Indian government looks to revive BSNL and MTNL

After completing a first full year in office, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now keen to revive the fortunes of struggling state-owned telecoms operators BSNL and MTNL. Economic Times reports that Modi’s government sees “the revival of BSNL and MTNL …

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Asia Briefs: India won’t privatise BSNL, MTNL; LG to boost R&D spend 7% & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: India won’t privatise BSNL, MTNL — minister India’s telecoms minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said recently there will be no attempt to privatise …

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Asia Briefs: Airtel, BSNL to sign roaming deal, Coolpad aims to quadruple online sales & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: Airtel, BSNL to sign roaming deal India’s number one mobile operator Airtel and state-owned BSNL are expected to soon sign a country-wide …

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India’s mobile connections near 950M

India’s mobile connections increased 7 per cent last year to reach 946.2 million, according to GSMA Intelligence. It is the second largest mobile market in the world, behind China with 1.3 billion connections. Despite six players gaining or losing between …

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Amdocs announces banking solution for emerging markets, nabs Indian deal

Amdocs has unveiled a solution it claims enables operators and other players to offer affordable banking services, as well as announcing the first customer to adopt it. Working with local firm Triotech, Amdocs is delivering its solution to a partnership …

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