No phones in 28 percent of rural households

Even as the government is very upbeat about 1 billion telephone connections in India, 27.93 percent households in rural India are without any phone connections, shows the latest Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 for rural India. It shows that ...

BSNL, MTNL merger decision in 4-5 months

The decision on merging state-run BSNL and MTNL will be taken in the next four-five months, Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg said on Friday. “BSNL, MTNL merger decision will be taken in four-five months after studying the IIM report on ...

Ofcom imposes £1,000,000 fine on EE

British 4G service provider EE is facing a fine of £1,000,000 for failing to comply with Ofcom’s rules on handling customer complaints. Ofcom said its investigation found that EE did not provide accurate or adequate information about their right ...

Bharti Airtel to launch national MNP

Bharti Airtel today announced that it is ready to launch national Mobile Number Portability (MNP). The telecom operator in a statement said it also introduced many firsts including faster processing of porting requests, free incoming on roaming, ...