DCC approves Rs 3,050 cr penalty on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea for attempted 'stifling' of Reliance Jio; telecom operators plan legal recourse
The incumbent telecom operators said they are exploring all options, including legal recourse, to protect their interest.
Vodafone and Idea have participated in five auctions before merging their mobile business
Global service providers are also interested in facilitating in-flight connectivity services in India.
BSNL unions have been demanding allocation of 4G spectrum to the public sector firm,
Telecom woes: Kumar Mangalam Birla holds another round of talks with telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan
Birla, who was flanked by other senior officials of Vodafone Idea and Himanshu Kapania, vice-chairman at Grasim Industries (also Board member of Vodafone Idea Ltd) met Sundararajan for nearly 30 minutes
"Govt is committed to unlocking the potential of satcom to provide affordable and accessible broadband everywhere," said Sundararajan.
Telecom Secretary asks states to utilise Bharat Net infrastructure to create more opportunities for monetisation
Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan emphasised that a strong connectivity infrastructure will be crucial to ensure success of all ongoing programmes across areas, including health, education and others.
Telecom operators seek time till 20 November to roll out new subscriber registration, verification process
The government on 26 October ordered telecom companies to stop using Aadhaar for electronic verification of existing mobile phone customers as well as for issuing new connections to comply with a recent Supreme Court order.
DoT has constituted committees to work on objectives set by NDCP, will address telcos' concerns: Telecom secretary
Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, at the India Mobile Congress (IMC), had said that the telecom sector remains highly taxed just like the tobacco industry
Spectrum auction for 5G likely to happen in later half of 2019: Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan
The 5G services would offer telecom companies better visibility into market dynamics and potential revenue streams of the next-generation mobile services, Sundararajan said.
The government is looking for other "technical solutions" to curb instances of fake news.
The DoT will set-up a multi-stakeholder body for monitoring and enforcement of net neutrality.
Mobile call drops: More infra needed; govt will ensure quality service, assures Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan
There have been multiple reports on call drops faced by the country's nearly 1-billion mobile users and falling quality standards and the sector watchdog has also been seeking to improve the quality.
Telecom service providers commit to invest over Rs 74,000 crore in infrastructure upgradation to counter call drops
Officials of major telecom service providers (TSPs), including Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio, on Tuesday, met the secretary to discuss the call drop issue.
Urban development secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Wednesday named as the next home secretary to succeed Rajiv Mehrishi, who completes his term on 30 August.
Organised by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) India, the 'IoT India Congress' is country's largest platform for accelerating business outcomes in IoT.
Some of the companies which have been named have clarified that there is nothing different this year from earlier years
The government has installed necessary security in batches to protect its key networks from the cyber attack by ransomware virus 'WannaCrypt'.
The government has asked all banks to provide mobile banking facility to all customers by March 31 in a bid to push digital transactions.