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Reliance Industries Ltd’s telecom unit Jio pipped rival Bharti Airtel to become India’s second-largest operator by subscribers as of May, government data showed.

Jio furthers its commitment to reduce gender gap in digital adoption Jul 15 2019

Jio, the world’s largest mobile data network, has today announced that it has partnered with GSMA’s Connected Women Initiative to bridge the gender gap in digital adoption and digital literacy among women in India.

Inter-Ministerial Panel Clears Draft RFP To Select Auctioneer For 2019 Spectrum Sale Jul 14 2019

An inter-ministerial panel has approved the draft RFP (tender document) to select the auctioneer who will conduct the upcoming spectrum sale, including for 5G radiowaves, according to a source.

BSNL Staff Salaries For June Have Been Paid: Prasad Jul 11 2019

Cash-strapped Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has made staff salary payments for the month of June, and casual labourers and temporary workers in the state-owned corporation too are being paid wages "regularly", Parliament was informed on Thursday.

Pravin Kumar Purwar Appointed As CMD BSNL Jul 09 2019

Pravin Kumar Purwar was on Tuesday appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), according to an official order.

Credit Profiles Of Telcos To Remain Under Pressure In Mid-Term: Ind-Ra Jul 09 2019

Credit profiles of telecom operators will remain under pressure in the medium term on the back of competition, high-debt levels and continued dependence on capital infusion for servicing loans and capital expenditure (capex), India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said Tuesday.

Ex-Apple India Head Launches Start-Up Named 'Sofyx' Jul 09 2019

Former Country Manager - Apple India, Sanjay Kaul has launched his own start-up named 'Sofyx' -- a social commerce platform for general traders dealing in smartphones and accessories in India.

Trai Sticks To Stance On Pricing Of Spectrum For 5G, Other Bands Jul 08 2019

Regulator Trai on Monday stuck to its recommendation on base price and valuation of spectrum, including for 5G radiowaves, making it clear to the telecom department that it has considered "all relevant factors" while giving views on prices.

Delayed Airtel Africa's $4.4-bn Nigeria listing to go ahead on Monday Jul 06 2019

Airtel Africa aims to list on the Nigerian bourse on Monday, one of the financial advisors arranging the issue said, after the exchange postponed the listing which had been scheduled for Friday.