Airtel Current Affairs, GK & News

SEA-ME-WE-6 Undersea Cable Consortium

Bharti Airtel Ltd has joined “SEA-ME-WE-6 undersea cable consortium”, for scaling up its high-speed global network capacity and serving India’s fast growing digital economy. Key facts Airtel is participating as a major investor in SEA-ME-WE-6. It is anchoring 20% of the overall investment in cable system. It will add a significant amount of 100 TBps ..

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Telecom Department permits 5G Technology and Spectrum Trials

The Department of Telecommunications recently allowed mobile operators to conduct 5G trials. The Chinese companies, however, have been kept out of the trials. About the Spectrum Trials The Telecom Department has allowed Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and MTNL to conduct trials using 5G technology. These service providers have tied up with original equipment ..

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100% FDI in DTH

The Union Cabinet recently approved revised guidelines for Direct to Home (DTH) broadcasting services. The guidelines allow 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in DTH. Also, it has increased the license period to twenty years. Earlier, it was ten years. What are the new Guidelines? The license fee has been revised to 8% from 10% of ..

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Airtel and Amazon Web Services partner to provide cloud solutions to businesses

Bharti Airtel Limited and Amazon Web Services, the cloud-based services arm of Amazon, have announced a strategic partnership to provide a basket of clod solutions to the large, small and medium businesses in the country. Details of the Partnership As per the terms of this partnership, both the companies will bring together their capabilities to ..

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What is Adjusted Gross Revenue?

There was a tussle between the Telecommunication industries and the GoI over the license fee settlement. The Union Budget waived penalty for those who paid their interest charges over the disputed tax liabilities before March 2020. The case over the license fee settlement was pronounced in favour of the GoI recently. Following this, several companies ..

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