Here are the 6 key takeaways from the proposed BSNL-MTNL merger

Payal Ganguly & Prajeet Nair

The union cabinet has approved the revival package for the ailing public sector telecom companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) ....

24 October, 2019

Vodafone Idea extends partnership with TCS to enhance customer experience

Prajeet Nair

Mumbai-based IT services major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has extended its decade-long partnership with Vodafone Idea for ....

18 October, 2019

Subex to manage VIVA Kuwait services for three more years

Supriya Roy

Bengaluru-based telecom analytics firm Subex has won an extension of three years on a managed services contract from Kuwaiti telecom ....

26 September, 2019

MobiKwik partners Singapore’s DT One to offer mobile recharge in over 150 countries

Om Athavale

Gurugram-based One MobiKwik Systems Pvt. Ltd, which operates payments platform MobiKwik, on Tuesday said that it has partnered ....

18 June, 2019

Vodafone Idea inks deal with HPE to enhance support for its network operations

Vignesh Ananthraj

Telecom operator Vodafone Idea Ltd has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to use the latter’s next-generation ....

14 May, 2019

InMobi floats new biz unit to offer cloud-based solutions for telcos

Anand J

Mobile advertisement platform InMobi has launched a cloud-based solution to help telecom companies boost the privacy, security ....

26 February, 2019

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

In-flight calls, WiFi a step closer to reality as govt notifies rules

Payal Ganguly

The central government’s Department of Telecommunications has notified a set of of rules for enabling in-flight connectivity ....

17 December, 2018

Jio to implement AI across network for speech-to-text, other real-time applications

Shweta Sharma

Reliance Jio Infocomm aims to roll out artificial intelligence (AI) solutions such as speech-to-text, supporting differing accents ....

12 July, 2018

Reliance Jio, Samsung join hands to set up cellular IoT network in India

Anirban Ghoshal

Reliance Jio, the telecom arm of Reliance Industries, has joined hands with South Korean electronics giant Samsung to deploy a ....

27 February, 2018

How AI can fuel the Indian digital economy

Charlie Lee

With China, the US and South Korea making tremendous advances in artificial intelligence research, it was time India had a strong ....

26 February, 2018

What is all the noise about Reliance Jio?

Aman Malik

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s latest offering Jio has created a stir in the market given its promise of free voice calls and ....

9 September, 2016

Telecoms' Texting Nemesis WhatsApp Says It Poses No Threat


US-based software startup WhatsApp, the fast-growing mobile messaging service, denies it's a threat to telephone carriers and ....

4 April, 2012

Drop In Texting Heralds Industry Shift

Daniel Thomas

A steep drop in festive Christmas and New Year text messaging this year was the latest sign of the decline in such traditional ....

16 January, 2012

Telecom Commission Okays M&A Rules


The Telecom Commission has not ruled out levying a one-time fee on operators holding spectrum beyond 6.2 mega hertz and favours ....

27 December, 2011

Telstra India JV Gets Internet, Long-distance Telecoms Licences


Top Australian phone company Telstra Corp's Indian joint venture has received three new licences in India for Internet and national ....

1 November, 2011

New Telecoms Rules To Be Unveiled On Monday


India will unveil a much-awaited new telecoms policy on Monday, which is expected to include revised rules on grant and pricing ....

7 October, 2011

Nokia Siemens Networks Promotes Sandeep Girotra To Head, India Biz

Bhawna Gupta

Telecom infrastructure provider Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has appointed Sandeep Girotra to lead its Indian business unit. Girotra ....

6 September, 2011

IIT Bombay Develops 'Mobile Social Networking Platform'

Bhawna Gupta

Engineering institute IIT Bombay in association with telecom firm Tata Teleservices has developed a new mobile social networking ....

1 September, 2011

Nokia, Siemens Fail To Secure Investors: WSJ


Nokia Corp and Siemens AG failed to secure a deal for investors for a controlling stake in their unprofitable joint venture, The ....

27 June, 2011

Government Fails To Spend Over Rs 20,000 Crore For Rural Telecom Roll Out

Team TC

This is a curious case of inefficiency. The government had introduced a 5% levy on telecom operators for the Universal Service ....

19 March, 2011