Telecom Sector

Telenor Pays 1,250 Cr To Unitech

Telenor Pays 1,250 Cr To UnitechNorway-based Telenor Group has made the payment of the first installment of Rs 1,250 crore in Unitech Wireless that gave it a stake of 33.5 per cent in the telecom JV.

With this investment, the Norwegian company has made a formal entry into the world’s fastest growing telecom sector.

Speaking on this, Telenor Group President and CEO, Jon Fredrik Baksaas said, “This marks the formal entry of Telenor into the world’s fastest growing mobile market and we are now embarking on an operational phase, and the preparations for the launch of our services.”

BSNL Signs Sale & Distribution Deal With Micromax For 3G Data Cards

BSNL Signs Sale & Distribution Deal With Micromax For 3G Data CardsBSNL and Micromax have signed up a national deal for sale and distribution of 3G Data Cards to the BSNL subscribers.

The freshly launched BSNL 3G services are presently available in around 11 cities, and BSNL eyes to raise this reach to approx 700 cities by the next 2-3 months.

RCom Adds 3.3 Mln Customers On GSM and CDMA Networks In Feb 2009

RCom Adds 3.3 Mln Customers On GSM and CDMA Networks In Feb 2009Reliance Communications (RCom), the part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, is riding high these days.

The company announced that its total subscriber base has gone up to 69.38 million as it added 3.38 million new customers on both GSM and CDMA networks during the last month (Feb 2009).  

RCom had claimed over 5 million additions for the month of January (2009).

RCOM launches India’s fastest wireless internet service @ Rs 299

Reliance CommunicationsReliance Communications Limited, a part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, has finally rolled out its CDMA wireless broadband service in the country under the name 'Reliance Netconnect Broardband Plus'.

With downlink speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps and uplink speeds of up to 1.8 Mbps, Reliance Communications' Netconnect Broadband Plus is offering 30% higher downlink rate in comparison to any other wireless broadband offering.

RCom Rolls Out New Fastest Wireless Internet Service In India

Rcom Rolls Out New Fastest Wireless Internet ServiceReliance Communications, on Thursday, has made announcement about the launching of a new wireless Internet service, called Reliance Netconnect Broadband Plus, which is based on the CDMA technology.

The telecom major claims it to be the fastest internet service in the country till date.

With a downlink speed of up to 3.1 mega bytes per second (Mbps) and a separate uplink speed of up to 1.8 Mbps, the newly launched service offers 30% higher downlink rate as compared to any other wireless broad band offering.

BSNL To Roll Out 3G Service In Chennai; Signs MoU With L&T Arun Excello

BSNL To Roll Out 3G Service In Chennai; Signs MoU With L&T Arun Excello Chief General Manager of BSNL, M P Velusamy said that the state-owned telecommunication company is all set to roll out its much-awaited 3G services in the Chennai telecom district, comprising Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur, in the first week of June.

Mr. Velusamy was lecturing at a press meet held for the signing of a MoU between BSNL and L&T Arun Excello Realty Pvt. Ltd to set up telecom infrastructure at the Estancia Integrated Township.

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