Voda, Idea will benefit most from spectrum payment time extension

Mar 08 2018

The Idea-Voda combine will benefit the most among established players from govt's decision to allow a longer tenure to pay for spectrum bought in auction, a report said.

Telecom stocks rise on Union cabinet's relief measures for sector

Mar 08 2018

The S&P BSE Telecom index went up by 2.04 per cent to a high of 1,378.50 in morning trade.

Govt harmonising spectrum for 5G: Telecom Secretary

Mar 04 2018

The Department of Telecom has started harmonising spectrum in 3,500 megahertz band and 26 Gigahertz band along with E and V band, she said.

Anybody free to challenge tariff order in court: TRAI

Feb 27 2018

Telecom regulator Trai said anybody is free to move court against its tariff order after operators threatened to challenge the new rules while terming them "not fair".

Ugandan affiliate of Vodafone gets creditor protection

Feb 27 2018

Uganda Internet service provider that uses Vodafone’s brand under license has obtained court protection against creditors.

Govt awaits Idea, Voda tower sale closure for green signal to meger

Feb 25 2018

Vodafone, Idea's mobile tower sale deal, and raising FDI limit in the Aditya Birla group firm are holding the govt's approval to the merger of two operators.

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.

Telecom subscribers in India reach 1.19 bn in December 2017: Trai

Feb 17 2018

Telecom subscriber base in India reached 1.19 bn at the end of Dec 2017 with Jio adding over 8 mn new customers alone during the month, Trai data showed.

Telcos to be fined upto Rs50 lakh per circle for predatory tariff

Feb 16 2018

Trai said it will impose financial disincentive of up to Rs 50 lakh per circle on operators if their service rates are found to be predatory in nature.

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Firms such as ITC, Patanjali Ayurved, Emami Group and Aion Cap are among the bidders

Bidders are bullish on the sector after Govt raise import duties on certain vegetable oils

The govt announced in the budget a hike in import duty to 30-35%

Businessline Reports


TPG Cap and Manipal Health are eyeing controlling stake in the co

Likely to lead to 2 simultaneous open offers leasing to premium offers to attract investors

Will have to buy at least 26% stake through Voluntary open offer as part of takeover code

A 26% shareholding will automatically trigger the mandatory open offer for additional 20%

Business Standard Reports


TRAI issues show-cause notice to co

Seeks details of non-transparent, discriminatory tariffs to consumers

Have to respond till Mar 25

Action to depend on if tariff reported to regulator or not

Notice first one after TRAI issued tariff order on predatory pricing

Economic Times Reports

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