About the author: Arpit spends his day closely following the telecom and tech industry. A music connoisseur and a night owl, he also takes a deep interest in the Indian technology start-up scene and spends rest of his time spilling poetry and stories on paper.

August 10th, 2021 8:46 PM 2 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Might be Looking Towards a Stake Buyout in T-Mobile Netherlands

Reliance Jio’s parent company Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has its hands in a vast array of businesses and RIL having a strong hand when it comes to financials has been making many acquisitions as of late. In a new move, Reliance Jio might be making deliberations about acquiring a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG,  T-Mobile Netherlands BV. The dealings and deliberations for the deal seem to be going on behind closed... Read More

August 10th, 2021 6:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

Tata Group Company Inks Deal With Telesat to Provide Satellite Broadband Services

The environment for satellite communication services and satellite broadband is heating up in India as well. In this race, there are obvious names like OneWeb and Starlink, but from India, the top name happens to be Nelco which is a Tata Group company. To launch satellite services providing communication services like the other companies, Nelco has partnered up with the Canadian firm Telesat. Last we heard, both the companies were... Read More

August 10th, 2021 5:24 PM 14 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel to Usher Investments for Rapid 5G Development

Bharti Airtel, on Tuesday, sent out an annual report to stock exchanges detailing its affairs and numbers for the year-end at the end of the previous financial year. In the report, the head of the second-biggest telecom company, Sunil Bharti Mittal, made some statements that included words about Airtel’s preparedness about the 5G network. In the report, he remarked that Bharti Airtel was ready for the deployment of 5G network... Read More

August 9th, 2021 8:33 PM 1 COMMENTS

A Guide On How Much Internet Speed You Need

Are you looking for new internet plans? Choosing one might be more complicated than what you think of. Mostly, the plans are priced as per the internet speed and capacity you use. This might urge you to ask the question of how much internet speed do you need? Most internet service providers have a guide detailing the benefits offered by their various plans. However, some listings might upsell you claiming... Read More

August 9th, 2021 7:25 PM 9 COMMENTS

TRAI Tariff Order Hearing Adjourned to August 18, Broadcaster and Regulator Tussle Continues

The broadcasting companies in India, which include major names like Star India, Viacom18, ZEE Entertainment, and others, have been united in their tussle against the National. Tariff Order 2.0 for more than a year now. The broadcasters clubbed themselves under the umbrella of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) and, with the method of the petition, opposed the NTO 2.0 put out by TRAI in January 2020. However, they received an... Read More

August 9th, 2021 5:31 PM 19 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Launches New REDX Plans, Hikes Tariff for Add-On Plans

Vodafone Idea’s financial situation is known to all, and amidst all the worries, the telecom operator has pulled a new surprise out of the hat for its subscribers. Vodafone Idea’s postpaid plans have received a major revamp with some heavy benefits, premium REDX postpaid plans making their way into the Vodafone Idea portfolio. It’s worth noting that this introduction by Vodafone Idea can basically be termed as a tariff hike,... Read More

August 9th, 2021 4:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Tata Group Chairman Shares Plans of Stepping Into 5G Chipset Manufacturing

Apart from the existing big tech groups like Reliance Jio in the industry, Tata Group is another big name in the industry when it comes to telecom equipment manufacturing. However, in a new move, Tata Group chairman N Chandrasekaran said that the company is looking to make a foray into semiconductor manufacturing in India. The exec also added that the total opportunity for the business venture is north of USD... Read More

August 9th, 2021 3:22 PM 9 COMMENTS

After Telcos, Trade Groups Also Oppose Mandatory 5Gi Standard

As India stands at the helm of adapting the fifth-generation network technology or 5G, a debate rages on in circles about the standards which should be adapted for the deployment of a 5G network. While some bodies and the government are in favour of the Indianised 5Gi standard, companies and their representative bodies like the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) are rooting for a more global approach to the... Read More

August 9th, 2021 2:24 PM 0 COMMENTS

Satellite Broadband May Have 2 Million Subscribers By 2025 Says ICRA

While the telecom industry in India seems to be reduced to a handful of players, the wired broadband industry in India has proliferated in recent times thanks to the rapid adoption of FTTH technology by the industry stakeholders, new ISPs, and the consumers alike. However, while this happens in the background, there is an entirely new segment of broadband business that is brewing and that happens to be satellite communication.... Read More

August 8th, 2021 9:05 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Ramps Business Front as Consumer Industry Remains Tough

Bharti Airtel, in the last quarter, launched the Airtel Black postpaid plans, on the back of which it has been expected to boost its Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) and give an impetus to its finances. However, it is little known that besides the consumers' telecom business of Bharti Airtel, Airtel Business is one vertical where the Sunil Bharti Mittal-led telecom company is actually doing very well. The company’s finances... Read More

August 8th, 2021 5:16 PM 19 COMMENTS

DoT Steps In With Banks Trying to Solve Telcos Finance Issues

The situation with Vodafone Idea in the telecom industry seems to be growing grimmer with each passing moment. The question looms over the telecom operator whether or not it might go under. If this happens, not only will it be a big hit for the consumers, but the lenders of the company will also be facing the brunt of the collapse. Being a big name in the telecom industry, Vodafone... Read More

August 7th, 2021 9:37 PM 9 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Rs 449 Plan Bundles 4GB Double Data Per Day With ZEE5 Premium

Vodafone Idea (Vi) is one company that has been invoking some negative connotations for the last few weeks because of its financial situation. However, if you are a subscriber of Vodafone Idea, then perhaps there has been no better time to be a Vi customer. The reason we say this is because the company seems to be throwing away a lot of free data to the customers in order to... Read More

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