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Western telecom vendors do so as the govt has made it mandatory to share funds for setting up 'test beds' for strict security checks.


Many mobile companies are coming up with cheap versions of android phones, giving tough competition to smart counterparts.

The department has demanded a payment of Rs 11, 218 crore, to be paid by the telecom giant within a month, for its Rs 55,000-crore deal with Hutchison in 2007.

The leading telecom operators are finding it difficult to sell 3G airwaves to telecom operators or companies that had not bid for it.

The company added two million wireless subscribers on its GSM and CDMA platforms in the month of September. It offers services on both the platforms.
Operators have decided to approach the telecom ministry, as well as Trai, on the proposed move by the government to issue new norms for new connections.
The company reported a net profit of 3.6 billion Swedish kronor. It had reported a net income of 810 million Swedish kronor for July-September quarter of 2009.
Introduction of the 'one paisa per second' tariff plan for mobile phones by Tata Docomo. It first took off in Tamil Nadu in June 2009.

The tie-up will support the UAE's telecom authority's mandate to encourage, promote and develop the telecommunications and IT industry across the region.

Hectic lobbying by telecom operators to scuttle the launch of mobile number portability dashes all hopes of it becoming a reality from October 31.

The government will meet on October 15 to take a final call on security concessions that they could offer to Chinese and Western vendors on imports equipment.