The Supreme Court (SC) has recently upheld the definition of Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) calculation as stipulated by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). As per SC ruling, the telecom companies will now have to pay up approx Rs 92,642 crore to the government, more than half of which are owed by Airtel and Vodafone. The ..
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Telecom operator Bharti Airtel in collaboration with FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) launched a women safety app – My Circle – to help women in case they face any problem or a panic situation. The application is carrier agnostic which would work on phones with any telecom service network, both Airtel and non-Airtel. The app enables ..
As per Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), current telecom operators Bharti Airtel (earlier known as Bharti Cellular) and Vodafone India (earlier known as Hutchison Max & Sterling Cellular) were sold additional spectrum beyond 6.2 MHz, up to 10 MHz, in unnecessary hurry in January 2002. As per its report of the then communication minister Pramod ..
October 2, 2009: Earnings of Delhi Metro Highest in September 2009Since its inception in 2002, the Delhi Metro earned Rs.10 million every day, on an average, in the month of September 2009.It was close to 12 million on September 7. October1, 2009 : Uttar Pradesh has lowest per capita power consumption in IndiaAccording to a ..
Background: In May 2008, it emerged that India’s telecommunication company Bharti Airtel was exploring the possibility of buying MTN Group of South Africa. At that time it was reported that Bharti was considering offering US$19 billion for a 51% stake in MTN, which would be the largest overseas acquisition ever by an Indian firm. However, ..