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Lost your phone? A step-by-step guide on how to use India’s new CEIR to recover or block your device
Thanks the Indian DoT's CEIR system, people whose phones have been lost or stolen can get it recovered. The process of getting your lost device's IMEI number blocked and your device has been made extremely streamlined.
GoI to soon launch CEIR tracking system for lost or stolen phones, but privacy remains a concern
The government of India will soon implement the CEIR all across India to track lost and stolen phones. CEIR uses a device's IMEI to identify which device has been stolen or lost, and then blocks it. As good as the system is, there are some major privacy concerns.
Ease of doing business at work, says Sunil Mittal as Airtel gets spectrum allocation letter
Airtel paid Rs 8,312.4 crore towards spectrum dues and was provided the allocation letter for the designated frequency bands within hours. Department of Telecom has for the first time distributed letter of spectrum allocation on the day of upfront payment
How Modi government is prioritising development of NE India via six pillars of connectivity
Once Prime Minister Narendra Modi took charge of our nation in 2014, he declared the development of NE Indian states as one of the key priority areas for his government
Government of India gives nod to local telecom operators for 5G trials
The list of telecom gear makers approved for trials include Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, C-DOT and Reliance Jio
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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