Reliance Jio, Tata Teleservices Oppose Airtel, Vodafone Pleas on TRAI IUC Rules

January 4, 2017

Reliance Jio and Tata Tele Services Ltd (TTSL) today opposed in the Delhi High Court the pleas filed by telecom firms Bharti Airtel and Vodafone challenging TRAI’s interconnect usage charges regulations fixing termination charges for landline to wireless as zero paise and wireless to wireless at 14 paise per minute. Interconnection usage charges (IUC) or termination charges are payable by one telco, whose subscriber makes a call, to another whose…

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Reliance Jio tariff plans expected to start at Rs 50 for 10GB 4G data and 500 minutes of voice calls

August 30, 2016

Reliance revolutionised the Indian telecom sector back in 2003, and it seems moving towards repeating the feat. Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio has been in the news ever since it became the only operator to hold pan-India 4G license. The company is also cashing in on the buzz quite aggressively, as even before the commercial rollout, consumers have the ability to test out its services free of charge under the ‘Jio…

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Nokia Bid for Alcatel-Lucent Opens

November 22, 2015

An all-share offer by Finnish telecom group Nokia for its French-American rival Alcatel-Lucent will open on Wednesday, the French financial markets authority (AMF) said. If successful, the acquisition will create the world’s biggest supplier of mobile phone network equipment. “The public offer will be open from November 18 until December 23,” the authority said. Nokia’s bid was cleared by the French government last month, having already received all US regulatory…

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Official Apple Watch Dock Leaked In Photos

November 22, 2015

A number of third part accessory makes have launched docks and stands for the Apple Watch and now it looks like Apple is getting ready to launch their own Apple Watch dock. Some photos have appeared online showing the new Apple Watch dock and also the devices packaging, it will apparently be called the Magnetic Charging Dock for the Apple Watch. As we can see from the photos the dock…

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Nokia CEO Says Alcatel Buy Will Increase Its 5G Firepower

November 21, 2015

Nokia’s planned takeover of rival network gear maker Alcatel-Lucent will give it far greater scope to invest in new technologies like 5G mobile equipment while cutting costs, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Rajeev Suri also told Reuters in an interview that the Finnish company was making rapid progress towards closing the acquisition, originally valued at EUR 15.6 billion (roughly Rs. 1,09,873 crores). The deal coincides with a major new…

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Pakistan Causing Mobile Interference in Jammu and Kashmir

November 21, 2015

Pakistan is resorting to cellular interference in some areas of Jammu and Kashmir and operators working in the state have taken up the issue with the Centre, a leading telecom company Thursday said. “We have highlighted the issue with the government and the government is supporting us on that. There is the issue of interference and the government will find a solution to it shortly,” Anil Gupta, Regional Business Head,…

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Nokia Remains Bullish About Africa Business Despite Economic Slowdown

November 21, 2015

Finnish network equipment maker Nokia remains upbeat about its growth prospects in Africa despite a slowdown in many of the continent’s fastest-growing economies, a senior company executive said on Thursday. Nokia, which sold its once-dominant mobile handset business to Microsoft in 2014, deals in Africa mostly with telecommunications operators and governments, both of which have been hit by weaker currencies and slower economic growth. But a growing wave of consolidation…

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