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Govt must ensure early 5G rollout, make spectrum affordable: Sunil Mittal

The government has promised reduction in levies on the telecom sector under the new telecom policy.

26 Feb 2019 4:16 PM

Regulations in last 2 yrs against every telco except Jio: Vodafone CEO

Currently, in India, Vodafone operates as Vodafone Idea Ltd in partnership with Aditya Birla Group.

25 Feb 2019 7:20 PM

Ericsson, Airtel to collaborate on intelligent, predictive network operations

Ericsson and Airtel are expanding their co-creation partnership to industrialise AI use cases.

25 Feb 2019 2:58 PM

5G holds potential to catalyse higher overall economic growth: Trai

5G will bring new capabilities to fore in areas such as telesurgery and autonomous vehicles.

23 Feb 2019 5:05 PM

Vodafone Idea not in favour of 5G spectrum auction before 2020: CTO

Indian govt has not taken a position on such deployments, and asserted that the company will comply with the rules of the country.

20 Feb 2019 5:45 PM


Govt assures of positive steps on BSNL union's demands

A comprehensive proposal for revival of BSNL has been prepared, which will be taken up for consideration by competent authorities very soon.

18 Feb 2019 10:11 AM

Airtel, Ericsson claim 500 Mbps download speed on smartphones under new tech

Both companies jointly conducted India's first trial of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology over a live 4G network.

21 Dec 2018 2:03 PM

Govt frees spectrum for 5G services, wifi from licence norms

Freeing of spectrum 5 Ghz range will also facilitate indoor communications services and reduce load on telecom networks.

23 Oct 2018 10:39 AM

Ericson row: RCom says relief from TDSAT, can proceed with spectrum sale

The debt-laden firm pointed out that 38 secured lenders of the group have already approved the sale of the said spectrum.

03 Oct 2018 5:37 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 panel set to submit report on 5G on Sept 10

The new operating standards and parametres for operationalising 5G won’t be done till 2020.

07 Sep 2018 8:36 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

No licensee has yet confirmed vacation of 3,300 MHz spectrum band: Sinha

Government has asked all the existing wireless operating licensee to vacate the band within six months.

10 Aug 2018 4:30 PM

Trai views on spectrum auction this week, says RS Sharma

The government is planning to hold the largest-ever spectrum auction of 3,000 MHz radiowaves in the next round of sale.

31 Jul 2018 7:08 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


Telcos' revenue dip 8.6 per cent to Rs 2.55 lakh crore

Total collections for the government from licence fee came down by 18.78 per cent in 2017.

04 May 2018 4:43 PM

DoT seeks legal advice on E&V airwave allocation to skirt pitfalls

Spectrum in the E band can transmit 1,000-megabit data per second.

01 May 2018 9:17 AM

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

Trai hopes to conclude most consultations in 2-3 months

Trai is also in the process of reviewing the regulatory framework for Unsolicited Commercial Communication.

15 Mar 2018 5:53 PM

DoT approaches TRAI on review of spectrum caps for telcos

As per the current rules, operators in each access area are not allowed to exceed the cap of 25 per cent of total radiowaves.

04 Oct 2017 4:04 PM