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DoT issues 13-digit numbers for machine-to-machine network trials

The 13-digit numbers have been allocated to state-run firm BSNL and private telecom operators.

05 Apr 2018 4:15 PM

Surfing Net while flying fine, but no mobile chat: DoT

While internet can be provided from the mome­nt a plane takes off but personal ele­ctronic devi­ces ha­ve to be put on fli­ght mode.

04 Apr 2018 1:48 PM

BSNL approaches DoT for recovery of Aircel's outstanding dues

The move comes at a time when Aircel has filed for bankruptcy.

01 Apr 2018 12:00 PM

DoT asks cos to vacate higher frequency band apt for 5G in 6 months

Government has given option to companies to migrate their services to other bands like 2.7-2.9 Ghz, 5 Ghz band etc.

29 Mar 2018 1:38 PM

Govt hopes to bring new telecom policy in next Parliament session

Telecom companies will have an 'option' to either go for new payment schedule for spectrum or continue under existing arrangement.

20 Mar 2018 3:35 PM


DoT increases spectrum cap, installments for payments

The overall spectrum cap is revised from the current limit of 25 per cent to 35 per cent

20 Mar 2018 10:28 AM

Give 4G spectrum to BSNL, MTNL at the earliest: Par Panel

Committee is of the view that both BSNL and MTNL will lose the data market, if they are not given 4G services soon.

14 Mar 2018 10:31 AM

BSNL seeks Rs 6,652 crore as equity infusion from govt: Sinha

BSNL will pay balance Rs 7,233 crore of spectrum cost in ten annual installments from its internal accruals.

03 Feb 2018 11:03 AM

Bring in in-flight connectivity: Trai

The regulator recommended creation of an IFC service provider at an annual licence fee of Rs 1 only initially.

20 Jan 2018 1:13 AM

DoT to meet telcos, regulator on call drops on January 10

Meeting is also slated to discuss new stringent call drop norms that were enforced by TRAI in Oct last year.

08 Jan 2018 2:00 PM


Telecom Commission meeting on Jan 9 over relief package for sector

Commission is likely to discuss relief package recommended by an inter-ministerial group for telecom sector.

04 Jan 2018 5:10 PM

India’s stand on net neutrality clear, US can decide for itself: Govt

Ravi Shankar Prasad also said the government is making efforts to make India a USD 1 trillion digital economy in coming 5 years.

16 Dec 2017 9:06 PM

Trai hopes to share new telecom policy inputs with DoT in Dec

Policy in the offing is expected to focus on areas such as Internet for all, next-generation technologies.

08 Nov 2017 5:44 PM

Govt aims to double telecom footprint in India by 2020

Govt is working on telecom projects worth of Rs 1 lakh crore, which will be completed in next 2 years.

26 Oct 2017 4:07 PM

Govt to float tender for Wi-Fi service in panchayats by 2019

Plan is to roll out Wi-Fi service in 1 lakh gram panchayats (GPs) in a year and in the rest by 2019.

20 Oct 2017 4:09 PM


Govt sets up body for 5G, eyes rollout by 2020

Government aims to deliver about 10,000 megabit per second in urban areas and 1000 Mbps in rural locations.

26 Sep 2017 2:42 PM

Tampering IMEI number a punishable offence now, can attract up to 3 yrs in jail

The unique number of mobile devices is allocated by global industry body GSMA and bodies authorised by it.

24 Sep 2017 6:28 PM

IMG may favour more time to telcos for spectrum payment

IMG is also considering a proposal to shift from PLR to MCLR for interest and penalty payments.

22 Aug 2017 1:44 PM

Trai paper on spectrum auction, pricing 'ready'; likely to be out this week

During the last auction, the government had put airwaves worth Rs 5.66 lakh crore for sale.

21 Aug 2017 1:13 PM

Telecom sector stress: IMG to meet next week to finalise report

The high-level group will hold its next meeting on August 14 and August 16.

09 Aug 2017 9:47 AM