Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicTelecom Industry

Topic: Telecom Industry

Hotstar, Netflix urged to stop ads, HD content as coronavirus lockdown overloads internet

Telecom industry tells 11 streaming platforms it is experiencing pressure and wants them to use data as minimally and efficiently as possible.

Supreme Court refuses to back down on dues of Vodafone Idea, Airtel

Supreme Court said it will consider proposal by Modi government seeking a 20-year payment plan for dues worth Rs 1.4 lakh crore.

This is how the telecom sector was rescued from bankruptcy in 1999

India’s brush with mobile telephony started in the mid-1990s, but the beginning was far from smooth.

Vodafone Idea has 6 options to save itself. But none of them look good

Vodafone Idea has to pay the govt Rs 28,000 crore by 17 March but it is struggling with mounting losses and debt and has few options.

Jio, Airtel, Vodafone hike rates: Indians being punished by policies made after 2G scam?

India’s debt-ridden telecom players Vodafone-Idea and Bharti Airtel, along with Reliance Jio Sunday announced tariff hikes of 14-67 per cent.

Bharti Airtel posts record loss after making provision to pay Rs 30,710 crore to govt

Bharti Airtel is selling assets & paying down debt while losing money on its operations and facing a SC ruling to pay overdue fees related to spectrum & licences.

Vodafone Idea going bust will badly damage India’s attraction for investors

Modi government should see the folly of effectively turning the telecom industry into a two-horse race between Jio and Airtel.

Vodafone’s India venture at risk of collapse if Modi govt doesn’t back off on fees: CEO

The Supreme Court recently ordered Vodafone to pay $4 billion in past dues for spectrum fees.

Vodafone Idea seeks debt revamp as losses mount and users bolt

Vodafone Idea has warned lenders that it won’t be able to honour its commitments for long under current conditions.

Telecom revolution took India to 21st century. The state is taking it backwards

Between rapacious bureaucracy, corrupt politicians, crony businesses and economics-agnostic judiciary, we have created conditions for a telecom crisis.

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Why the rupee’s ‘record low’ is not necessarily a cause for concern

What ‘strong currency’ policy framers ignore is that almost every nation with a successful long-term record of development has pursued a ‘weak currency’ policy to win export markets.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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