Category: Mobile Operator

Call Drop Problem to Improve in 3-4 Months in Delhi

Vodafone on Thursday said there will be significant improvement in call drop problem in Delhi within 12-16 weeks as it plans to put up more sites as well as augment capacity of the existing ones. In the last six months, Vodafone has put up over 500 sites in Delhi NCR, while capacity of existing 550 […]

RCom Seeks 2G Intra-Circle Roaming Deal With BSNL, Idea, Vodafone

Telecom operator Reliance Communications is planning to roll out a 3G ICR-like roaming agreement to continue 2G service in Bihar, West Bengal and Assam after its right to use 2G spectrum expires in December. “RCom already has existing and valid intra-circle roaming (ICR) agreements with other telecom operators, predominantly Tata Teleservices and Aircel, to offer […]

Telenor India Launches Free Life Insurance for Subscribers

Telenor India on Wednesday announced free life insurance cover for its existing 47.55 million as well as potential new customers across its six operating circles. By spending on regular recharges with a small incremental value, Telenor consumers will get the benefit of a life insurance cover, which will be a hundred times of the monthly […]

Aircel Introduces Free Internet Scheme for New Subscribers

India’s leading mobile service providers Aircel Thursday introduced free basic Internet for all new customers, claimed to be first of kind in India. The product has been specially designed keeping in view the dramatic increase of mobile data users, for whom data usage is as much a part of their daily lives as voice calling, […]

Airtel 4G Speed Challenge Ads Found ‘Misleading’

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), responding to a consumer complaint about Airtel’s 4G speed challenge ads, has sent a notice to the telecom operator saying the ad campaign is misleading. The watchdog has also asked Airtel to either withdraw or modify the ad campaign, or seek a review of the decision. The advertisement […]

Proposal on Compensating Users for Call Drops by October 15

Sectoral regulator Trai will come out with recommendations on compensating consumers for call dropsby October 15 while it will also release a service paper in the next few days listing reasons behind the menace. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Thursday conducted an open house discussion on the issue wherein all the stakeholders […]