Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicTelecom Industry

Topic: Telecom Industry

Market forces are easing telecom tariff wars, TRAI says

Jio, which pushed its way into first place this summer with free voice calling, is raising prices just as rivals Airtel and Vodafone Idea are posting losses and selling assets to raise cash.

Kaushik Basu says economic slowdown is ‘impending’ & Rajeev Bhargava writes on Brahmanism

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Airtel’s Sunil Bharti Mittal says Indian Telecom can recover by 2020

Bharti slipped to No. 2 in the industry last year after Idea Cellular Ltd. and Vodafone India merged to become India’s largest operator by subscribers.

How Mukesh Ambani shook up India’s mobile phone sector

India’s mobile industry has consolidated into 3 big service providers from more than 10 earlier after Mukesh Ambani’s Jio entered the market.

End to Mukesh Ambani’s telecom price war may be 185 million users away

Reliance Jio has amassed more than 200 million users since its launch in 2016.

Airtel and Jio prepare for a Rs 36,500 crore final telecom battle

Mittal-controlled Bharti Airtel and Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm bond sale may finally end India's steep telecom price pain.

TalkPoint: With the worst 4G speed in the world, is India just chasing headlines on digital economy?

Experts weigh in on the Open Signal report which ranks India's on the last position out of 88 countries in terms of its 4G speed

Mukesh Ambani dials the right number, again

There is no doubt that Mukesh Ambani’s entry into the telecom business has engineered a massive public benefit. But proper customer service can be provided only by a healthy industry.

मुकेश और अनिल का व्यावसायिक करियर: बड़े मियाँ तो बड़े मियाँ, छोटे मियाँ…

एक तरफ जहाँ मुकेश अंबानी ने 2017 में दूरसंचार उद्योग में हड़कंप मचा दिया, वहीं छोटे भाई अनिल अंबानी उधार चुकाने के लिए एक के बाद एक व्यवसाय को बेचते रहे

In Ambani vs Ambani, big brother has the last laugh

Mukesh Ambani can look back on a year during which he has shaken up the telecom industry, whereas Anil has been selling one business after another to raise cash.

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
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

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

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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