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'Re-verification of customer's KYC voluntary post SC verdict on Aadhaar'

Subscribers enrolled through Aadhaar-based authentication process may have to provide fresh documents.

18 Oct 2018 12:24 PM

Telcos propose new KYC process

Before the apex court order, telecom operators had developed a system for instant online verification of customers using Aadhaar.

11 Oct 2018 12:18 AM

DoT awaits legal opinion on creation of ombudsman under Trai

The Trai Act may be modified to create an ombudsman with power to penalise operators or compensate consumers.

02 Oct 2018 8:07 PM

DoT likely to approach Cabinet for 4G spectrum to BSNL, MTNL in November

BSNL has submitted a detailed project report to the government seeking spectrum for 4G services in lieu of equity.

30 Sep 2018 5:44 PM

DoT explores ways to comply with Supreme Court order

The apex court has said data with telecom (private) companies cannot be stored for more than 6 months.

28 Sep 2018 10:27 AM


DoT to set up panel to examine 5G applications: Telecom Secretary

The department has received proposals for using 5G technology in telemedicine and remote surgeries.

14 Sep 2018 7:56 PM

Telcos to submit new public wifi model by Monday: Telecom Secretary

The Department of Telecom is discussing a middle path with the operators for rolling out public wifi services.

07 Sep 2018 5:37 PM

No intent to impose blanket ban on messaging apps: Telecom Secretary

The government has taken a stern view of false news doing the rounds on social media platforms.

23 Aug 2018 7:29 PM

DoT forcibly taking over BSNL buildings, land, say employees

The DoT under a Presidential directive is taking away all the lands and buildings for housing its own offices.

20 Aug 2018 10:49 AM

Telecom department may allot, not auction E&V bands

Trai had earlier suggested Rs 10,000 per link of 250Mhz of E band and Rs 1,000 per link of 50Mhz for V band annually.

17 Aug 2018 9:02 AM


Department of Telecom examines 5G pricing model

The telecom regulator recently suggested base price of Rs 492 crore per unit of 3,500 MHz 5G spectrum.

13 Aug 2018 9:22 AM

DoT seeks industry views on blocking social media in specific situations

Recently, there have been widespread incidents of mob lynching in the country based on rumours spread through social media apps.

06 Aug 2018 6:03 PM

Revoking RCom's spectrum may harm debt recovery process, says SBI to DoT

SBI is inspecting the possibilities of providing bank guarantees to an extent of Rs 774 crore to RCom.

27 Jul 2018 1:34 PM

Govt gives final nod to Vodafone-Idea merger; to be India's largest operator

Idea Cellular and Vodafone India made a joint payment of Rs 7,268.78 crore.

26 Jul 2018 3:49 PM

Vodafone Q1 revenue down 22 pc; to complete Idea merger by Aug

Company exuded confidence of completing the transaction by next month.

25 Jul 2018 3:02 PM


Idea shares jump as Vodafone deal clears govt hurdle

Idea, a part of the Aditya Birla conglomerate, and Vodafone signed a merger agreement last year.

24 Jul 2018 4:01 PM

Suggestions on data privacy timely,says Aruna Sundararajan

Speaking on the sidelines of an event, she said that Trai’s assertion that data belongs .

19 Jul 2018 4:02 AM

Telecom department clears Idea-Vodafone merger with conditions

The department has asked Idea Cellular to pay Rs 3,926 crore in cash for Vodafone spectrum.

09 Jul 2018 7:47 PM

TRAI moots measures to make ICT services accessible for differently-abled

The panel's task would also include looking at fresh measures including funding aspects.

09 Jul 2018 7:19 PM

Idea-Vodafone merger set to receive clearance from telecom department

The department will adopt all procedural safeguards before allowing the merger as monetary issues are involved.

21 Jun 2018 12:10 PM