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Telecom department likely to approve Vodafone-Idea merger today

Idea and Vodafone have decided to combine their operations to create the country's largest telecom operator.

18 Jun 2018 12:15 PM

Airtel partners with DoT to open broadband centres in UP

Airtel said it has committed to partnerning with BharatNet to provide broadband service in up to 30,500 gram panchayats.

13 Jun 2018 6:00 PM

DoT, aviation ministry to meet on in-flight connectivity norms

DoT and the civil aviation ministry officials will meet within 10 days.

12 Jun 2018 3:33 PM

Govt floats tender to set up 5 lakh wi-fi in panchayats

The project is expected to be rolled out by the end of this year.

07 Jun 2018 6:06 PM

Idea Cellular gets DoT nod to raise FDI limit to 100 per cent

The FDI approval is a major milestone in the merger process of Vodafone India with Idea Cellular.

04 Jun 2018 9:11 PM


Revised M&A norms to pave way for Idea-Vodafone merger

DoT will seek Rs 2,100 crore bank guarantee this month from Idea Cellular as one-time spectrum charge.

01 Jun 2018 8:37 AM

Wi-Fi adds wing to BharatNet, data usage jumps 190 pc in villages

Karnataka at present has largest number of GPs where BharatNet infrastructure is used for Wi-Fi choupal project.

27 May 2018 1:40 PM

MTNL investing Rs 190 crore to upgrade services, says Manoj Sinha

The department of telecom is seriously considering to allot 4G spectrum to state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam.

20 May 2018 2:21 PM

Centre to ensure quality mobile network services, says Manoj Sinha

Government will ensure that quality service is given to the consumers.

17 May 2018 8:38 PM

Airtel to lay-off section of Telenor staff post-merger

Both the companies had entered into an agreement for the deal in February 2017.

16 May 2018 8:37 PM


DoT approves merger of Bharti Airtel and Telenor India

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) had approved the proposed merger on March 8.

14 May 2018 1:35 PM

Telecom ministry to decide on Idea's 100 pc FDI proposal: Prabhu

The Department of Telecom has put some condition while seeking views of DIPP on the proposal.

06 May 2018 11:41 AM

MTNL approaches govt for allotment of 4G spectrum

To survive in the mobile telephony market, 4G presence is a must.

29 Apr 2018 11:50 AM

Draft National Telecom Policy to be released on May 1

It (NTP) will hopefully trigger innovation, will focus on Make in India and provide opportunities for partnering with lit of companies.

26 Apr 2018 12:36 PM

MTNL revival plan on, DoT panel meeting regularly: CMD

It ruled out any talks on closure of the company at this point.

24 Apr 2018 3:37 PM


Unrestricted internet telephony likely soon

After eight years since its launch, internet telephony may finally arrive in India with legal clarity next month.

16 Apr 2018 12:18 PM

DoT awaits FDI clearance for Idea to approve merger with Vodafone

Only FDI clearance for Idea is pending before merger of Vodafone.

15 Apr 2018 2:50 PM

TDSAT has asked DoT to clear Airtel-Telenor merger without BG: Bharti

TDSAT has asked DoT to grant approval to Airtel-Telenor merger without any bank guarantee.

12 Apr 2018 5:50 PM

DoT, GSMA to discuss mobile phone cloning issue on Apr 17

The Department of Telecom will next week discuss the mobile phone cloning issue with global industry body GSM Association.

12 Apr 2018 12:18 PM

TRAI seeks simplification of public Wi-Fi access point establishment

TRAI noted that a number of entities had registered for participating in the pilot project as PDOs.

06 Apr 2018 2:24 PM