TELECOM

Airtel rolls back plan to charge data subscribers more for VoIP calls

December 29, 2014 | Priyanka Sahay

Last month, Skype had discontinued its voice calling services to landlines and mobile phones within India.

BK Modi Group to make voluntary delisting offer for Spice Mobility

December 29, 2014 | Sainul K Abudheen

The mobile handsets firm has been trying to position itself as a mobile internet firm.

Bharti Airtel to sell over 1100 telecom towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS

December 15, 2014 | Anuradha Verma

Last month, it agreed to sell over 4,800 telecom towers in Nigeria to American Tower Corp for $1.05 billion.

Itochu-Redington deal hits roadblock due to valuation mismatch

December 13, 2014 | Anuradha Verma & Shrija Agrawal

Redington is backed by investors like Synnex Mauritius, Standard Chartered Private Equity and Fidelity.

Vodafone transfer pricing case within IT dept's jurisdiction, says ITAT

December 11, 2014 | Anuradha Verma

Last year, the I-T Department had sent a demand notice of Rs 3,700 crore to Vodafone India in this case.

American Tower Corp to buy Bharti Airtel's telecom towers in Nigeria for $1.05B

November 24, 2014 | Anuradha Verma

With this Bharti has now signed deals to offload over two-thirds of its towers in Africa.

Temasek part-exits Bharti Infratel, pulls out around $90M

November 24, 2014 | Anuradha Verma

Temasek was the lead investor in a $1.25 billion investment in the tower co in 2007.

Ex-DoT official Anil Kaushal may be made TRAI member

November 21, 2014 | PTI

The shortlisted candidates also included TRAI secretary Sudhir Gupta, former DoT officials AK Mittal and JK Roy, among others.

Telenor names Vivek Sood as CEO of Uninor, Upanga Dutta marketing head

November 20, 2014 | Bhawna Gupta

Sood will be the fourth man to head Uninor within two years.

Reliance Jio raising $1.5B in debt to refinance loans

November 18, 2014 | Anuradha Verma

Last month, it raised $750 million from Korea Exim Bank.

Broadband services provider Tikona raises $45M from IFC, existing investors

November 17, 2014 | Bhawna Gupta

Goldman Sachs, Oak Investment partners, Everstone and L&T Infra are existing shareholders.

Bharti Airtel's deal to buy out Loop Mobile comes unstuck

November 06, 2014 | Anuradha Verma

Loop Mobile is owned by the Dubai-based Khaitan family.

Nokia Networks appoints Ashish Chowdhary as chief business officer

November 04, 2014 | PTI

Currently EVP Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), he will report to global CEO Rajiv Suri.

Aircel-Maxis case: Maran bros, Malaysian tycoon Ananda Krishnan & others summoned

October 29, 2014 | PTI

The CBI has chargesheeted them under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Bombay High Court ruling on taxability of share premium in the Vodafone India case

October 16, 2014 | Grant Thornton

The much-awaited decision of the Bombay High Court was pronounced on October 10.

TRAI suggests 10% higher price for next 2G spectrum auction

October 15, 2014 | PTI

DoT is to auction spectrum in both 900 MHz and 1800 MHz band in February'15.

Nokia to shut down its Chennai factory from Nov 1

October 07, 2014 | PTI

In March, out of 6,600 permanent employees, about 5000 had opted for Voluntary Retirement Scheme.

Vodafone names former Nokia India chief P Balaji director

September 24, 2014 | Sainul K Abudheen

Telco is merging regulatory and external affairs units under Balaji.

Govt to spend around $5.4B on broadband in 3 years

September 23, 2014 | PTI

It has already approved Rs 21,000 crore for NOFN which aims to connect all 2.5 lakh village panchayats by March 2017.

Probing Chidambaram's role in Aircel-Maxis deal: CBI to court

September 22, 2014 | PTI

The agency said it was investigating as to how Chidambaram had given FIPB approval in the deal in 2006

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