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New telecom policy to be in place likely by July end: Manoj Sinha

The new telecom policy is expected to be cleared by the Union Cabinet by the end of next month, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said. "I am hopeful of getting Cabinet approval on NDCP (6x increase in public spending from Rs 9,000 crore in 2009-14 to Rs 60,000 crore in 2014-19 (actual +planned) by end of July," he said while talking about the achievement of the government in the last 4 years. The government has recently issued the National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) which aims to provide access to every household with download speed of 50 Mbps

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Airtel to further bolster its high speed network footprint in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications service provider, today announced it massive network roll-out plans for FY 2018-19 to further expand its high speed mobile data footprint in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. As a part of its network expansion program – Project LEAP, Airtel announced its plans to add more than 15000 new sites in FY 2018-19

Tata Communications provides secure and seamless connectivity to BlaBla Connect OTT subscribers

IIT-BHU gets future-ready with artificial intelligence and machine learning skills

Dish TV India Limited achieves ISO 27001 Certification

Global Cloud Xchange announces India landing and Completion of India Data Center for Eagle Subsea Network

Comio C1 Pro with facial recognition, dual 4G VoLTE launched in India

Almost 1 million people 'testing' WhatsApp payments service in India

astTECS to demonstrate leading-edge enterprise telecom solution at CommunicAsia 2018

Discom plans to allow mobile service providers to erect towers on its land

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Reduce the IUC: Use pure LRIC methods to calculate interconnection charges

B K Syngal, Former CMD, VSNL

The telecom regulatory authority of India or TRAI has started the exercise of reviewing interconnection usage charge (IUC). There is always a dispute between incumbent and new operators on interconnection charges. Incumbent operators want high IUC as they have been around for a longer time and, thus, have more number of subscribers, while new operators want low IUC.

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Bhatia Communications and Retail Limited EBITDA jumps 250% in FY18, records PAT growth of 600%

Bhatia Communications and Retail Limited, a leading mobile and accessories retail in Gujarat has announced a growth of 250 percent in Earnings Before Interest, Tax, and Depreciation and Amortisation (EBITDA) for the year 2017-18. It stood at Rs 7 crore as against Rs 2 crore in the previous financial year 2016-17.

Airtel offers seamless mobile services to Char Dham pilgrims

After bypoll fiasco, what are the options before Modi government to tackle fuel price rise?

Huawei honored with Vodafone ‘Supplier of the Decade’ award

Steam Link App and Steam Video App for Android and iOS announced

Idea rolls out VoLTE services for customers in 6 major markets