All stories by Malini Bhupta
The Jio effect? Vodafone India gets Rs 47,700-cr war chestRediff.com23 Sep 2016
This equity capital infusion is the country's largest-ever FDI.
Big 3 telcos not allowing consumers to port: JioRediff.com16 Sep 2016
Jio says it has completed mobile number portability testing and is certified MNP-compliant
Interconnect port: RJio plans to take older telcos to courtRediff.com8 Sep 2016
Trai calls both Jio and incumbents for a meeting to discuss the issue
After 100 days of reform, life gets easier for telcosRediff.com1 Sep 2016
Telecom Secretary J S Deepak has resolved the toughest issues facing the sector, but his real test will be in delivering on the govt's Digital India dream
Reliance AGM to focus on Jio's road mapRediff.com29 Aug 2016
RIL is also set to file its tariff plans, which will mark the company's intent to commercialise Jio's operations, with the regulator this week
Singtel buys out Temasek from Bharti for $659 mnRediff.com19 Aug 2016
After the transaction with Temasek, Singtel will hold 47.39 per cent in Bharti Telecom.
RCom plans to promote app-to-app callingRediff.com18 Aug 2016
For Rs 39, customers can talk for 300 minutes anywhere in India and worldwide
India has only 3% share in world mobile revenueRediff.com12 Aug 2016
India has average monthly spends of $4 per user; it is over $20 in other Asian markets
Telecom operators blast Rel Jio, say its free calls are choking themRediff.com10 Aug 2016
Letter to telecom secretary alleges Jio is masquerading full-blown services in the guise of a trial; no word from Reliance.
Slow 4G run rate casts shadow on telecom sectorRediff.com6 Jul 2016
A year after Bharti Airtel launched 4G services, there are only 6.5 mn users in the country
Vistara aims for foreign skies in two yearsRediff.com21 Jun 2016
Vistara has accelerated fleet expansion plan from June 2018 to earlier, open to talks with Boeing as well.
Trai's approach to net neutrality is flawed: Rajeev ChandrasekharRediff.com6 Jun 2016
Decisions of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) have been under scrutiny for a while.
Telcos contest call-drop test drive, accuse Trai of bad faithRediff.com3 Jun 2016
Telcos say tests were done in the known problematic areas of Delhi-NCR, where operators face issues in obtaining cell sites.
How TRAI has gone back on net neutralityRediff.com1 Jun 2016
Its pre-consultation paper has been silent on the issue of closed electronic communication network, a loophole telcos can exploit to offer discriminatory pricing.
With 3G speeds good enough, do we need 4G?Rediff.com13 May 2016
After initial success, data use is stagnating and getting consumers to spend additional money for high-speed internet is proving to be difficult for telcos.
How good is the Reliance Jio service?Rediff.com10 May 2016
Trial offer is only by invite as of now, but is expected to be extended soon to select customers of Reliance Digital Express.
'We are at our best when we set the pace'Rediff.com10 May 2016
'If you look at voice and data realisations in India, they are the lowest in the world.'
Love her, hate her, but you can't ignore her!Rediff.com6 May 2016
How a trainee copywriter turned nto the most popular girl on the Internet.
Bharti Airtel to consider share buybackRediff.com24 Apr 2016
Bharti has been expanding its spectrum portfolio and now owns 4G data across all 22 circles in India
RJio brings high-speed subsea cable network to IndiaRediff.com19 Apr 2016
The network has been built by six telcos to handle high bandwidth demands of emerging technologies and applications.