M Connections: COAI

Preethi J

The month of April recorded a fall in the additions of mobile connections in India with GSM operators adding only 11.1 million ....

19 May, 2011

India Adds 14.5M GSM Connections In March

Rajeev Mantri & Ian Wylie

The total number of GSM connections in India grew by 2.61 per cent in March with an addition of 14.5 million by all the GSM telecom ....

18 April, 2011

India Has 555M GSM Mobile Users

Preethi J

The total number of GSM subscribers is at 555 million, up from 540.37 million in January, according to the Cellular Operators ....

18 March, 2011