The data implied Reliance Jio held a wireless user base of approx 44.3 crore as of July 31st, Airtel 35.4 crore and Vodafone-Idea 27.2 crore
Following demise of the separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, mobile services, except on BSNL's postpaid, were snapped across the valley on Wednesday night as a pre-emptive measure.
Both the prime ministers had jointly launched Phase-I of the project during Modi's state visit to Bhutan in August last year.
Official sources said that the government had told BSNL not to use Chinese equipment in 4G upgrade, and that implementation of the direction meant that the company had to issue a new tender.
The Department of Telecom is considering measures to urge private telecom operators to bring down their dependence on Chinese-made telecom equipment.
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, in a press conference, clarified that neither MTNL nor BSNL was being closed or divested, allaying apprehensions of employees and users.
TRAI has favoured that upfront formula-based spectrum charges be replaced with adjusted gross revenue (AGR)-based fees when it comes to BSNL's satellite services through INMARSAT.
Nokia's Chennai facility recently crossed the four-million unit production milestone in its 10th year of operation. BSNL is already working with Nokia and Chinese player ZTE on a 5G technology roadmap.
Passengers wait at a platform after farmers stop the trains' movement during their 'Rail Roko' protest demanding dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, in...PTI Photo
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh interacts with the naval commanders during the inaugural session of Commanders’ Conference, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
People in raincoats and carrying umbrellas visit the Taj Mahal during rain, in Agra.PTI Photo
Tourists during fresh snowfall in Koksar area of Lahaul and Spiti district.PTI Photo
Fresh snowfall in Koksar area of Lahaul and Spiti districtPTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates