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The most prominent decision taken by the Cabinet is a moratorium on the spectrum and AGR payments up to four years from October 2021

17 Sep 2021 3:15 AM

COAI asks states for opening retail recharge points

Telecom operators approached sector regulator TRAI seeking time till April 20 to submit data on recharge pattern of prepaid users

17 Apr 2020 3:44 PM

SC allows Centre's plea to recover adjusted gross revenue of Rs 92k cr from telecos

A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, upheld the definition of adjusted gross revenue formulated by the Department of Telecom.

24 Oct 2019 2:24 PM

Telecom companies' revenue to decline for third consecutive year: Report

Overall debt for the sector will come down to Rs 4.3 trillion in end FY20 from Rs 4.75 trillion expected in March 2019, report said.

26 Mar 2019 1:20 PM

Govt revenue from telecom companies slips 22 pc in 2017-18

The government's revenue from licence fee declined 18.12 per cent to Rs 10,670.6 crore in 2017-18

05 Jan 2019 12:23 PM


Penalty of Rs 58 lakh on telecom service providers for call drop

During the March quarter, Rs 3 lakh penalty was imposed on BSNL, Rs 10.5 lakh on Idea, Rs 22.5 lakh on Tata and Rs 6 lakh on Telenor.

04 Jan 2019 5:10 PM

Committees set up to address telcos' concerns: Telecom Secretary

The telecom secretary said that most of the issues were expected to be resolved in a year.

31 Oct 2018 11:12 AM

Banks, telcos could be allowed to use Aadhaar, says Jaitley

Supreme Court declared constitutional the government's extraordinary attempt to give every resident a biometric ID.

06 Oct 2018 2:35 PM

UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC

Private companies like telecom operators will not be able to use this instantaneous and inexpensive Aadhaar eKYC route.

01 Oct 2018 2:52 PM

Telcos' pre-tax losses widen to Rs 38,153 crore in 2016-17

Also, 24 out of 50 companies reported losses before tax during 2016-17

28 Mar 2018 5:59 PM


Telcos under stress due to debt pile, tariff war: Economic Survey

RJio low-cost data services has disrupted market and revenue of incumbent players has fallen.

29 Jan 2018 4:30 PM

Mobile user base reaches to 97.54 crore in Nov: COAI

As per the data, India's private telecom service providers have a total of 975.40 million subscribers.

05 Jan 2018 9:42 AM

16-year term for spectrum pay

The Telecom Commission also cleared path for formulating a draft of new National Telecom Policy by according its approval.

30 Sep 2017 6:53 AM

IMG on telecom to submit report by Thursday: DoT Secretary

The next meeting of the Telecom Commission is on September 8.

30 Aug 2017 1:13 PM

Telecom user base goes up by half a per cent to cross 121 crore

Out of 11 telecom operators only five top mobile players were able to add new customers.

14 Aug 2017 6:32 PM


Trai questions 3rd party right over user-generated data

Trai's app allows users to flag pesky calls and unsolicited messages directly to the regulator.

09 Aug 2017 10:09 AM

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

Jio tactics will have telcos' revenues falling 10 per cent this fiscal

Jio's entry has wrecked financials of all the telcos as they are forced to lower prices on offerings.

01 Aug 2017 7:17 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

GST good but nitty gritty remains

Some quixotic aberrations have popped up already like guns attracting lesser tax than hybrid automobiles.

21 May 2017 12:08 AM