Oct 21, 2016 at 20:10 | Source: PTI
Mobile users will get a lot of relief from call drop problem as the recently-concluded airwaves auction is expected to resolve the spectrum shortage issue, Telecom Secretary J S Deepak said on Friday.
Oct 21, 2016 at 08:30 | Source: PTI
The Department of Telecom had set the deadline of October 20 for depositing the upfront payments for spectrum bought by operators in the auction that ended on October 6.
Oct 20, 2016 at 09:32 | Source: PTI
The company has paid over Rs 10,100 crore through deferred payment and also submitted a financial bank guarantee of Rs 1,900 crore, sources said.
Oct 19, 2016 at 20:00 | Source: PTI
Tata Teleservices -- which was engaged in a fierce battle to protect its spectrum holding in three circles, including the highly-lucrative Mumbai market -- today made a payment of about Rs 2,300 crore to Department of Telecom for airwaves it bought in the just-concluded auction.
Oct 19, 2016 at 18:46 | Source: PTI
Rating agency Icra today said the recently concluded spectrum auctions will push up operators' debt to Rs 4.25 trillion, and retained its negative outlook on the sector.
Oct 19, 2016 at 07:44 | Source: PTI
"Ind-Ra expects debt burden to rise for the top telcos, with the increase in spectrum and non-spectrum debt capex. In addition to the upfront spectrum payouts in financial year 2017, network capex needs to be ramped up, which will keep free cash flow (FCF) negative," India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said in a report.
Oct 18, 2016 at 16:47 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Noting that telecom operators had often blamed lack of spectrum for poor service quality, TRAI recommended all spectrum available be auctioned to end the scarcity, he said in his first interaction with CNBC-TV18 after the auction.
Oct 18, 2016 at 09:22 | Source: PTI
A bench of Justices J S Khehar and Arun Mishra also rejected one of the petitions of South Asia Entertainment Holding Ltd, an accused in the case, in which it had claimed that Aircel-Maxis case was not related to 2G spectrum scam.
Oct 17, 2016 at 20:24 | Source: PTI
Government is unlikely to cut public expenditure in the current fiscal despite shortfallfrom spectrum auction and slow progress on strategic sale.
Oct 17, 2016 at 12:40 | Source: PTI
The two leaders discussed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and ways to deepen ties between the two countries.