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Department of Telecommunications to hold spectrum auction on 1 March; invites applications
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Department of Telecommunications to hold spectrum auction on 1 March; invites applications

The DoT has fixed 12 January for the pre-bid conference and 28 January as the last date for seeking clarifications on its notice.

Supreme Court grants 10 years to telecom firms to pay AGR dues worth Rs 1.6 lakh crore
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Supreme Court grants 10 years to telecom firms to pay AGR dues worth Rs 1.6 lakh crore

Failure to pay the instalments of the dues would incur penalty, interest, and contempt of court, the Bench cautioned the telecom firms

Indian telcos, internet providers asked by govt to 'immediately block' access to the 59 banned Chinese apps
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Indian telcos, internet providers asked by govt to 'immediately block' access to the 59 banned Chinese apps

ByteDance will hold discussions with Indian officials this week and seek clarifications on the app ban.

ITI recruitment 2020: Last date of submission of application for 70 posts extended to 5 May
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ITI recruitment 2020: Last date of submission of application for 70 posts extended to 5 May

ITI limited is a telecom company and Central Public Sector Undertaking under the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications.

Fitch Ratings takes Bharti Airtel off 'watch negative'; affirms BBB- rating with stable outlook
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Fitch Ratings takes Bharti Airtel off 'watch negative'; affirms BBB- rating with stable outlook

Fitch Ratings on Thursday said it has taken Bharti Airtel off 'watch negative' and affirmed the telecom operator's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating at 'BBB-' with a stable outlook

AGR dues: Vodafone Idea pays Rs 1,000 cr to telecom department; DoT to issue fresh notices to Tata Teleservices
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AGR dues: Vodafone Idea pays Rs 1,000 cr to telecom department; DoT to issue fresh notices to Tata Teleservices

Vodafone Idea on Thursday paid Rs 1,000 crore more to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) towards its statutory dues, a senior official said

AGR dues: Vodafone Idea says will 'immediately' pay Rs 2,500 cr to DoT; Tata Teleservices makes Rs 2,197 cr payment
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AGR dues: Vodafone Idea says will 'immediately' pay Rs 2,500 cr to DoT; Tata Teleservices makes Rs 2,197 cr payment

Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) has said its board has authorised the company to immediately pay Rs 2,500 crore, a portion of its statutory dues, to the telecom department on Monday

Payment of AGR dues by telecom companies to bring down fiscal deficit to 3.5% in current fiscal, says economists
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Payment of AGR dues by telecom companies to bring down fiscal deficit to 3.5% in current fiscal, says economists

Payment of adjusted gross revenue dues of Rs 1.20 lakh crore by telcos will reduce the fiscal deficit for 2019-20 to 3.5 percent of the GDP from the revised estimate of 3.8 percent of the GDP, economists at SBI said on Monday

Bharti Airtel pays Rs 10,000 cr AGR dues to telecom department; balance amount to be paid after self-assessment
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Bharti Airtel pays Rs 10,000 cr AGR dues to telecom department; balance amount to be paid after self-assessment

After Supreme Court rap and the government's stringent deadline, Bharti Airtel on Monday said it has paid Rs 10,000 crore to the telecom department towards statutory dues

Vodafone Idea shares tumble over 21%, Bharti Airtel slips nearly 5% after DoT issues notice telcos to pay dues
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Vodafone Idea shares tumble over 21%, Bharti Airtel slips nearly 5% after DoT issues notice telcos to pay dues

Shares of Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel tumbled up to 21.6 percent on Thursday amid reports that the DoT has issued notice to telecom operators to pay their revenue share dues within three months as directed by the Supreme Court

Govt to look at financial stress in telecom sector after Supreme Court orders massive payouts
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Govt to look at financial stress in telecom sector after Supreme Court orders massive payouts

As the telecom sector stares at a massive payout following a Supreme Court order, the government has constituted a Committee of Secretaries to work out a financial bailout package that may include lowering of spectrum charges as well as ending the era of free mobile phone calls and dirt cheap data

Consumer mobile business of Tata Teleservices becomes part of telecom operator Bharti Airtel
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Consumer mobile business of Tata Teleservices becomes part of telecom operator Bharti Airtel

The schemes of arrangement regarding the merger of the consumer mobile businesses of Tata Teleservices and Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) into Bharti Airtel and Bharti Hexacom (Airtel) have become effective from 1 July

TRAI consultation on OTT regulation: OTT shouldn't be regulated say some, while telcos call for sharing of infrastructure investment
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TRAI consultation on OTT regulation: OTT shouldn't be regulated say some, while telcos call for sharing of infrastructure investment

A consultation took place to discuss if the services provided by the OTT players and TSPs are substitutable, then should OTT services also have the same licensing norms as the telcos

Reliance Jio reportedly approaches DoT for in-flight connectivity license
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Reliance Jio reportedly approaches DoT for in-flight connectivity license

the DoT issued a 10-year licence to Bharti Airtel subsidiary Indo Teleports Ltd to provide such services.

DoT official Ashish Joshi suspended day after filing complaint against Kapil Mishra for 'incendiary' video
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DoT official Ashish Joshi suspended day after filing complaint against Kapil Mishra for 'incendiary' video

Ashish Joshi had written a letter to Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Amulya Patnaik on Monday urging the top police officer to take action against the "inflammatory and incendiary video" and for "hate mongering" under section 153 A of the Indian Penal Code

DoT tells Delhi Police to take action against rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra for 'provoking people' to attack anti-national elements
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DoT tells Delhi Police to take action against rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra for 'provoking people' to attack anti-national elements

he Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has written to the Delhi Police, urging it to take action against rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra for allegedly provoking people to start a war against "anti-national elements".

Govt assures of positive steps on BSNL union's demands as employees call for three-day strike
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Govt assures of positive steps on BSNL union's demands as employees call for three-day strike

A comprehensive proposal for revival of BSNL has been prepared, which will be taken up for consideration by competent authorities very soon, the ministry of communications said in a statement.

NCLT approves merger of loss-making Tata Teleservices with Bharti Airtel
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NCLT approves merger of loss-making Tata Teleservices with Bharti Airtel

The National Company Law Tribunal has approved merger of loss-making telecom firm Tata Teleservices with Bharti Airtel, according to an exchange filing on Monday

CAG finds shortcomings in spectrum allocations in 2015 on first-cum-first-service basis, losses to exchequer
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CAG finds shortcomings in spectrum allocations in 2015 on first-cum-first-service basis, losses to exchequer

The auditor found that a set of the spectrum was allocated to a telecom operator in 2015 on the first-cum-first-service (FCFS) basis in contravention to the recommendations of a committee

Huawei 5G controversy: New Delhi’s volte-face sends wrong signal to Beijing, China likely to take move as sign of weakness
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Huawei 5G controversy: New Delhi’s volte-face sends wrong signal to Beijing, China likely to take move as sign of weakness

India’s reversal of decision on sending Huawei an invitation for 5G field trials sends all the wrong messages about its stance vis-a-vis China.