A leading lawyer has advised GSM mobile operators that they can take legal action against Tata Teleservices in the country.
GSM mobile operators are planning to disconnect the Tata Teleservices as its license stands cancelled. The Cellular Operators Association of India, which is the representative body of the operators, had sought legal opinion from top lawyer Rohinton F Nariman on this issue and he has recommended that the group has grounds to take legal action against the company.
India's sixth-biggest mobile phone firm by users, Tata Teleservices has announced that it surrendering a large part of the CDMA mobile airwaves to the government.
The company said that it is giving up the CDMA spectrum under protest against the central government, which has announced a decision to impose a one-time fee. Tata Teleservices, which is a part of the Tata group and is 26% owned by Japan's NTTDoCoMo, informed the authorities that it will surrender all airwaves beyond the 2.5 MHz limit in 15 telecom circles in the country.
The Indian government has imposed an additional fee of $339 million or 18.42 billion rupees on the leading five telecom service providers in the country after it was found that the companies had underreported their revenues.
Several telecom service providers in the country have agreed to start sharing real-time interception of BlackBerry calls and data services from their networks with the security agencies in the country.
The government had set a December 31 deadline for the telecom service providers to comply with the order. Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Tata Teleservices have confirmed that they are ready to start sharing the data with the security services in the country.
Norway-based telecom giant Telenor ASA is reportedly pursuing discussions with Tata Teleservices Ltd to merge their Indian operations.
Three people familiar with the situation revealed that Telenor and Tata Teleservices Ltd are mulling proposal to combine their operations in India, and create a bigger entity to better compete with rivals.
Several major telecom operators in India are looking to enhance revenues by slashing freebies and talk-time that come with discount vouchers, which are used by prepaid customers.
The telecom service providers are looking to improve sales and margins as they face stagnating earnings in the country. According to latest data, 96 percent of India's 906 million mobile connections are subscribed to prepaid plans.
Global brokerage firm, Morgan Stanley has announced its decision to downgrade Tata Global Beverages stock from "equal weight" to "underweight".
Morgan Stanley said that it downgraded the shares due to high valuations and advised the investors to book profits following a recent hike in share prices. The brokerage listed poor earnings visibility, weak market positioning, lack of pricing power, lower return ratios and high valuations as main reasons for the downgrade.
India’s telecom sector suffered the first-ever decline in the number of monthly subscriber in July this year, figures released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed.
According to the latest TRAI report, the total number of telecom subscribers slipped by 20.71 million subscribers month on month, from 965.52 million in June to 944.81 million in July.
It was the first time in India’s telecom sector that overall subscriber base had shrunk.
Almost all the incumbent telecom players, including Bharti Airtel, Idea, Vodafone, Tata Tele, Airtel, attended the conference organized by DoT on Thursday in the run-up to the next round of 2G auctions, but international mobile phone major kept away from the pre-bid conference.
The pre-bid conference kicked off the process for the second round of 2G auctions. But, Thursday's conference remained a low-key affair, particularly when we compare it with the passion seen in the pre-bid conference in the run-up to the 3G auctions in 2010.
Tata Teleservices has warned that it might have to take legal action against the government if it moves ahead with its plans to ask existing mobile phone companies to pay a price that will be determined in the auction, for the spectrum held by them for the remaining period of their licenses.
The Supreme Court of India has ruled against the petitions from seven telecommunications companies challenging the apex court’s earlier decision to cancel 122 telecom licenses in the country.
The Supreme Court also dismissed a similar plea filed by former telecom minister Andimuthu Raja. alleging that the ruling unfairly impeached him. The court rejected review petitions of companies including Videocon Telecommunications Ltd, STel Ltd, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd, Tata Teleservices, Unitech Wireless Ltd, Etisalat DB Telecom Pvt. Ltd and Idea Cellular Ltd.
The Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) has announced that it will now integrate all of its telecommunication services under the single Tata DOCOMO from Thursday.
The company said that it will integrate Tata Indicom, Tata Walky and Tata Photon will now be under the Tata DOCOMO brand name. However, the changes will not take effect in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
Mumbai, April 26 : Telecom service provider Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd. (TTML) Tuesday reported a radical turnaround, saying it earned a net profit of Rs. 80 crore for the 2010-11 fiscal year ended March 31 against a net loss of Rs. 318 crore suffered in the fiscal before 2009-10.
The total sales of the company stood at Rs. 3,168.43 crore during the period under review as against Rs. 2,277.78 crore during the year ago period, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Tata Teleservices Limited, the country's fastest-growing dual-technology telecom service provider, has appended 2.32 million fresh subscribers (wireless and wireline) during the last month to hit the 75-million-subscribers' target in a short period of just over five-and-a-half years since the launch of its mobile telephony services in early 2005.
As on 31 July 2010, TTL closed July with a total of 76,058,908 subscribers (wireless and wireline).
Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTL) has announced that it has been able to add 2.32 million new users in the month of July. Post this the total subscriber base of the company has become 75 million.
As on July 31, 2010 the subscriber base reached 76,058,908 (wireless and wireline). It is commendable to note that it has managed to reach this level; within just five-and-a-half years of its operations in India. It was in 2005 that the company started to work.
Olive Telecommunication has declared that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Tata Teleservices.
Moreover, the company has also rolled out two new convergence devices in Mumbai.
Slated to hit market within a week, the Olive Nexus V-R9 is a travel router with numerous connectivity features such as EDGE, 3G, EVDO, ADSL and WiMAX.
The Wi-fi buggle also permits multi users.
Tata Teleservices Ltd's GSM brand Tata Docomo on Monday has released a tariff plan for its enterprise clientele, which permits the users to carry forward their leftover talk time and text messages for a period of three months.
Tata Telesrvices after the successful launch of the Docomo services in certain parts of India has launched the service in Gujarat also. The company has uniquely positioned its service as the pay for what you use model which more commonly known as the per second tariff structure.
Tata Teleservices has announced on Friday that it is entering into a franchisee agreement with Future Group to offer GSM mobile services in the Indian market. The new service will be launched under the name, T24.
This is a second such agreement for Tata Teleservices as it has a similar arrangement with Virgin Group to offer mobile telephony services under Virgin brand. Future group operates a major retail chain in the country.
Tata Teleservices Limited has contracted with Nokia Siemens Networks to implement part of its next phase transmission network, with a view to prepare in advance for the expected growth in data traffic and to enhance the IP capabilities of its existing mobile backhaul network.
The Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) is a leading dual-technology telecom service operator with pan-India presence, while, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) is a leading global enabler of telecommunications services.