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Bharti Airtel Sept Qtr net profit falls 38% to Rs 1,340.7 cr

Mumbai: Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced that its combined net earnings for the quarter concluding in September stood at Rs 1,340.7 crore, a decrease of 37.50 percent compared to Rs 2,145.2 crore in the same period the previous year.

TRAI and C-DoT sign MoU to establish mechanism of technical and institutional cooperation in telecom

New Delhi: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on Monday.

Airtel Business India’s first enterprise to connect over 20 million devices

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel its business-to-business (B2B) division has become the first ICT service provider in the country to connect over 20 million devices through its IoT solutions.

TRAI releases recommendations on ‘Licensing framework and regulatory mechanism for submarine cable landing in India’

New Delhi: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued recommendations on the licensing framework and regulatory mechanism for submarine cable landing in India.

TRAI directs telecom companies to use AI detect systems to act against spammers

New Delhi: TRAI has directed all telcos to deploy Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning based UCC_Detect system to detect, identify and act against senders of commercial communication, who are not registered in accordance with regulations.

With new revival package, Govt makes more efforts to pull BSNL out of trouble

New Delhi: The authorised capital of state-run telecom company BSNL has expanded from Rs. 1,50,000 crore to Rs. 2,10,000 crore after the government announced a revival package of Rs 89,047 crore this week.

Airtel enters new partnership with Bridgepointe Technologies under Global Channel Partners Programme

Kolkata/IBNS: Telecom major Bharti Airtel said it has entered a strategic partnership with Bridgepointe Technologies, a tech advisory firm that helps mid-market and enterprise companies bridge the gap between tech investments and business results.

Vi to convert Rs 16,100 cr debt into equity; govt to take 33 pc stake

Mumbai: The Centre has asked the cash-strapped telco Vodafone Idea (Vi) to convert all interest related to payments for spectrum and other dues into equity.

India: Next-gen cellular network 5G to be rolled out soon

New Delhi/IBNS: India has completed its 5G spectrum auction on Aug. 1 and will soon roll out 5G services in the South Asian nation, as per media reports.

5G auction: DoT issues demand notices asking all 4 bidders to pay by Aug 16

New Delhi: The telecommunication department has asked all the four participants of the 5G spectrum auction--Reliance Jio Infocomm, Bharti Airtel, Adani Data Networks, and Vodafone Idea-- to make payments by August 16.

31 companies approved under PLI Scheme for manufacturing of telecom and networking products

New Delhi: A total of 31 companies have been selected under the PLI Scheme for manufacturing of telecom and networking products in India, Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan said in a written reply to Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

India to overhaul age-old telecom policies to achieve digital dreams

New Delhi/IBNS: India plans to revamp its telecommunication sector, the key to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's digital ambitions, but the century-old policies and bitter legal disputes have hindered the government's attempts to develop the sector.

Vodafone Idea lost 5.7 million customers in Dec, J &K adds maximum wireless subscribers : TRAI Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Vodafone Idea lost 5.7 million customers in December, highest since March 2020, according to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (Trai) report.

Relief for Vodafone as Supreme Court orders government to pay Rs 833 cr in tax refund

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Income Tax department to pay Rs 833 crore, as tax return, to Vodafone Idea, against the arguments that the amount be deducted from the AGR (adjusted gross revenue) which the telecom company still owes to the government, a media report said.

Vodafone and Asus announce partnership, to launch ZenFone Max Pro

Mumbai, May 4 (IBNS): Vodafone on Friday announced its partnership with Asus to offer a fully loaded value proposition for customers who purchase the newly launched Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M1) smartphones, an official release stated.