The telecommunications sector in general and 5G, in particular, can enable growth and offer job opportunities, the FM said
02 Feb 2022 7:05 AM
Out of 2,308.8 megahertz airwaves that were on offer, just a little more than one-third — 855.6 MHz — was purchased
06 Mar 2021 4:34 AM
Digital Communications Commission is scheduled to meet next week to take a final decision on spectrum prices.
10 Sep 2019 6:17 PM
Taking charge of Telecom ministry, Prasad said that amongst his priorities will be revival of state-owned MTNL and BSNL.
03 Jun 2019 2:36 PM
Roll out of 5G services in the country will have an impact of USD 1 trillion on the economy.
17 Dec 2018 3:25 PM
Trai believes the reserve price of Rs 492 crore per Mhz of 5G radiowave is competitive enough.
08 Oct 2018 11:08 AM
The next round of spectrum auction which will include radiowaves for 5G mobile services.
01 Aug 2018 4:12 PM
The overall spectrum cap is revised from the current limit of 25 per cent to 35 per cent
20 Mar 2018 10:28 AM
Nearly 60 per cent of the radiowaves, including premium 4G bands, remained unsold in that auction.
07 Feb 2018 4:15 PM
The last auction held in 2016 had seen a muted response mainly because of high spectrum cost.
18 Jan 2018 4:06 PM
Airtel has also contended that the consultation process on auction and pricing of spectrum.
12 Nov 2017 11:40 AM
IMG has recommended reduction in licence fee and spectrum usage charges under the new telecom policy.
01 Sep 2017 3:12 PM
Inter-ministerial group is still exchanging ideas and the date of next meeting is yet to be finalised.
25 Jul 2017 10:24 AM
Govt managed to sell only 964.80 MHz of spectrum in various bands as against 2,354.55 MHz of radiowaves.
17 Jul 2017 8:01 PM
Citing the weak financials of telcos, COAI has instead favoured a late 2018 or early 2019 timeline.
03 May 2017 4:08 PM
Industry's ability to take on debt and generate healthy revenue is critical for the auction.
25 Apr 2017 3:55 PM
Department of Telecom has sought Trai's views on spectrum price for various frequencies.
25 Apr 2017 10:59 AM
Cellular operator body wants market to settle down in the wake of recent mergers and acquisitions.
27 Mar 2017 4:12 PM
Sinha said his dept has conducted spectrum auction every year from 2012 in various bands of airwaves as per availability.
22 Mar 2017 4:46 PM
In 2016-17, the government had estimated revenue of Rs 98,994.93 crore from telecom sector.
01 Feb 2017 6:18 PM