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Telecom dept okays to Rs 3,050 cr penalty on Airtel, Vodafone Idea

TRAI its stand saying it is not in a position to modify its previously recommended penalty on the operators.

24 Jul 2019 6:28 PM

Trai sticks to stance on pricing of spectrum for 5G, other bands

The telecom regulator has now suggested a lower lock-in period of two years for this band against 5 years prescribed earlier.

08 Jul 2019 8:19 PM

DoT asks BSNL to put all capex on hold, stop tenders

BSNL posted operating profit of Rs 672 crore in 2014-15, Rs 3,885 crore in 2015-16 and Rs 1,684 crore in 2016-17.

25 Jun 2019 8:05 PM

DCC clears spectrum allocation norms for 5G trials; decision on Huawei expected soon

The DCC also approved a proposal pertaining to implementation of BharatNet in public private partnership (PPP) mode.

14 Jun 2019 8:43 AM

See no challenge in payment of April salaries to staff: MTNL CMD

Company will be able to pay April wages totalling about Rs 200 crore from internal accruals and its existing cash balance.

17 Apr 2019 3:55 PM


Banks need to upgrade their PoS as 2G phases out: Telecom department

Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technologies unveiled a white paper on '5G Applications for Banking and Finance'.

13 Apr 2019 12:40 PM

BSNL collects record Rs 6,500 cr in revenue from enterprise division

BSNL has been ailing because of high revenue-to-wage ratio as number of government employees were transferred by telecom department to BSNL.

09 Apr 2019 6:19 PM

Bharti Airtel arm applies for in-flight connectivity licence

Last month, Hughes Communications India became the first company to be granted the in-flight and maritime connectivity licence in India.

14 Mar 2019 12:36 PM

How banks ran up USD 7 billion phone bill with RCom

Creditors demurred from taking RCom equity after its share price collapsed.

05 Feb 2019 10:31 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


RCom gets TDSAT breather on Spectrum

The Anil Ambani promoted RCom noted it had challenged the “unjustly sought security for the alleged demands”

04 Oct 2018 12:46 AM

Ericson row: RCom says relief from TDSAT, can proceed with spectrum sale

The debt-laden firm pointed out that 38 secured lenders of the group have already approved the sale of the said spectrum.

03 Oct 2018 5:37 PM

DoT ends Aadhaar for mobiles, plans new eKYC

Telecom companies are worried over shift from eKYC to manual verification.

28 Sep 2018 4:45 AM

DoT awaits clarification on In-flight connectivity from shipping ministry

In-flight connectivity norms will also cover maritime transport.

16 Sep 2018 4:50 PM

No intent to impose blanket ban on messaging apps: Telecom Secretary

The government has taken a stern view of false news doing the rounds on social media platforms.

23 Aug 2018 7:29 PM


DoT blacklists bank guarantees issued by Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered Bank has failed to invoke a BG issued by them on behalf of Aircel Group of companies.

19 Aug 2018 1:57 PM

RCom reinstates bank guarantees worth Rs 774 cr with telecom department

Reinstatement of bank guarantees will ensure that the company's licence and spectrum value of Rs 11,300 crore stands fully protected.

13 Aug 2018 2:19 PM

Govt to frame net neutrality rules, amend telecom licence, says Sinha

It bars service providers from discriminating against internet content and services by blocking speed access.

20 Jul 2018 5:17 PM

Telecom regulator Trai overhauls rules on pesky calls, spam messages

It also asked telecom operators to ensure that commercial communication takes place only through registered senders.

19 Jul 2018 6:09 PM

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