Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Response on PIL to Remove Mobile Towers

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the central and the Delhi governments to file their response on a PIL seeking direction for the government to remove on health grounds mobile towers... Read more »

Bharti Airtel Set to Acquire Augere Wireless Broadband

Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent stake in Augere Wireless Broadband India, which holds 20MHz of broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum in the... Read more »

SSTL Reports Widening of Q2 Net Loss to Rs. 400.4 Crores

Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), which operates its telecom services under the MTS brand, on Wednesday reported marginal widening of net loss to Rs. 400.4 crores for the quarter ended June 30, 2015,... Read more »

‘Spectrum Sharing Will Help Smaller Players, Ease Network Congestion’

Spectrum sharing will help large telecom companies address network congestion and make it easier for small players to provide advanced mobile technologies like 3G and 4G, an India Rating research report said... Read more »

Apple Challenges Figures on Apple Music User Retention

Only 21 percent of users who have tested Apple Music no longer use it, Apple said Wednesday, countering the results of a survey that found defection rates at more than twice that... Read more »

Competition Commission of India Clears Nokia’s Proposed Purchase of Alcatel-Lucent

Competition Commission has approved Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia’s proposed acquisition of French major Alcatel-Lucent. Giving its green signal, the fair trade regulator said the transaction is not likely to have an... Read more »

Indian Mobile Services Market to Reach $21.4 Billion in 2015: Gartner

Mobile connections in India will grow to 880 million in 2015 – an increase of five percent from 837 million connections in 2014 – and spending on mobile services will grow four... Read more »

Telecom Bodies Approach DoT on Sealing of Mobile Towers in Delhi

The telecom industry Wednesday sought intervention of the Department of Telecom (DoT) on sealing of mobile towers by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), which is “leading to call drops”. The three... Read more »

Ericsson to Hire 82 Engineers for Bengaluru R&D Centre

Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson plans to hire 82 engineers for its R&D centre in Bengaluru this year as the company looks to develop technologies for next generation networks. Bengaluru is a... Read more »

AT&T Helped NSA in Spying on Internet Traffic: Report

Telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc has provided extensive assistance to the U.S. National Security Agency as the spy agency conducts surveillance on huge volumes of Internet traffic passing through the United States, the... Read more »