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Telecom secretary has emphasised on the need for a strong consumer movement and consumer activists.
The combined operations of Idea and Vodafone will create the country's largest telecom operator worth over $23 billion (or over Rs 1.5 lakh crore),
The merger deal was expected to be completed last month, but the DoT is seeking legal opinion on it.
According to reports, the calling services over the public Wi-Fi would be offered at no additional cost.
Aadhaar is not mandatory for mobile SIM verification, other identification methods allowed too says DoT
Since the telecom commission has revoked its previous instructions of Aadhaar-SIM linking, subscribers can now take a sigh of relief.
Air India, Vistara welcome telecom panel's nod for in-flight connectivity, hope move will add to passengers' convenience
Major airlines, including Air India and Vistara, on Tuesday welcomed the Telecom Commission's nod for use of WiFi and voice services in-flight
Telecom panel gives nod to in-flight connectivity in Indian airspace; flyers can make calls, browse the net in 3 months
In-flight connectivity will be available once an aircraft reaches an altitude of 3,000 meters.
It was revealed that despite no orders for linking, telcos have been reportedly sending reminders to its subscribers via SMS or e-mails.
Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Friday said the DoT will unveil the roadmap for 5G or fifth-generation by the end of June.
To promote the adoption of in-flight connectivity TRAI said, IFC service providers should be allowed to be set up at flat annual token licence fee of Re 1.
Department of Telecom will meet service providers to discuss about the menace of call drops on 10 January
The meeting is also slated to discuss the new stringent call drop norms that were enforced by telecom regulator TRAI
Once a user presses the panic button five calls will be made to emergency number 112, which is being integrated with emergency number 100.
TRAI stands by its recommendation of offering 100 MB free data to rural users, DoT questions plan's feasibility
TRAI's stance on net neutrality and its recommendations against discriminatory pricing might hamper the implementation of such a plan.
The DoT's position viz a viz the installation of GPS in feature phones comes in contradiction to its earlier mandate.
Under the terms of the agreement between RCom and Sistema, RCom will acquire the telecommunications business of SSTL including its licenses.
TRAI sought recommendations from stakeholders on how to measure the accuracy level of the carbon footprint of a telecom service provider (TSP).
The combined entity of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, which are currently India's number two and three, respectively, would dislodge Bharti Airtel to counter the fierce price war in the world's second-largest telecom market.
Mobile and internet service providers can now set up joint towers and systems on land belonging to the defence forces.
According to the industry experts, about 65 per cent of startups in India are working on different aspects of IoT.
TRAI releases proposals for machine to machine communications; claims separate spectrum not needed for it
TRAI has suggested to the Department of Telecom (DoT) that all existing operators should be allowed to provide connectivity for machine-to-machine services.