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Telcos' revenue dip 8.6 per cent to Rs 2.55 lakh crore; govt collections from licence fee plunges

May 04, 2018 5:16 pm

The adjusted gross revenue (AGR) earned by service providers from sale of telecom services, declined by 18.87 per cent to Rs 1.6 lakh crore at the end of 2017 from Rs 1.98 lakh crore at the end of 2016, as per data published by Trai.

Telecom sector, facing lower profits, to cut 90,000 more jobs in 6-9 months: Report

January 16, 2018 2:40 pm

A report about the telecom sector indicated that the industry could continue to cut down on jobs this year, after losing over 40,000 employees last year.

Telcos want interconnect usage charges doubled, Jio opposes

July 19, 2017 2:31 am

The demand by the incumbents was reiterated at a meeting held by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), which is in the process of reviewing the IUC charges

DoT issues guidelines: Telcos can now start spectrum trading

October 14, 2015 1:49 am

The spectrum trading notification said that all access spectrum bands earmarked for access services by the licensor (DoT) will be treated as tradable spectrum bands.

Over the top

December 26, 2014 12:12 am

Charging extra for VoIP violates Net neutrality and opens the door to internet censorship.

Large telcos' profit growth to double in 2 years : Crisil

December 27, 2013 3:54 am

Operating profits of Airtel,Vodafone,Idea,RCom will increase 20% over the next two years.

Need flat spectrum usage charge for strong bids in auction: Telcos

December 21, 2013 3:21 am

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has recommended a flat 3 per cent rate.

'Take action against telcos failing to provide location' on a real time basis

August 19, 2013 7:15 pm

In 2011,government had made it mandatory for the telecom service providers.

TDSAT restrains DoT from banning 3G roaming pacts of telcos

December 24, 2011 5:33 pm

Telecom Ministry had issued notices to telecom firms asking them to stop ICR for 3G services.