Tag: TELECOM

In talks with investors for fund raise; floor price ‘best’ fix for pricing issues: VIL

Cash-strapped (VIL) on Friday said it is in active talks with potential investors for fund raising, and asserted that ‘floor price’ remains the “best and...

Is AT&T’s Stock Price Too Low? How Much It’s Worth After WarnerMedia Spin.

Text size AT&T said it would “reset” its dividend as part of the transaction, to a payout ratio of about 40% of free cash flow....

States told to speed up clearances for telecom field staff

Telecom secretary Anshu Prakash has urged all states and union territories (UTs) to speed up clearances to field staff of telecom operators, tower operators and...

Financial services, retail, telecom show high discrepancy in background verification: Report

The financial services, retail and telecom sectors displayed the high discrepancy percentage in background verification in the quarter ending December 2020, finds a survey. The...

5G: Expected by October, 5G ‘Test Bed’ to boost telecom technology

Aimed at taking lead in 5G deployment, India’s ongoing project to set up ‘Indigenous 5G Test Bed’ is expected to be ready by October this...

Industry cheers PLI for telecom sector; says new scheme to spur jobs, boost innovation

The Rs 12,195 crore PLI scheme for telecom equipment manufacturing is “a big positive” that will spur local production, generate employment, and position the country...

Reliance: What will move the needle for Reliance?

The energy vertical is fairly steady but does not really impact the stock movement, says Mahantesh Sabarad, Head, Retail Research, SBICAP Securities. On RelianceFirst a...

Vodafone Idea: Vodafone Idea hits out at Jio for baseless allegations over tower disruptions, port-outs

Mumbai: Vodafone Idea has joined Bharti Airtel in refuting competitor Reliance Jio’s allegations that channel partners of the two rivals were inciting and provoking agitators...

Tower damage case: Airtel, VIL say Jio’s charges against them baseless, false

New Delhi: After Jio‘s purported allegations that channel partners of rival telcos were inciting and provoking agitators involved in tower disruption, Airtel and Vodafone Idea...

5G: US’s Pai, Trai’s Vaghela back light touch regulation of telecom industry

NEW DELHI: The telecom regulators of India and the US said the industry needed a light touch regulatory environment to encourage investments and innovation, especially...

Airtel shares: FIIs not gung-ho about India’s telecom story; cut stake in Airtel, Vodafone Idea

MUMBAI: While the telecom sector has emerged as a hot theme for India in recent times, foreign funds seem to think otherwise as they have...

pharmaceutical industry: Why are investors chasing only equities in a pandemic-hit market?

MUMBAI: There are quite a few companies whose business model got a boost due to Covid-19, said Ajay Saraf, head of investment banking & institutional...

Jio crossed 400 million user base in July, inactive users still more than rivals: Trai

New Delhi: Reliance Jio became the first mobile phone operator to cross 400 million subscribers in India, having added an industry leading 3.55 million users...

Jio: Reliance Jio trumps Airtel in Q2 ARPU growth on stronger tariff hike impact

KOLKATA: Reliance Jio reported sharper sequential growth in its average revenue per user (ARPU) – a key performance metric — in the June quarter compared...

India ‘important digital power’, won’t compromise on data sovereignty: Prasad

MUMBAI: Union IT and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said India is an “important digital power” and will not compromise on its data...

U.S. failed to properly oversee Chinese telecom carriers: Senate panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate report released Tuesday says the U.S. government failed to properly oversee Chinese-owned telecommunications companies for nearly two decades. FILE...

reliance jio: Jio vs Airtel: Asia’s richest man takes on the comeback kid after wireless war

Months after billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s upstart Indian wireless carrier swept into the No. 1 spot, a trounced rival is mounting a comeback, and investors are...

Auto stocks to bet on: Overweight on auto sector; Maruti, Eicher top picks: MOSL

Telecom remains a big bet for us and we have been massively overweight since March 2019, says Gautam Duggad, Head-Research – Institutional Equities. With economic...

U.S. agencies ask FCC to rescind Ligado spectrum decision

FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of U.S....

32 U.S. senators urge FCC to reconsider Ligado spectrum order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of 32 U.S. senators on Friday urged the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider a decision to allow Ligado Networks...

Trai set to restart open house discussions via video-conferencing

NEW DELHI: Amid extension of lockdown by two more weeks, telecom regulator Trai is all set to resume open house discussions — a standard practice...

FCC may halt U.S. operations of three state-controlled Chinese telecom firms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday said it may shut down the U.S. operations of three state-controlled Chinese telecommunications companies, citing...

Majority of FCC backs Ligado plan for broadband network: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A majority of the five-member Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to approve an order to allow Ligado Networks’ to deploy a...

FCC chairman wants to greenlight Ligado’s U.S.-wide 5G network

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) circulated on Thursday a draft order asking FCC members to approve Ligado Networks’ low-power...

U.S. agencies back revoking ability of China Telecom to operate in U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department and other federal agencies on Thursday called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revoke China Telecom (Americas)...