Dec 19, 2014 at 21:19 | Source: PTI
DoT and the Defence Ministry are jointly working on a plan to get some spectrum freed from the latter for commercial mobile telephony services.
Dec 11, 2014 at 18:19 | Source: CNBC-TV18
According to sources, DoT and Defence Ministry have agreed that the latter will vacate 5 lots in the 2100 MHz category. This effectively means more spectrum will be available to bid for. 3G auction will be held simultaneously with 2G in the upcoming auctions in February.
Dec 10, 2014 at 22:15 | Source: PTI
The DoT wants the proposed amendment to the consumer protection law to clarify that consumer courts can settle disputes between telecom operators and their customers.
Dec 10, 2014 at 11:27 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Prashant Singhal of EY fails to understand why the DoT committee has finalised reserve price higher than the one recommended by Trai. This move will only increase the pressure on telcos, he says.
Dec 10, 2014 at 11:07 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The DoT had issued demand notice of Rs 650 crore to Airtel and Rs 100 crore to Vodafone (formerly Hutch) in July and August 2013.
Dec 09, 2014 at 21:32 | Source: PTI
The DoT imposed Rs 50 crore in each telecom circle for alleged violation of rule on both the companies.
Dec 05, 2014 at 20:25 | Source: PTI
Last month Trai recommended a base price of Rs 3,104 crore per megahertz, which was already 15 percent higher than the price that regulator suggested in February this year.
Dec 03, 2014 at 19:15 | Source: CNBC-TV18
According to sources, the 3G auction can happen in February only if there is a timely decision on spectrum pricing and swapping roadmap are clear.
Dec 02, 2014 at 14:39 | Source: PTI
In case one, if no spectrum is released by the Defence, then auction can't be conducted in this band. The second scenario is that it releases 5 MHz in 17 circles, in that case one block of 5 MHz spectrum will be available for auction in 17 circles.
Nov 30, 2014 at 16:28 | Source: PTI
The Department of Telecom has sought legal opinion on levy of Rs 436 crore one-time licence fee on an Airtel subsidiary, which got more 4G footprint through an acquisition and is now being merged with parent.