India’s top court rejects telecom firm’s plea on dues

India’s top court rejects telecom firm’s plea on dues

On Friday, India’s top court has rejected a plea by mobile carriers seeking corrections of what they called errors in the government’s calculation of their dues, leading to a slump in the shares of embattled Vodafone Idea.

Last year, the Supreme Court gave telecoms companies 10 years...


Jio Q1 net profit rises 45%c to Rs 3,651 crore

Jio Q1 net profit rises 45%c to Rs 3,651 crore

Digital company Jio on Friday reported a 44.9 per cent jump in its net profit to Rs. 3,651 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2021, according to a company statement.

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 2,519 crore in the year-ago period.


India invites global bids for public broadband project

India invites global bids for public broadband project

Special purpose vehicle BBNL, an unit of the Communications Ministry, on Tuesday invited bids for Rs 19,041 crore BharatNet project to roll out high-speed broadband services in the rural areas across 16 States.

The Indian government will only provide viability gap funding under the p...


Bharti Airtel, Cisco launch next-gen SD-WAN connectivity

Bharti Airtel, Cisco launch next-gen SD-WAN connectivity

Bharti Airtel (Airtel), India’s premier communications solutions provider, and Cisco on Monday announced the launch of next-gen connectivity solutions for enterprises based on Cisco’s SD- WAN technology. According to the company’s press release, the solution will enable businesses, large and small, to accelerate th...