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5G spectrum price in India

Why Indian telecoms will skip 5G spectrum auction?

Care Ratings Chief Economist Madan Sabnavis and Research Analyst Bhagyashree C Bhati have explained why India is not ready for making investment in 5G...
Telecom tower testing

Airtel leads telecom revenue share vs Vodafone Idea and Jio

Bharti Airtel has dominated the Indian telecom market in terms of revenue in the first quarter of 2018-19 against Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio. The...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform

What’s next for Qualcomm after dropping NXP deal?

Qualcomm, a manufacturer of telecom chips and mobile processors, announced its decision to terminate the $47 billion agreement to acquire NXP due to lack...
Idea and Vodafone deals

Vodafone Idea gets DoT nod to take on Jio and Airtel

India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular. Vodafone India is India’s second largest telecom operator based on...
Nokia networks sales Q2 2018

Nokia fails to overtake Ericsson as network sales drop 6% in Q2

Nokia has failed to overtake rival Ericsson in sales as it reported 6 percent drop in networks business revenue in Q2. Nokia said its networks...
Vodacom Africa investment

Africa starts shining for Vodafone beating India

Vodacom Group, a part of Vodafone, has posted service revenue of €1.182 million (+5.1 percent) in Q1 2018-19, showing its solid presence in Africa. Vodacom...
Ericsson mobile subscribers on 4G network

How ZTE ban impacted mobile operator networks and services

A Reuters report done by Eric Auchard has illustrated the impact on several global telecom operators including VEON and Telefonica due to the US...
Sprint new plans to reduce churn

Mobile operators use content to cut subscriber churn

Bundling premium subscription content in to wireless data plans is becoming a popular strategy for mobile service providers to cut churn. Content bundling has the...
TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders 2018

TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders Award 2018 — nominations to close soon

TelecomLead.com today announced that it will be closing the nominations for the selection of TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders Award 2018 shortly. The leading B2B website offering news...
LTE subscribers with Internet

Vodafone-Idea: Will DoT notice that India operator space will shrink to 4

The Department of Telecom (DoT) is in the final process of evaluating the multi-billion merger between Idea Cellular and Vodafone for giving approval. India will soon have...
TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders 2018

TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders Award 2018 — nominations open

TelecomLead.com, a telecom news website for telecom industry professionals, announced that the nominations are open for the selection of TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders Award 2018. This...
TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders 2018

TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders 2018

TelecomLead.com, a leading telecom news website for global telecom industry professionals, will be selecting up to 100 Innovation Leaders. The annual exercise -- TelecomLead.com Innovation...
Sprint retail presence

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure reveals turnaround strategy

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, who is credited for the turnaround of the SoftBank company, has revealed the telecom operator’s latest financial performance. Sprint has posted...
USA mobile subscriber base 2017

T-Mobile’s Sprint deal to face several hurdles before approval

Several analysts have revealed their comments on the decision of T-Mobile to make one more attempt to buy Sprint -- for $26 billion. T-Mobile will...
Huawei and ZTE

Huawei and ZTE face credibility issue in top telecom markets

China-based technology companies Huawei and ZTE are going to lose some revenue and more credibility as a result of their business with rival countries...
Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal on roaming

Sunil Mittal’s tower deal tells Mukesh Ambani he’s no walkover

Sunil Mittal, the promoter of Airtel, is making his intention clear: He wants to monetize his real estate to make investment in the battle...

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