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Operators face huge revenue loss from Internet shutdown in India

Indian mobile operators are losing around 24.5 million rupees ($350,000) in revenue every hour they are forced to suspend internet services on government orders...
COAI director general Rajan Mathews on spectrum

COAI Rajan Mathews on India telecom industry in 2019

Rajan S Mathews, director general of COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India) says the year 2019 can be dubbed as the year of the...
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Colombia spectrum auction winners are Claro and Tigo

Colombia has awarded bandwidth to three bidders during the latest spectrum auction that raised 5 trillion pesos or $1.5 billion. Claro, a subsidiary of America...
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Monaco Telecom buys Vodafone Malta for €250 mn

Vodafone Group has agreed to sell 100 percent stake in Vodafone Malta to Monaco Telecom for a cash consideration equivalent to an enterprise value...
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TRAI releases consultation paper on fixing floor price for data

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper on fixing floor price for data services. Recently, telecom operators such as Bharti Airtel,...
Orange France CEO Fabienne Dulac

Orange signs new telecom tower deal with ATC France

Orange, a mobile network operator in France, has signed a new tower deal with ATC France, a part of American Tower Corporation, for the...
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Deutsche Telekom buys 25% stake in eSports business SK Gaming

Deutsche Telekom has agreed to invest in eSports by acquiring 25 percent equity stake in leading eSports business SK Gaming. Deutsche Telekom is one of...
India mobile Internet subscriber growth

Jio, Airtel, Vodafone want TRAI to fix price for mobile internet

Indian mobile operators have proposed telecom regulator TRAI to fix a minimum price for mobile internet, COAI said on Tuesday. The Cellular Operators Association of...
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What telecoms need to plan before shutting down 3G network?

Telstra Australia, Vodafone UK and AT&T US will be shutting down their 3G network in 2022. Airtel started closing down its 3G network in...
Proximus CEO Guillaume Boutin

Proximus names Guillaume Boutin as CEO

Proximus today announced the appointment of Guillaume Boutin as the new CEO of the Proximus Group for a period of six years. Guillaume Boutin, 45...
Airtel business customers

Airtel buys technology start-up Quikmile

Bharti Airtel announced the acquisition of start-up Quikmile, which is building tech-enabled logistics platforms for India. The telecom operator said Quikmile’s team will now be...
MTS 4G Russia

MTS agrees to sell telecom operations in Ukraine for $848 mn

MTS has agreed to sell its telecommunications operations in Ukraine to Telco Solutions and Investments, controlled by telecommunication company Bakcell, which is a part...
Reliance Communications store

Lenders reject resignation of Anil Ambani from Reliance Communications

Ailing telecom operator Reliance Communications on Sunday said its financial lenders have rejected the resignation of chairman Anil Ambani and four other directors. Anil Ambani and...
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Airtel and Vodafone Idea dial SC seeking review of AGR dues

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices on Friday approached the Supreme Court seeking a limited review of its October 24 order on the controversial AGR issue. The...
MTS 4G Russia

MTS revenue grew 4.6% to 133.9 billion rubles in third quarter

MTS Group revenue rose 4.6 percent to 133.9 billion rubles during the third quarter of 2019 fuelled by MTS Bank. OIBDA grew 5.9 percent 62.8...
Airtel business customers

Airtel withdraws bid to buy Reliance Communications spectrum

Bharti Airtel has withdrawn its bid to buy some of the assets of the loss making telecom operator Reliance Communications. Airtel has termed the move...

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