By the middle of the year, people across the country will be able to sample the new world of fourth-generation, or 4G, LTE services that will offer data at a speed 10 times faster than the current average 3G speed.
The debate on net neutrality reached a high when the country's largest cellular operator, Bharti Airtel, announced plans to introduce a different pricing for voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services last month.
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside a trial court order naming Bharti Airtel Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar group promoter Ravi Ruia as accused in a 2G telecom spectrum case.
To give a fillip to its super fast fourth-generation mobile services, Bharti Airtel has tied up with Chinese handset maker Xiaomi to provide 4G device Redmi Note at a price of Rs 9,999 in six cities, including Delhi.
Bharti Airtel, India’s largest cellular operator, on Monday said it had decided against launching the recently announced special data packs for voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) calls, using applications such as Skype, Viber and Line.
Bharti Airtel’s move not to permit Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP), using Skype, Viber, Line, etc, at discounted rates for its pre-paid customers has raised many questions, including the aspect of violation of net neutrality.
Government will look into Airtel's plan to charge separately for internet call services (VoIP) offered by apps like Skype, Viber and Line that will cost up to Rs 10,000 per GB on 2G network and up to Rs 4,000 per GB on 3G network to a user.
Bharti Airtel Ltd, India's largest telecommunications carrier by subscribers, will soon start charging users extra money for using services such as Skype as Indian operators look to boost their data network and revenues.
With more operators launching the super-fast fourth-generation mobile services next year, the 4G subscriber base is expected to reach 10-15 million by December 2015 in the country, consultancy firm PwC has said.
Telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel, which has operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, and African telecommunications infrastructure provider IHS Holding have signed an agreement under which latter will acquire about 1,100
Reliance Industries, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Bharti Airtel, Tata Steel, Sesa Sterlite, Cairn India and Wipro are among 175 stocks that have hit a three-month low as the S&P BSE Sensex slipped over 1,000 points thus far in December.
Since July, Bharti Airtel has sold 11,400 of the 15,000 towers it had across 17 countries in Africa. The move, the Sunil Mittal-led company said, was meant to pare debt and cut capital expenditure on passive infrastructure.
India's largest private telecom company Bharti Airtel sees the need for lot of investments to go into things like data analytics, spectrum and customer relationship management (CRM) to ride the next wave of growth encompassing the mobile internet and the