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Sprint retail shop in US

Sprint explains reasons for its $26.5 bn deal with T-Mobile

Sprint executives have testified that the U.S. wireless carrier has struggled to improve its telecom network, hindering its growth. But Sprint executives did not reveal...
Ericsson data network user

DoT may propose USOF cut resulting into AGR reduction

Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is likely to propose a reduction in the universal service obligation fund (USOF) levy by 2 percentage points to 3...
Singtel and 5G

Bharti Telecom seeks fresh funding from Singtel, making Airtel a foreign firm

Bharti Telecom, one of the main promoters of Bharti Airtel, has sought India government’s approval for the investment of Rs 4,900 crore from Singapore-based...
Vodafone Idea chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla

Vodafone Idea may shut business if there’s no financial support from Govt.

Vodafone Idea Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla said the telecom operator will be forced to shut operations if the government does not offer a fiscal...
Vodafone 5G store

Vodafone Group announces latest green initiatives

Vodafone Group today said it will be replacing the standard credit card-sized SIM holder with a new half-sized format that reduces by 50 percent...
Mobile video India

Users experienced Very Good mobile video experience in 22 countries

Users have experienced Very Good mobile video experience in 22 countries, including major markets like Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan and the U.K., according to...
Airtel 3G

Airtel discontinues 3G in MP and Chhattisgarh after Kerala

Airtel has today announced the shutdown of 3G network in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as part of the operator’s move to focus on 4G...
Frontier Communications CEO Bernard Han

Frontier names Dish Network veteran Bernard Han as CEO

Frontier Communications announced the appointment of Dish Network veteran Bernard L Han as president and chief executive officer. Bernard L Han succeeds Daniel McCarthy, who...
Airtel business customers

Airtel to raise $4 bn in order to pay AGR dues

Bharti Airtel board on Wednesday approved the raising of $4 billion through equity dilution and debt funding. Airtel will use the proceeds to fund its adjusted...
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg

AWS and Verizon to offer 5G network edge computing

AWS today announced partnership with Verizon Communications to offer 5G network edge computing using AWS Wavelength. The service will provide developers with the ability to...
BSNL FTTH scheme

BSNL and MTNL set to cut salary bill as 92,700 employees opt for VRS

More than 92,700 employees of BSNL and MTNL have opted for the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) that closed on Tuesday. Around 78,300 employees of BSNL...
Smartphone customers on 4G network

Airtel, Vodafone and Jio customers face up to 42% increase in mobile tariffs

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio have increased their mobile charges by up to 42 percent for their customers. India has a mobile user...
Telefonica NFV

Telefonica CEO presents old ideas to generate $2.2 bn in extra revenue

Spain’s Telefonica said it would split part of its Latin America business and create new units for digital technology and infrastructure under a plan...
Dialog Axiata Sri Lanka

Axiata revenue grows despite tough business in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal

Axiata Group said its revenue rose 3.5 percent to RM6213.3 million during the third quarter of 2019. Axiata Group said its mobile operations faced challenging...
MTS 5G trial in Russia

MTS plans to invest 20% of core Capex in new segments

MTS today unveiled a refreshed strategy for the period 2020-2022 at its 2019 Investor Day in Moscow. The strategy of MTS, CLV 2.0 ­— Customer...

Telefonica and AT&T to share telecom infrastructure in Mexico

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica has struck a deal to use some of U.S. rival AT&T’s infrastructure in Mexico. The development would better position Telefonica and...



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