Reliance Jio has placed Rs 4,700-crore bids for mobile tower and fibre assets of Reliance Infratel Ltd (RITL), a subsidiary of RCom
Telecom companies have frequently highlighted that abnormal charges and cumbersome processes of local authorities are roadblocks in setting up of towers.
The minister emphasised that prescribed limits for radiation emissions in India are more stringent than global norms.
Following a Supreme Court order, state-owned telecom major BSNL has deactivated its mobile tower in the Dal Bazar area here.
Trying to allay fears about the mobile tower emissions, Coai on Wednesday appealed to the public "not to panic" about the Supreme Court order on tower radiation.
Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has shelved plans to sell controlling stake in its mobile tower arm Bharti Infratel but has decided to monetise 21.63% equity in the company.
DoT's public outreach programme is an attempt to reassure us that radiation from cell-towers is safe
DoT officials in India have organised a programme to help combat myths surrounding electromagnetic fields (EMF) and their perceived health effects.
Country's top operator Bharti Airtel is looking to sell 5 per cent stake in its tower unit Infratel through an open market trade deal to raise about Rs 3,500 crore to Rs 4,000 crore.
The DoT's study on the carcinogenic effects of radiation from mobile towers was inconclusive but concerns remain over the matter.