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DoT seeks Niti Aayog’s views on BSNL-MTNL 4G spectrum proposals

MTNL has requested the government to grant it 4G spectrum in lieu of equity worth around Rs 6,500-7,000 crore.

23 Nov 2018 10:27 AM

BharatNet failure: BSNL passes blame on BBNL

BSNL has incurred lot of expenditure to facilitate its field unit with required tools & testers to carry out O&M of BharatNet.

19 Nov 2018 10:36 AM

Niti Aayog to hold meeting with digital payments industry on KYC issue

Niti Aayog had requested ITU to help India in the digital payment space as well as capacity building.

12 Nov 2018 5:18 PM

BSNL launches alternate digital KYC process for new connections

The telecom PSU has informed the Department of Telecom (DoT) about the new system which has been rolled out.

08 Nov 2018 3:03 PM

Committees set up to address telcos' concerns: Telecom Secretary

The telecom secretary said that most of the issues were expected to be resolved in a year.

31 Oct 2018 11:12 AM


Finance Ministry studying DoT plea for 4G spectrum to BSNL, MTNL

The government has to support the PSU telcos to enable them to withstand competition.

29 Oct 2018 11:15 AM

Govt to allow data service initially under in-flight connectivity

Under the proposed in-flight connectivity guidelines, both voice and data services would be provided to passengers on flights.

19 Oct 2018 3:12 PM

DoT panel set to submit report on 5G on Sept 10

The new operating standards and parametres for operationalising 5G won’t be done till 2020.

07 Sep 2018 8:36 AM

Vodafone Idea complete merger to creates India's largest mobile operator

The board has appointed Balesh Sharma as the CEO, the companies said in a joint statement.

31 Aug 2018 12:31 PM

BSNL aims Rs 650 crore revenue in FY19 from VNO partnerships

The issue of double taxation has been the major reason for subdued growth of VNO services in India.

25 Jul 2018 8:54 AM


Idea, Vodafone pay Rs 7,249 cr under protest to DoT for merger

Idea Cellular and Vodafone have made payment under protest as demanded by the DoT for the merger.

24 Jul 2018 9:16 AM

DoT looks into Vodafone-Idea dues re-computation plea

DoT is revising its cash demand of Rs 3,926 crore on Idea-Vodafone, which as per initial assessment could come down by Rs 400 crore.

19 Jul 2018 9:44 AM

RCom sees bias in DoT not seeking bank guarantees from Vodafone

Telecom department has demanded payment of Rs 3,976 crore for one-time spectrum charge from Vodafone India.

13 Jul 2018 11:00 AM

Reliance Communication alleges DoT of bias for not seeking guarantee

Telecom tribunal on July 3 directed DoT to return bank guarantee of Rs 2,000 crore, it said.

13 Jul 2018 12:23 AM

DoT asks telcos to tweak systems for use of virtual IDs, limited KYC

Virtual IDs in lieu of Aadhaar number and migrate to the 'limited KYC' mechanism for mobile subscribers.

13 Jun 2018 12:12 PM


DoT seeks legal advice on E&V airwave allocation to skirt pitfalls

Spectrum in the E band can transmit 1,000-megabit data per second.

01 May 2018 9:17 AM

MTNL wants govt to reimburse Rs 2,800 cr interest on spectrum loan

MTNL surrendered the BWA spectrum and the principal amount of Rs 4,534 crore was returned.

27 Apr 2018 9:05 AM

Telecom Commission to meet on May 1

Trai has already suggested prohibiting internet service providers from making any discrimination in traffic flow.

14 Apr 2018 3:58 PM

Telcos' pre-tax losses widen to Rs 38,153 crore in 2016-17

Also, 24 out of 50 companies reported losses before tax during 2016-17

28 Mar 2018 5:59 PM

No proposal to merge BSNL, MTNL: Manoj Sinha

DoT unveiled a strategic plan for bringing together state-owned companies and organisations in sector.

22 Feb 2018 4:18 PM