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India's mobile subscriber base down by 6.41 million in August: COAI

The  Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has released the latest mobile subscribers numbers  for the month ending August 2017. According to the data, telecom service providers had a combined total of 948.54 million subscribers by the end of August.

COAI seeks equal rules, spectrum road map in new telecom policy

The policy - the work on which has already started at the telecom department - should ensure level-playing-field between mobile operators and over-the-top players (Internet- based calling and messaging providers like WhatsApp).

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India to have its own Mobile World Congress in September

India is all set to have its own version of the Mobile World Congress tfor the first time, from September 27 to 29, it will be organised by COAI

Jio's new pricing will continue to bleed industry, says COAI

COAI has said Reliance's Jio will predatory pricing will continue to bleed the industry with risk of cascading impact on banks which have large exposure to the telecom sector.

COAI wants Department of Telecom to check handset quality over call drops

The cellular operators' body COAI wants the government to chalk out a mechanism to control the quality of mobile handsets in India.

COAI advocates spectrum auction to 2018, allow market to settle down

Cellular operators' body has said the government should not rush to spectrum auction this year and instead, allow the market to settle down in wake of recent mergers, acquisitions.

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Industry relieved that Jio will start charging, says COAI

Cellular operators' association(COAI) today expressed relief that newcomer Reliance Jio has announced "price points" for data services post April 1.

GSM mobile additions at 5.15 million in January: COAI

Bharti Airtel continued to hold the pole position in January, adding another 3.55 million subscribers during the month.

Six telcos add 8.18 million new mobile customers in Dec 2016: COAI

The growth of subscribers in December among the six mobile operators was led by Idea Cellular which added 2.84 subscribers.

GSM telcos gain over 10 million subscribers in Nov, Idea adds 7.4 million: COAI

GSM operators have added over 10 million users during November to reach 801.8 million subscribers base.

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