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  • India’s 5G auctions may be pushed to next year: Report May 06, 2021 12:57 PM IST

    India’s 5G auctions may be pushed to next year: Report

    “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.

  • DoT allows telecom companies to conduct 5G technology, spectrum trials May 04, 2021 05:49 PM IST

    DoT allows telecom companies to conduct 5G technology, spectrum trials

    TSPs that have applied for permission include Bharti Airtel, MTNL, Reliance Jio Infocomm and Vodafone Idea.

  • Vodafone Idea approaches pension funds for $1 billion funding: Report Apr 22, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    Vodafone Idea approaches pension funds for $1 billion funding: Report

    “The thought process for now is that this would not be a direct equity deal, but debt which is convertible into equity,” a source said.

  • Will send suitable clarification to DoT over show-cause notice: Vodafone Idea Apr 12, 2021 02:41 PM IST

    Will send suitable clarification to DoT over show-cause notice: Vodafone Idea

    Last week, the Department of Telecom (DoT) issued a show-cause notice to VIL over non-payment of licence fee for the fourth quarter of 2020-21, with regard to circles of Bihar, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh (East), Odisha , as well as national long distance.

  • OTT service, mobile connection bundles will make up half of all online viewers by 2023: Report Apr 10, 2021 09:12 AM IST

    OTT service, mobile connection bundles will make up half of all online viewers by 2023: Report

    As of 2020, India had 803 million viewers of online videos including streaming services and videos on free platforms like YouTube.

  • Dixon inks pact with Bharti Enterprises to form JV for manufacturing telecom products Apr 07, 2021 11:42 AM IST

    Dixon inks pact with Bharti Enterprises to form JV for manufacturing telecom products

    "Dixon has entered into memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bharti Enterprises to form a joint venture (JV),” the company said in a regulatory filing.

  • Tata Communication Q4 PAT to Rs. 273 cr: ICICI Direct Apr 06, 2021 12:12 PM IST

    Tata Communication Q4 PAT to Rs. 273 cr: ICICI Direct

    Net Sales are expected to decrease by 2.1 percent Y-o-Y (up 2 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 4,306.5 crore, according to ICICI Direct.

  • Bharti Airtel Q4 PAT to Rs. 169 cr: ICICI Direct Apr 06, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    Bharti Airtel Q4 PAT to Rs. 169 cr: ICICI Direct

    Net Sales are expected to increase by 10.7 percent Y-o-Y (down 1 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 26,252.1 crore, according to ICICI Direct.

  • Huawei: Do not agree to claim that we might be blocked Apr 01, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    Huawei: Do not agree to claim that we might be blocked

    Huawei Asia Pacific Vice President Jay Chen said the Indian government will welcome the company in the country based on its clear record.

  • Elon Musk’s Starlink internet service faces 'regulatory hurdles' in India: Report Apr 01, 2021 10:28 AM IST

    Elon Musk’s Starlink internet service faces 'regulatory hurdles' in India: Report

    The Broadband India Forum, an industry body, has called on TRAI to block Starlink's beta services in India for not meeting regulatory requirements.

  • Spectrum sold in the recent auction can be used for 5G: MoS telecom Mar 25, 2021 07:26 PM IST

    Spectrum sold in the recent auction can be used for 5G: MoS telecom

    Bidders acquired spectrum bands of 800 Mhz, 900 Mhz, 1800 Mhz, 2100 Mhz and 2300 Mhz.

  • India may allow Chinese telecom equipment companies, include them in list of ‘trusted’ vendors: Report Mar 22, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    India may allow Chinese telecom equipment companies, include them in list of ‘trusted’ vendors: Report

    Following the border standoff between India and China in 2020, the Indian government had banned over 200 Chinese apps and had reportedly amended rules for acquiring telecom equipment.

  • Bharti Airtel adds 6.9 million active users in January, extends gain: TRAI data Mar 21, 2021 10:55 AM IST

    Bharti Airtel adds 6.9 million active users in January, extends gain: TRAI data

    With this, Bharti's active subscribers rose to 336 million, most of which was driven by total net adds, thereby indicating the improving quality of user addition, ICICI Securities said in a note crunching January telecom subscription numbers released by the sector regulator.

  • Railtel bets big on PM WANI, becomes a PDOA under public Wi-Fi scheme Mar 15, 2021 02:10 PM IST

    Railtel bets big on PM WANI, becomes a PDOA under public Wi-Fi scheme

    As a public data office aggregator, the state entity will extend Internet and other backend IT infra support like captive portal, charging and billing, among other services

  • Amendment to telecom equipment procurement rules may lead to increase in capex, tariff hike Mar 12, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    Amendment to telecom equipment procurement rules may lead to increase in capex, tariff hike

    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.

  • TRAI seeks suggestions on satellite service norms for apps with low data consumption Mar 12, 2021 04:43 PM IST

    TRAI seeks suggestions on satellite service norms for apps with low data consumption

    Low bit-rate applications are mostly the sensor-based applications used in ATMs, IoT devices, traffic management, vehicle tracking, security alarms, among other things.

  • Telecoms to ask NCSC if all Huawei, ZTE equipment excluded from 'trusted' list Mar 12, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    Telecoms to ask NCSC if all Huawei, ZTE equipment excluded from 'trusted' list

    The DoT, on March 10, amended the Unified Access Service License thereby mandating the use of equipment only from "trusted sources" from June 15.

  • 5G spectrum auction unlikely in FY22, say experts Mar 10, 2021 09:11 PM IST

    5G spectrum auction unlikely in FY22, say experts

    In the recently concluded spectrum auction, both Jio as well as Airtel have invested large amounts and have increased their 4G coverage as well as capacity spectrum holdings. Over the next few months thye are likely to focus on putting this spectrum to use, say experts.

  • DoT amends license for procurement of telecom equipment Mar 10, 2021 07:26 PM IST

    DoT amends license for procurement of telecom equipment

    DoT further said that the Designated Authority shall notify the categories of equipment for which the security requirements related to trusted sources are applicable.

  • DoT launches online certification course on 5G Mar 09, 2021 08:32 PM IST

    DoT launches online certification course on 5G

    Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash on Tuesday inaugurated the online 5G certification course.

  • Not able to receive OTP from your bank, other SMSes? Check here why Mar 09, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    Not able to receive OTP from your bank, other SMSes? Check here why

    According to TRAI’s regulation on unsolicited commercial communication, content scrubbing is the process where telcos verify every SMS content with a registered template before delivering it.

  • SMS, OTP services disrupted due to new anti-spam rules by telcos, bank transactions, Co-WIN registrations hit Mar 09, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    SMS, OTP services disrupted due to new anti-spam rules by telcos, bank transactions, Co-WIN registrations hit

    The implementation of these regulations came into effect on Monday when the big telcos started blocking commercial SMSes originating from unregistered headers or whose content did not match filed templates to control spam messages

  • DoT demands Rs 21,919 crore from three big telcos for spectrum bought Mar 09, 2021 09:27 AM IST

    DoT demands Rs 21,919 crore from three big telcos for spectrum bought

    The government managed to sell 855.60 megahertz (MHz) of the spectrum which is 37 percent of the offered 2308.80 MHz by volume and 19 percent by value

  • Centre to update telecom laws ahead of 5G rollout Mar 08, 2021 12:48 PM IST

    Centre to update telecom laws ahead of 5G rollout

    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,

  • Vodafone Idea's fundraising plan hits roadblock: Report Mar 05, 2021 10:24 AM IST

    Vodafone Idea's fundraising plan hits roadblock: Report

    After the failure of talks between the potential lender consortium and Vi, the company is already exploring other potential funding partners.

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