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MTS India and Uninor (Mumbai) Mobile Services Can Be Continued Till March 11

Supreme Court of India once again allowed MTS India and Uninor (Mumbai circle), whose mobile service license were due to be revoked on 18th January as per an earlier Supreme Court’s order, will continue their mobile services until it hears the case next on 11 March, 2013. The Supreme Court of India was scheduled to hear the case on February 4 as earlier we shared on TelecomTALK, but changed the… Read More

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Empowered Group of Ministers To Seek Extension of August 31 Deadline

The Empowered Group of Ministers on telecom will approach the Supreme Court to seek the extension of August 31 deadline to complete the auction of 2G airwaves and would look at starting the auction process by November. After cancelling 122 telecom licences in February the Supreme Court had asked the Government to complete the 2G spectrum auction by August 31. It had extended the validity of quashed licences till September… Read More

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MTS India Finds CDMA Spectrum Reserve Price Disappointing

India’s only pure-play CDMA operator Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) which operates under MTS India brand name said that reserve price for CDMA spectrum (800 Mhz) as approved by the cabinet is excessively high and would be a disappointment for the CDMA operator. Mr. Vsevolod Rozanov, President & CEO, Sistema Shyam TeleServices (MTS India) said that “Given the realistic sectoral environment and market dynamics, I believe that the reserve price for… Read More

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Exclusive : Uninor To Shut Down GSM Operations in Four Telecom Circles, Asking Customers To Port Out From Its Network Before 31st August

Uninor the joint venture of Unitech and Norway telecom major Telenor whose mobile service licenses has been canceled by the Supreme Court under 2G verdict, has started its ‘Operation Shut Down’ in four telecom circles – Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Orissa. Our exclusive sources confirms that Uninor will soon ask its users in these circles to port out their mobile number to another operator using Mobile Number Portability (MNP)… Read More

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Uninor To Scale Down Mobile Services in Four Telecom Circles

Uninor, the joint venture of Unitech and Norway telecom major Telenor today said that it will scale down GSM operations in Four circles out of the total 13 telecom circles where it is commercially active to focus resources on the remaining areas. Uninor India management has decided to prioritise its focus on Mumbai, Maharashtra & Goa and seven other best performing circles of UP East, UP West, Bihar and Jharkhand,… Read More

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TRAI’s New Recommendations Will Set India Back in its Goal to Deliver “Broadband on Demand” – GSMA

World’s GSM Operators Association – GSMA today said that the Indian telecom regulator TRAI’s recommendations on the “Auction of Spectrum” will set India back in its goal to deliver “Broadband on Demand” to the citizens of India. GSMA stated that TRAI’s spectrum proposals disregard international best practice in spectrum policy and jeopardize the investment of billions of US dollars in new mobile infrastructure in a sector that either directly, or… Read More

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Supreme Court To Centre, Grant New 2G Licences Till 31st August 2012

The Supreme Court today extended time till August 31 for the auction and grant of fresh 2G mobile service licences in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation case and further cited that operators having existing licence would continue till September 7. The Supreme Court also refused to grant 400 days to the Government to complete the process of fresh auctioning of the 2G spectrum and licences but extended the deadline… Read More

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Who Can Be the Most Eligible Partner for Telenor’s Indian Operation?

Earlier we shared that joint venture of Telenor and Unitech is going to see an end, as Telenor is to form a new company with new Indian partner to offer mobile services in the country. Current laws do not allow the Norwegian telecom giant to have a 100% owned Indian subsidiary and hence Telenor is in talks with several Indian companies to tie the knot for the upcoming 2G auction.… Read More

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