rajan mathews


Spectrum in E and V bands should not be 'de-licensed', says COAI

Jul 11 2018

Industry body COAI has opposed 'de-licensing' of 'E and V bands' and made an aggressive pitch to the telecom department to allot them to mobile operators for backhaul usage.

Trai close to slapping fine on telcos for call drop violations in Mar quarter

Jun 27 2018

Telecom regulator Trai is in the final stage of slapping penalty on operators who have not met call drop norms for the March quarter, its chairman R S Sharma said.

Relationship becomes difficult when a member sues association: COAI DG

Jun 03 2018

COAI said that issues with Reliance Jio could have been resolved through conversation as lawsuit against the association makes relationship difficult with the member.

Cut in levies, fast NTP implementation key to $100 bn investment: COAI

May 02 2018

Cutting telecom levies to below 10% and speedy implementation of the proposed new telecom policy will be crucial for attracting USD 100 billion investment, COAI said.

COAI says its differences are with regulator, not operator

Feb 24 2018

In the ongoing war of words agitating the telecom sector, the COAI asserted that its differences were with the telecom regulator and not with any operator in particular.

Reliance Jio asks COAI to apologise for its comments

Feb 23 2018

Reliance Jio has sent a letter to the telecom body to publicly apologise within 48 hours for its "defamatory statements".

COAI charges of favouritism baseless, says Trai

Feb 21 2018

Trai termed as "baseless" the COAI's allegations that its orders appeared to be favouring 1 operator, and cautioned industry body against making unsubstantiated charges.

No cut in telecom levies, stressed sector remains orphan: COAI

Feb 01 2018

Mathews said that the industry is "saddened" to see that telecom, a bedrock for pushing Digital economy forward, "continues to remain an orphan".

Call drops issue telco-specific, can't be generalised: COAI

Jan 21 2018

Mathews said the problem is confined to geographical pockets and some companies.

COAI sees no tangible benefit from spectrum payment leeway

Jan 11 2018

COAI said the proposal to extend payment period for spectrum to 16 yrs will ease cash flows initially,but won't yield any tangible benefits for telcos.

Indian Markets


    36,728.17 231.80   (0.64 %)

    11,080.65 70.45   (0.64 %)

Global Markets


Stocks In News


twitter @BTVI