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January 19th, 2015 7:29 PM 46 COMMENTS

Our Analysis: Steps to revive BSNL from current rut

BSNL, the Government owned Telecom Company has been incurring losses for several years now. The current Government has announced several initiatives to bring the Telco back on track. Being a Government operator and having foot prints along hills, valleys and presence in diverse areas, it is important that the company remains functional. We bring to you a list of measures that can be taken to improve BSNL’s current state: 1) BSNL... Read More

December 19th, 2014 3:59 AM 14 COMMENTS

List of places with Public Wi–Fi hotspots in India

India is slowly catching up with the internet-on-the-go culture. Coming to realise this need, coupled with government’s Digital India Project, Wi-Fi hotspots are slowly rising in India. Some places are already connected whereas remaining places are in the pipeline. Telecom operators are also taking special interest in providing connectivity in public places using their existing infrastructure. We at TelecomTALK reviewed and compiled a list of Wi-Fi enabled cities and places... Read More

December 1st, 2014 8:37 PM 2 COMMENTS

Rural GSM Subscriber base reached 311.33 million subscribers in October: COAI data

The rural GSM subscriber figure in October given by COAI shows an increase of 1.23 % from the previous month. Now the rural GSM subscriber base stands at 311.33 million subscribers from previous number of 307.54 million, with a net addition of 3.79 million subscribers. Here, Bharti Airtel added the maximum rural subscribers in the month of October with an addition of 1.66 million subscribers followed by Idea cellular with... Read More

December 1st, 2014 5:36 AM 6 COMMENTS

List of operators who have been fined for Violating MNP: Airtel emerges top offender

TRAI so far put financial disincentives of Rs.8,13,26,000 for violation of MNP regulation, answered Hon.Minister for communication and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad during the question hour session in Rajya Sabha on 28/11/2014. After implementation of the Mobile Number Portability Regulations, the Authority had received a number of complaints wherein the subscribers had reported that their porting requests were rejected by the donor operators on various grounds. On examination, it... Read More

December 1st, 2014 5:17 AM 3 COMMENTS

Recharges that come to rescue when full talktime are not available with BSNL Kerala

BSNL seems to be quite lousy in giving full talk time under lower denomination of Rs.200, while private operators continues harvesting by giving full talktime with extra benefits to their customers with lower denomination rates . Recently BSNL introduced a common plan 'New Mithram' for every customers in Kerala which gives full talktime on every recharges with automatic validity extension but it is only for top ups starting from Rs.200.... Read More

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