Tag: BSNL

  • COAI: No major gain for telecom industry from corporate tax rate cut

    COAI: No major gain for telecom industry from corporate tax rate cut

    NEW DELHI: The government’s move to lower corporate tax to 22 per cent is positive for the economy but there is no major benefit for the stressed telecom sector, according to industry body Cellular Operators Association of India. In the fourth tranche of post-budget economic stimulus measures, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cut base corporate tax […]

  • Reports: Vodafone Idea, Airtel lose 30 million subscribers

    Reports: Vodafone Idea, Airtel lose 30 million subscribers

    Mobile subscriber base of Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel shrunk by nearly 14.5 million and 15.1 million, respectively, as of March over the previous month, while Reliance Jio added 9.4 million users in the month, according to the TRAI data. India’s total wireless subscriber base fell to 1,161.8 million on March 31, 2019, shedding 21.87 […]

  • BSNL partners with Nokia, aims to control air pollution in India

    BSNL partners with Nokia, aims to control air pollution in India

    India’s largest state-run telecom company BSNL has announced the¬†partnership with Nokia, “In an aim to market and deploy smart poles that will detect pollution levels.” Talking at India Mobile Congress (IMC) BSNL Chairman and Managing director Anupam Shrivastava said “BSNL has signed an agreement with Nokia to jointly market and deploy smart poles across India. […]