Tag: Telcos

DoT, Meity to hold meeting of smartphone firms and telcos to resolve 5G issues

NEW DELHI: Top officials of the DoT and IT ministry have called a joint meeting of smartphone companies, including Apple and Samsung, and telecom operators on issues related to provide smooth access to 5G services, a government official said on Tuesday. While over 100 million subscribers in India have 5G-ready phones, many devices, including Apple, […]

Telcos can get some airwaves for less than half the price paid earlier

NEW DELHI: Telecom operators can get spectrum in the 900 megahertz band, used for 4G services, in the upcoming auction for less than half the price paid for several circles in previous auctions, as per the base prices declared by the Department of Telecom. While most of the base prices are based on the recommendations […]

Vodafone Idea CEO says competition makes telcos’ revenue unsustainable

NEW DELHI: The largest telco by subscribers Vodafone Idea said the market is “unsustainable” due to aggressive competition and warned that it’s detrimental to government’s flagship initiatives like Digital India. In his first interaction after the merger of the two companies, chief executive Balesh Sharma said Thursday here that all the three operators are burning […]

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