AGR issue an 'unprecedented' crisis for telecom sector dealt with by govt, says Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal
Mittal on Wednesday said the telecom sector has been under stress for the last three-and-a-half years and the government should focus on its sustainability
Telecom Secretary asks states to utilise Bharat Net infrastructure to create more opportunities for monetisation
Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan emphasised that a strong connectivity infrastructure will be crucial to ensure success of all ongoing programmes across areas, including health, education and others.
Representatives of telecom companies met Communications Minister Manoj Sinha and Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan.
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday met Telecom Secretary JS Deepak to discuss rollout plans of his telecom venture Reliance Jio, which has accused incumbent players of not releasing sufficient interconnection ports during its test run of services.
The Centre is hopeful of achieving the complete roll-out of broadband network across 2.5 lakh village panchayats in the country by 2018, telecom secretary J S Deepak Thursday said.
The pace of digitisation is impressive but still a lot needs to be done, Telecommunications Secretary J.S. Deepak said in Greater Noida on Thursday.
Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission on Thursday said it has finalised its views on the much-awaited spectrum sharing and trading guidelines and the proposals will be sent to the Cabinet for final approval by month-end.
Mathur denied the defence’s claim that he was party to the decision.
After a tense beginning, the cross-examination seemed to proceed to Raja’s satisfaction.
Examination of the former telecom secretary Dinesh Shankar Mathur by the CBI counsel on 2G Spectrum case continued on Monday.
In an exclusive interview to CNBC-TV18, Telecom Secretary R Chandrasekhar stated that the department would be filing an application before the Supreme Court with the new schedule for 2G auctions.