The top major telecos- Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular have hiked rates of special tariff voice call vouchers in wake to bear their losses after increase cost of 2G data plans by Indian government. Read more
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DoT changes women helpline number from ‘167’ to ’181′
The Delhi government on Monday announced ‘167’ as the new women helpline number. But within house, the Telecom Ministry changed the number to ‘181’ saying that the new number three-digit number was easier to remember.
After the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-years-old girl student, the Telecom Ministry has announced the women helpline number for the first time in the past three years. Read more
Nationwide Mobile Number Portability from Feb 2013: Kapil Sibal
Talking to media on Thursday the telecom minister Kapil Sibal said that Nationwide Mobile Number Portability (MNP) as predicted in the National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2012 is likely to be in place by February next year.
With the launch of nationwide MNP, mobile users can retain the same number but still they can move to another state or circle. Read more
Restore SMS services to Aircel, SC orders Airtel
According to latest news, Supreme Court has ordered the Bharti Airtel to restore SMS services to the Aircel in the coming 24 hours.
In addition, Aircel has agreed to pay 10 paise per SMS to Airtel.
Further, the Supreme Court said that this would be the subject to the condition that from Monday, Aircel would pay Airtel in terms of demand latter dated from October 25 and pay 10 paise per SMS. Read more