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March 20th, 2020 5:07 PM 5 COMMENTS

DoT Reportedly Working on a Crisis Plan to Stabilise Telecom Industry

Telecom Industry has been facing massive financial distress in India. Telecom operators such as Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and many others have to pay a cumulative amount of Rs 1.47 lakh crore to DoT towards AGR dues. Recently, the Supreme Court slammed the telcos, and DoT officials stating that self-assessed dues are contempt of court and the telecom operators have to pay their AGR dues estimated by DoT.... Read More

March 20th, 2020 3:46 PM 3 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Deleted Messages Can Be Read: Here’s How

WhatsApp is one of the most lovable messaging platforms around the globe. The Facebook-owned app recently crossed two billion active user mark. WhatsApp is widely known for its enhanced privacy features and constant new updates. Recently, WhatsApp released Dark Mode which is specially designed to reduce eye strain in low-light environments. One of the features that WhatsApp allows is to delete the messages that have already been sent. However, users... Read More

March 20th, 2020 12:46 PM 19 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Likely to Survive if Government Allows to Pay AGR Dues Over 15 Years

Vodafone Idea is facing massive financial distress as the telco giant has to pay Rs 58,254 crore towards AGR dues to the government. However, the Supreme Court might allow the deferred payment mechanism, which would allow the stressed telco to clear their AGR dues in a period of 15 or 20 years. However, as per the analysts, the telco giant might lose its financial credibility as they will have to... Read More

March 19th, 2020 5:27 PM 1 COMMENTS

One Airtel Combo Plans to Reportedly Start at 899: Everything You Need to Know

Bharti Airtel was earlier providing all in one service under Airtel Home Plan, however, to ramp up the things further, the company is all set to launch new combo plans under 'One Airtel' branding. Recently, the telco has rebranded its entity into One Airtel Plan which will offer all in one four services like DTH services, Broadband and Mobile Data Packs along with free OTT services. Currently, the One Airtel... Read More

March 19th, 2020 1:48 PM 0 COMMENTS

Redmi Note 9S Appears on Geekbench Listing, Could Be Rebranded Redmi Note 9 Pro

The Redmi Note 9S is the next Xiaomi phone, and it is launching on March 23. So far we have heard a lot about the Redmi Note 9S, thanks to the innumerable leaks and rumours making rounds on the internet. Just a few days ahead of the launch the Redmi Note 9S has now been spotted on Geekbench benchmarking site with all the key specs and performance score. Going in... Read More

March 18th, 2020 8:36 PM 3 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Announces One Year of Free Unlimited Services for Motorola RAZR

The eSIM technology has been with us quite some time and it allows us to have a virtual SIM on the smartphone, instead of the physical SIM for a lifetime. Although, some smartphones such as the Pixel 4 or the latest iPhone support both eSIM and physical SIM capability, the Motorola RAZR is the first smartphone that only supports eSIM. Unfortunately in India, only some mobile operators - such as... Read More

March 18th, 2020 4:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

DoT Plans to Enhance Network Quality by building In-house Platforms

DoT has been collecting call records of the masses to check the poor network quality. To enhance the network quality, the Department of Telecommunications or DoT is planning to build in-house platforms which would be backed by the big data analytics collected by the telecom department. However, the call data collection by DoT has been criticised by various telecom operators as they consider it as unnecessary. But as per DoT,... Read More

March 18th, 2020 1:10 PM 7 COMMENTS

Telecom Operators Cannot Self-Asses Their AGR Dues: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court addressed the AGR issues and slammed the telcos along with DoT. As per the Supreme Bench, telcos should not have been permitted the self-assessment of their AGR dues. However, the supreme court has considered the government’s plea to allow a deferred payment mechanism to the stressed telcos. Earlier, the Supreme Court backed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and stated that AGR dues must include non-core items. The... Read More

March 17th, 2020 8:11 PM 8 COMMENTS

Netplus Launches Broadband Services in J&K, Plans Start at Rs 499

Fastway Transmissions-owned Netplus Broadband today announced its wired broadband services in Jammu & Kashmir region. The Internet Service Provider (ISP) which is known for launching IPTV service in collaboration with ZTE recently is now providing up to 500 Mbps speeds in J&K. The company stated that its operations are currently spread across the entire Jammu region. With this expansion, Netplus right now has its presence in 175 cities across eight... Read More

March 17th, 2020 12:54 PM 20 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Bankruptcy Will Strain Bank Sector: SBI

Vodafone Idea has been in trouble for a long time because of the massive financial distress caused by the default in AGR dues. The supreme bench asked the telcos to pay their AGR dues without any delays. However, banks addressed the government and mentioned their concern regarding the massive debt of Vodafone Idea towards the bank. The letter sent to the government by the Indian Banks Association (IBA) also included... Read More

March 16th, 2020 1:27 PM 2 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Pays Rs 3,354 Crore Towards AGR dues

The Supreme Court’s verdict regarding the payment of AGR dues has been giving massive financial distress to telco giants such as Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel and others. In total, the telcos have a pay a cumulative amount of Rs 1.47 lakh crore to DoT towards AGR dues. The supreme bench has noted that the telcos must clear their AGR dues before the final hearing on March 17, 2020. Vodafone Idea... Read More

February 18th, 2020 12:37 PM 1 COMMENTS

New Dish TV Users Get Lifetime Warranty for Set-Top Box

DTH operators in India are focussing on providing as many Set-Top Box choices to the users at the moment. The top three DTH providers in the country have an Android TV-based Set-Top Box and Tata Sky is providing a total of five STBs to the users. Both Airtel Digital TV and Dish TV are offering three STBs to the new users- Standard Definition (SD), High Definition (HD) and Android TV... Read More

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