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COAI seeks equal rules, spectrum road map in new telecom policy

COAI has also asked the govt to ensure there is no delicensing or free allocation of spectrum.

04 Aug 2017 2:33 PM

Draft of new telecom policy by Dec-end: Telecom secretary

New policy formulation comes at a time when the sector is saddled with financial difficulties.

28 Jul 2017 3:55 PM

IMG considering more time for telcos to pay for spectrum

Inter-ministerial group is still exchanging ideas and the date of next meeting is yet to be finalised.

25 Jul 2017 10:24 AM

DoT meets telcos, associations on new telecom policy

New policy formulation comes at a time when the sector is confronting financial difficulties.

22 Jul 2017 12:31 PM

Trai issues draft design of public wifi network system

Regulator has invited proposals from all entities willing to be part of the public wifi pilot by July 25.

13 Jul 2017 11:09 AM


Govt to electrify 10,000 mobile towers to cut down diesel use

As many as 4,796 towers pertaining to TAIPA and 538 towers of BSNL were electrified.

12 Jul 2017 10:07 AM

Jio effect: Rules soon for telcos TRAI-ing new service

Incumbent cellular operators had demanded that the dos and don'ts of such trial service needs to be clearly spelt out.

27 Apr 2017 3:24 PM

COAI for spectrum auction only in late-2018

Industry's ability to take on debt and generate healthy revenue is critical for the auction.

25 Apr 2017 3:55 PM

Consultation paper on spectrum auction in 15 days: Trai

Department of Telecom has sought Trai's views on spectrum price for various frequencies.

25 Apr 2017 10:59 AM

BSNL-MTNL merger plan to be placed before Cabinet by June

The panel recommended to the DoT that it should look in to possibility of skilling the unskilled employees.

18 Mar 2017 12:15 PM


TERM cells unearthed 22 illegal phone exchanges

The vigilance arm of the Department of Telecom filed FIR against the firms operating them.

15 Mar 2017 4:47 PM

Reliance Jio numbers may now start with '6'

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has given Reliance Jio the permission to offer mobile numbers starting with ‘6’

13 Feb 2017 5:55 PM

Govt halves revenue estimate from telecom to Rs 44,300 crore

In 2016-17, the government had estimated revenue of Rs 98,994.93 crore from telecom sector.

01 Feb 2017 6:18 PM

Trai suggest Aadhaar-based eKYC verification

The facilitation will ensure proper verification of subscribers and address the security concerns.

22 Jan 2017 5:07 PM

DoT to meet telcos for status check on call drops

Telecom operators committed to install more than 1,50,000 additional BTSs across the country by March 2017.

09 Jan 2017 4:14 PM


Dept of Telecom issues notices to six telecos

Sinha said, there is a dispute between government and telecom service providers on AGR.

16 Dec 2016 3:50 PM