Mar 02, 2021 06:35 PM IST
Reliance Jio became the biggest buyer by acquiring 488.35 MHz of spectrum for Rs 57,122.65 crore, followed by Bharti Airtel's 355.45 MHz at Rs 18,698.75 crore, and Vodafone Idea's 11.80 MHz for Rs 1,993.40 crore.
- Feb 05, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Budget documents released on February 1 show that the government has slashed its budgeted telecom non-tax receipts for 2021-22 by 60 percent to Rs 53,987 crore. In the previous budget (2020-21), the government had set an ambitious revenue target of Rs 1.33 lakh crore but had later revised it to Rs 33,737 crore.
- Jan 07, 2021 12:16 PM IST
The Cabinet in December had approved the auction of 2251.25 MHz (Megahertz) of spectrum by the end of FY21. A total of 2251.25 MHz worth Rs 3.92 lakh crore is being offered with total valuation of Rs 3.92 lakh crore (at reserve price).
- Nov 25, 2020 08:28 PM IST
A total of approximately 2,539 million numbering series is expected to be generated from the move. This will free up sufficient numbering resources for future use.
- Jun 17, 2020 10:05 PM IST
The department is also actively considering steps to convey to private mobile service operators to speedily reduce their dependence on equipments made by Chinese companies.
- Jun 04, 2020 09:35 PM IST
The DoT also raised a demand of over Rs 3 lakh crore from non-telecom PSUs such as GAIL, Oil India and PowerGrid for telecom licences these firms had primarily acquired for internal communication purposes.
- Jun 02, 2020 04:10 PM IST
IT and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said India will initially aim to attract top 5 global mobile manufacturing companies and also promote five local companies that will be identified through a screening process.
- Aug 29, 2018 07:33 PM IST
The aviation sector regulator has previously blown hot and cold on its policy towards unmanned aircraft, vacillating between being an advocate of drone adoption, to a privacy hawk eager to clip its wings on misgivings regarding security.
- Apr 22, 2016 11:48 AM IST
In January this year, and Reliance Jio had signed agreements for change in spectrum allotment in 800 MHz band across 9 circles from RCom to Jio, and for sharing of spectrum in 800 MHz band across 17 circles.
- Oct 28, 2015 02:58 PM IST
Videocon, which seeks a premium of atleast 10 percent to fair market value for spectrum, is in talks with two other telecom players as well.
- Aug 31, 2015 08:18 PM IST
The court rejected Ruia's application in which he had sought modification of the bail condition regarding surrender of his passport.
- Aug 04, 2015 06:57 PM IST
According to sources, a new notification is likely to be issued by the Department of Telecommunication. The ban is now likely to be restricted to child and hardcore porn.
- Dec 30, 2014 12:19 PM IST
According to government sources, it is not necessary to swap 3G spectrum by February, the actual swapping can happen by July. The government is trying to ensure that 2G and 3G auctions are held before March 2015.
- Jul 26, 2013 06:05 PM IST
The unified licensing regime will enable telecom companies to provide multiple services including telephony, broadband and DTH with just one license, reports Malvika Jain of CNBC-TV18.
- Mar 15, 2013 01:26 PM IST
Bharti Airtel, the largest telecom operator in India, fell more than 2 percent on Friday after sources said the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) ordered Airtel to stop providing 3G roaming in 3 days.
- Jan 01, 2013 01:43 PM IST
Prepaid subscribers may soon have to shell out a sum to keep their number inactive for over 2 months.
- Oct 22, 2012 11:14 AM IST
DoT and COAI are fast looking at other options, including the use of 11-digit mobile numbers.
- Jul 24, 2012 10:23 AM IST
The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the central and the Delhi governments on a plea to ban high-frequency mobile phone towers in ...
- Jul 09, 2012 04:00 PM IST
The Delhi High Court today sought CBI's stand on former Telecommunication Minister A Raja's plea challenging the trial court's order on framing of charges against him in the 2G spectrum allocation case.
- Jan 24, 2012 06:30 PM IST
In less that two months, top telecom bosses approached telecom minister Kapil Sibal today to discuss various issues impacting the telecom sector. CNBC-TV18's Malvika Jain reports on the issues plaguing the telecom sector.
- Dec 21, 2011 04:18 PM IST
A special CBI court on Wednesday accepted CBI's chargesheet against Essar Group and Loop Telecom in the 2G spectrum scam case.
- Dec 20, 2011 06:36 PM IST
A Delhi court is likely to decide tomorrow on taking cognizance of CBI's third charge sheet arising out of investigation in the 2G scam case against Essar Group and Loop Telecom promoters and three companies.
- Sep 21, 2011 09:39 PM IST
A Delhi court today took on its record a Law ministry report defining the term "associate", figuring in the Unified Access Services Licence guidelines, as another firm having more than ten% of its stakes.
- Sep 21, 2011 05:01 PM IST
US telecom major Qualcomm, which forked out USD 1 billion last year to win Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) licenses in Delhi, Mumbai, Haryana and Kerala wants the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) to expeditiously issue BWA license to the company, reports CNBC-TV18 Malvika Jain quoting sources.
- Aug 08, 2011 08:17 PM IST
Telecom firm Unitech Wireless (Tamil Nadu) Limited, accused in 2G spectrum allocation scam, today told a Delhi court that there was no evidence to show that it had conspired with former Telecom Minister A Raja and others to get radio waves despite being an ineligible firm.