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May 14, 2018
DoT approves merger of Bharti Airtel, Telenor India; to boost Sunil Mittal-led firm's spectrum footprintThe Supreme Court last week rejected DoT's petition for security deposit of around Rs 1,700 crore from the companies and directed it to approve the merger.
Apr 19, 2018
TRAI has sought permission for in-flight wireless internet services from DoT on 1 MayIf the DoT approves the proposal, the DoT will sign a licence contract with the concerned service providers.
Oct 03, 2017
Vodafone and Idea Cellular merger likely to complete by March in 2018The 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.
Aug 17, 2017
BSNL follows suit after MTNL; seeks two year extension in mobile licence validityBharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has written to the government to extend the validity of its cellular licence and spectrum for two more years till 2022.
Aug 09, 2017
Bharti Airtel, Vodafone top in list of mobile towers exceeding radiation limitOut of the total non-compliant mobile sites, 69 belong to Bharti Airtel and its subsidiary
May 25, 2017
Telecom department keeping a close eye on the impact of 18 percent GSTThe telecom department is closely watching the impact of the proposed 18 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the industry, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said here on Thursday.
May 02, 2017
DoT launches portal for info on mobile tower radiationThe timing of the launch coincides with the recent SC order on deactivation of a mobile tower in Gwalior on the plea of a 42-year-old cancer patient.
Mar 16, 2017
Revised demand notices worth Rs 31,000 crores sent to six telcos by Department of TelecomDepartment of Telecom revised and issued demand cum show cause notices to six telecom service providers for a total amount of Rs 30,776 crore (Rs 29,474 crore as licence fee and Rs 1,302 crore as spectrum usage charges).
Mar 01, 2017
Telecom regulator Trai will share recommendations when asked by the governmentRegulator Trai today said it will be "happy" to give its recommendations to the government on spectrum auctions, including timing and pricing aspects, as and when the matter is referred to it.
Jul 13, 2016
Trai drills holes in the formula to calculate Spectrum charge given by Telecom DepartmentThe Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has drilled holes in a formula government uses to calculate annual spectrum charges payable by mobile phone operators and suggested using value generated by use of the airwaves to be included in the basis for computing levies.