Nov 12, 2021 12:44 PM IST
The DoT is yet to take a decision regarding the same as the relief measures by the government have already been provided to the sector.
- Oct 11, 2021 07:55 AM IST
To achieve the dream of Atmanirbhar Bharat in creating Indian telecom equipment for the globe, BSNL is conducting a Proof of Concept (PoC) with Tata Consultancy Services and state-run telecom research organisation C-DOT in Chandigarh, the statement said.
- Oct 02, 2021 04:50 PM IST
The department will now charge 2 per cent interest above the one-year marginal cost of lending rate (MCLR) of State Bank of India for delay in payment of licence fees or any other statutory dues and the interest will be compounded annually.
- Oct 01, 2021 09:14 AM IST
Vi has to pay Rs 2,000 crore and Airtel Rs 1,050 crore. Notably, Vi’s bigger fine comes from its 2018 merger with Idea Cellular, which was fined Rs 950 crore.
- Aug 24, 2021 04:49 PM IST
A Department of Telecommunications notice, issued to Bharti Airtel on August 17, warned that failure to make payment will result in invocation of its bank guarantees.
- Aug 09, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Nearly Rs 15,900cr of non-adjusted gross revenue (AGR) spectrum dues become payable from April 2022.
- Jul 06, 2021 08:10 AM IST
The Department of Telecom (DoT) has proposed to make the norms more stringent by reducing the slabs for levying penalty to Rs 1,000 per violation for 0-10 breaches, Rs 5,000 each for 10-50 violations and Rs 10,000 each for more than 50 violations.
- Jun 03, 2021 07:05 PM IST
Once the application is cleared, the Department of Telecommunications shall grant approvals to 10 eligible applications each in MSME and non-MSME categories.
- Jun 01, 2021 11:55 AM IST
Talks are on with the Department of Telecommunications and Department of Space for “necessary regulatory approvals” to bring Amazon’s high-speed broadband services to India via the company’s global space internet initiative Project Kuiper.
- May 28, 2021 02:07 PM IST
The trials will be conducted at various locations including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Gujarat, Hyderabad, among others, according to industry sources.
- May 06, 2021 12:57 PM IST
“It is unlikely that auctions will happen this year and will get postponed. The focus currently is on keeping networks stable,” a senior government official said.
- May 04, 2021 05:49 PM IST
TSPs that have applied for permission include Bharti Airtel, MTNL, Reliance Jio Infocomm and Vodafone Idea.
- Apr 16, 2021 09:59 PM IST
For the spectrum, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd paid Rs 2,149.59 crore, while Bharti Airtel Ltd deposited Rs 157.38 crore, the government said in a statement.
- Apr 01, 2021 10:28 AM IST
The Broadband India Forum, an industry body, has called on TRAI to block Starlink's beta services in India for not meeting regulatory requirements.
- Mar 16, 2021 01:26 PM IST
During the 4G auction held on March 1 and 2, spectrum in the 700MHz and 2,500MHz bands remained unsold.
- Mar 12, 2021 06:45 PM IST
The DoT on March 10 amended the Unified Access Service Licence, thereby mandating the use of equipment only from trusted sources from June 15, 2021.
- Mar 12, 2021 04:43 PM IST
Low bit-rate applications are mostly the sensor-based applications used in ATMs, IoT devices, traffic management, vehicle tracking, security alarms, among other things.
- Mar 10, 2021 07:26 PM IST
DoT further said that the Designated Authority shall notify the categories of equipment for which the security requirements related to trusted sources are applicable.
- Mar 09, 2021 08:32 PM IST
Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash on Tuesday inaugurated the online 5G certification course.
- Mar 08, 2021 07:40 PM IST
Almost the entire spectrum acquired, including the 2300 Mhz band, in the recently concluded auction is likely to be used for 4G services, say analysts.
- Mar 08, 2021 12:48 PM IST
The DoT has proposed to replace the outdated laws inked under the Indian Telegraph Act and the Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act that came into effect in 1885 and 1933, respectively,
- Mar 03, 2021 04:11 PM IST
As per a report by ICICI Securities, the operators have to make upfront payment of Rs 276 billion in the next 10 days; and two years’ moratorium and then 16 annual installments with 7.3 percent interest rate.
- Mar 03, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The 700MHz has gained massive acceptance among the telcos owing to its many inherent advantages
- Mar 02, 2021 07:12 PM IST
The DoT aimed to raise at least Rs 3.92 lakh crore by auctioning the entire spectrum.
- Feb 18, 2021 11:53 AM IST
The DoT had received 16 applications for 5G field trials in January 2020.