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NEWS BREAK : BSNL lost number two position to Vodafone in revenue

The state-run telecom major BSNL has become the third largest service provider as the company reported gross revenues of Rs 72078.10 million for the...

Shell out Rs 14-20 per minute for Airtel 3G overseas video calling

Bharti Airtel announced the launch of its international video calling capabilities on 3G for its customers in India. With this, Airtel 3G mobile customers...

Can Airtel deliver after re-structuring?

Two days after Bharti Airtel paid the last tranche of $700 million to Zain for purchase of its Africa assets worth a total of...

Will DoT deliver solutions to stop unwanted calls?

Four months after National Do Not Call Registry (NDNC) was launched in India, mobile subscribers are daily being flooded with spam messages, despite registering...

Top-level exodus spells trouble for Essar Telecom

Essar Telecom is facing exodus of the top management. The series of resignations from the top management could spell trouble for the company which...

Are operators gearing up to raise mobile tariffs?

At a time when most mobile operators are slashing tariffs or offering special discounted voice and data plans to arrest falling ARPUs and MNP...

Vodafone revenue: an analysis of performance in main countries

Telecom major Vodafone has shown mixed results in its Q1 operations, ending June 30, 2011. The global operator has reported a growth in revenues...

Airtel to expand Africa operations; bids for NetOne

A year after Bharti Airtel entered the Africa telecom market with its $9 billion acquisition of African telecom operator, Zain, the former now plans...

Networks and China drive Alcatel-Lucent Q2 revenue

Alcatel-Lucent reported a 10.4 percent increase in revenue year-over-year in second quarter of 2011 and increased 7.6 percent sequentially.   Many of the company's segments...

Idea Cellular reports 6.7 percent revenue growth in Q1 2012

Idea Cellular registered a 6.7 percent revenue growth during the quarter ended June 30, 2011 on a sequential quarterly basis.   The company has reversed...

MTS expands managed services deal with Ericsson

  Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which operates telecom services under the MTS brand with over 12 million wireless subscribers, extended its current managed services contract with...

The fall and rise of mobile virtual network operators

              In June last year, Virgin Mobile ended its association with Qtel as an MVNO, after almost a year of operations in Qatar, and after...

China Mobile slashes international roaming rates by 80 percent

Taking a cue from China Unicom and China Telecom, China Mobile, China's largest wireless carrier, has slashed its international roaming rates by almost 80...

Airtel net profit plummets by 28 percent in Q1 FY 2012

Airtel has reported a 28 percent decline in net profits for the first quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net profits stand at Rs 1,215...

Are telecom operators waiting for price drop in FTTH technologies?

        Global telecom operators are waiting for price reduction in FTTH equipments, according to Infonetics Research.         Though vendors' expectations are high for a third wave of...

OnMobile net profit falls 31 percent to Rs 128 million in Q1 FY 2012

OnMobile's net profit for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012, ended June 30, 2011 decreased 31 percent from Rs 186 million to Rs...

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