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Four charts that show how Reliance Jio has shaken up India's telecom industry

Since Jio stormed in with introductory free data and voice services, the market has consolidated into three big providers, including Vodafone Idea Ltd., which completed its merger at the end of August.

Dept of Telecommunications to create pool of experts for other ministries, PSUs

The government also plans to establish India as a global hub for cloud computing, content hosting and delivery, for which the National Digital Communications Policy moots evolving regulatory frameworks for promoting the establishment of international data centres.


Will take decisions to ensure success story of telecom continues: Manoj Sinha

The Telecom Department has also issued the draft of a new telecom policy - National Digital Communications Policy - last month with the aim to attract USD 100 billion (about Rs 6.5 lakh crore) investments in the sector.

Telecom players seek roll-out of rules for 'ease of doing business'

DIPP secretary said that the government is now strictly looking to push Indian companies under 'Make in India', 'Start-up India' and taking action on tenders that are overlooking them.

Inter-ministerial group to meet telecom companies this week on industry’s financial woes

The industry’s key demands include reduction of licence fee to 5 per cent (from 8 per cent), and flat 1 per cent spectrum levy.

Express Economic History Series: Spring of 1999 — recalling the success story of Indian telecom

The recommendation came when many telecom players were bleeding from having paid steep licence fees in the four metros and a few other circles.


Sibal takes on judges,says let the court allocate spectrum,explain its orders

The court seems to have come to the conclusion that auction is the only way to allocate spectrum

Indian telecom equipment revenues down 2.5 per cent in 2010-11

The revenues of the Indian telecom equipment industry plunged by 2.52 per cent to Rs 1,17,039 crore.

Telecom's new ring

All those writing off Indian telecom on the basis of falling revenues per minute and lower talktime,would do well to examine the impact of the Internet or 3G services once they become available over the next year or so.

'Mobile phone sales to rise 19% in India'

The Indian telecom story still has a lot of zing left in it.