India Regulation Resources

India Regulation Resources

India Department of Telecom

http://www.dot.gov.in/

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

http://www.trai.gov.in

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

http://www.ficci.com/

Recent Indian Government Announcements Telecom Subscribers Growth for August 2010
The number of telephone subscribers in India increased to 706.37 Million at the end of August 2010 from 688.38 Million in July-2010, thereby registering a growth rate of 2.61 %. With this, the overall Tele-density in India reaches 59.63. http://www.trai.gov.in/WriteReadData/trai/upload/PressReleases/767/August_Press_release.pdf

Articles on India Telecom Regulation

India allows telecom imports after 8-month ban
AP, August 25, 2010

India has relaxed an eight-month ban on imports of telecommunication equipment, approving orders from China's ZTE and Huawei and Finland's Nokia Siemens Networks, executives said Wednesday, as security fears fade before an urgent need to roll out third-generation wireless infrastructure.
http://www.wtop.com/?nid=108&sid=2017976

Ericsson Objects to New Indian Telecom Rules

CIO, August 26, 2010

India has relaxed an eight-month ban on imports of telecommunication equipment, approving orders from China's ZTE and Huawei and Finland's Nokia Siemens Networks, executives said Wednesday, as security fears fade before an urgent need to roll out third-generation wireless infrastructure. http://www.cio.com/article/602342/Ericsson_Objects_to_New_Indian_Telecom_Rules

India Reviewing Telecom Equipment Security Rules

Network World, August 26, 2010

India's Department of Telecommunications (DOT) is reviewing tight security rules that it announced in July on imported telecommunications equipment by service providers, according to sources who declined to be named.
http://napps.networkworld.com/news/2010/082610-india-reviewing-telecom-equipment-security.html?hpg1=bn

Telecom gear cos may have to give security undertaking India extends BlackBerry access deadline

AFP, October 12, 2010

India has given BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) an extended deadline of January 31 to provide its intelligence agencies a way of accessing all its services, a report said Tuesday. http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5h9tMlmC3AyuCjurj2tA4rPZj0alg?docId=CNG.3af003c84a71aeca2db44ba857bb01cc.401

In India, BlackBerry Gets 2-Month Reprieve on Threat of Ban

New York Times, August 30, 2010

In a sign that India and the maker of popular BlackBerry devices might be closer to settling a dispute over law enforcement's access to corporate e-mail, the government on Monday said that it would study and test a proposal by the company for two months.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/31/technology/31rim.html

The Economic Times, June 7, 2010

After offering a major respite for telcos by allowing them to resume import of Chinese telecom gear, the Centre has now decided to ask all international equipment vendors to provide an undertaking that their products meet international standards and do not pose any security threat.
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/telecom/Telecom-gear-cos-may-have-to-give-security-undertaking/articleshow/6018021.cms

India Tells Mobile Firms to Delay Deals for Chinese Telecom Equipment

New York Times, April 30, 2010

Worried about reports of Chinese hackers and spying, the Indian government has effectively barred local mobile phone operators from making deals with Chinese telecommunications manufacturers, according to the head of India's main cellular industry trade group.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/01/business/global/01delhi.html

Articles on India Telecom Market

India's Mobile Subscriber Growth Continues

India's mobile subscriber growth continues with the country adding 16.3 million new subscribers in May, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/200032/indiaand8217s_mobile_subscriber_growth_continues.html

After 3G and Mobile Number Portability, what's next for telecom companies? Intense competition, falling revenues and incremental expenditure have affected the balance sheet of almost all telecom operators in India.
http://www.moneylife.in/article/4/9386.html

Rural Market Hold the Key for India's Mobile Growth

India's mobile market continues to boom but there are signs of saturation, particularly in urban markets, according to analysts.
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/092310-rural-markets-hold-the-key.html

Media

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India Economic Times
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/

India Times
http://www.indiatimes.com/

Telecom

Telecom India Online
http://www.telecomindiaonline.com/

Medianama
http://www.medianama.com/

Economy Watch
http://www.economywatch.com

India Briefing
http://www.india-briefing.com

India Telecom News
http://indiatelecomnews.com

India Infoline
http://www.indiainfoline.com

Media Mughals
http://www.mediamughals.com/

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