November 22nd, 2010 7:52 PM 47 COMMENTS

Etisalat Will Say Cheers To Mumbai In December This Year

It seems that Cheers Mobile has pressed the panic button and is now pressing hard for launching its services across its licensed areas. If we take the case of Mumbai alone, Cheers Mobile is working hard to place core network as well as sales part in place and is scheduled to kick start it is GSM Services in Mumbai by December this year. Recently reports were on that it would... Read More

November 18th, 2010 5:58 PM 113 COMMENTS

TRAI Asks DoT To Cancel Licences of Telcos That Missed Service Rollout

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today asked Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to cancel CMTS/UAS licences given to telecom operators including Cheers Etisalat DB (Swan- Cheers Mobile), Loop Telecom, Uninor, Videocon, MTS (Sistema-Shyam) and Aircel that have not met network roll-out conditions set by the authority. TRAI has recommended cancellation of 20 licenses of Loop Telecom, 15 of Etisalat DB, 11 of MTS/Sistema Shyam, 10 licenses of Videocon, 8... Read More

October 30th, 2010 6:23 PM 92 COMMENTS

Exclusive: Etisalat’s Cheers Mobile Launches GSM Mobile Services In Delhi

Cheers Mobile the GSM mobile telephony services brand of Etisalat DB today rolls-out GSM Mobile services in Delhi-NCR telecom circle. Cheers Mobile introduces an exclusive inaugural offer for its prospective subscribers in Delhi and NCR telecom circle. With the offer once can enjoy 50 minutes of talk time and 50 SMS every day absolutely free for 60 days. What's more? subscribers can continue enjoying the same benefits for the next... Read More

June 23rd, 2010 3:19 AM 188 COMMENTS

Exclusive: Etisalat’s Cheers Mobile Now In Mumbai

Would you like to say “Cheers” even before the Commercial launch in Mumbai, then hold your breath!Now, you can actually own & use Cheers Mobile Prepaid GSM Service SIM Card. I myself is using the Cheers GSM Service and I’m not 100% satisfied by the service BUT considering the fact that its still TESTING its network coverage across Mumbai, the network can be said “OK”. Feedback from your side if... Read More

March 31st, 2010 2:00 PM 205 COMMENTS

Exclusive Etisalat To Launch Gsm Mobile Services Under The Brand Name Cheers

Etisalat DB, GSM mobile service operator and telecom venture of Indian realty major DB Group and UAE based telecom operator Etisalat will launch its GSM Mobile Services under the brand name of Cheers Mobile in  15 telecom circles in India. The operator is also  going to launch the cheapest tariff plan wherein subscriber can make local calls at just 10 paisa per minute without any packs. However there is no... Read More

January 23rd, 2010 5:01 PM 88 COMMENTS

Etisalat DB Signs Aamir Khan to endorse Mobile Service Brand in India

Etisalat DB, GSM mobile service operator and telecom venture of Indian realty major DB Group and UAE based telecom operator Etisalat which has geared up to  roll-out of GSM Mobile services in India, sign up the bollywood Star Aamir Khan to endorse its brand for  forthcoming mobile service in 15 telecom circles. Aamir Khan, who is very choosy about commercial endorsements, will shortly be seen featured in the Etisalat’s advertisements.... Read More

October 9th, 2009 1:32 PM 32 COMMENTS

Etisalat DB Telecom Embarks On A Brand Building Exercise

Etisalat DB Telecom has appointed McCann Worldgroup MRM Worldwide as its advertising and communications partner and Karishma Initiative (a part of Lintas group) as the media planning and buying agency. The appointment comes on close of heels of the company’s plans to rollout GSM services in the country. MRM Worldwide (a division of McCann World group) will be responsible for the complete brand communication and creative aspects, while Karishma Initiative,... Read More

July 22nd, 2009 2:55 PM 18 COMMENTS


Etisalat DB the GSM mobile service operator today announced a long term passive infrastructure sharing agreement with Reliance Communications, which will accelerate Etisalat DB Telecom’s forthcoming roll-out of GSM Mobile and other telecom services in India. Under the terms of the agreements, Etisalat DB and its subsidiary would outsource their Telecom infrastructure requirements for the 15 telecom circles, encompassing end-to-end tower and transmission infrastructure to Reliance Infratel Limited and Reliance... Read More

June 10th, 2009 11:34 AM 50 COMMENTS


The Board of Etisalat DB today announced the change of name of the erstwhile Swan Telecom a joint venture between Etisalat and DB Realty. The company has officially been renamed as Etisalat DB Telecom India Pvt Ltd currently Etisalat has  Unified Services Access License in 15 circles including Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Mumbai,Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu (including Chennai), Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West), Madhya Pradesh... Read More

May 27th, 2009 10:26 AM 7 COMMENTS


Swan Telecom (Etisalat-Swan) has bought out Allianz Infratech, marking the first acquisition among the new companies who were given telecom licenses last year. Etisalat-Swan has also got a ‘no-objection certificate’ from Department of Telecom (DoT) for the deal, which is estimated to be worth a few hundred crores. Allianz had applied for telecom licenses on a pan-India level, but was given permission to launch services in only two circles —... Read More

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