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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Department of Telecommunications


Private 5G: DoT invites companies for study

August 11, 2022 1:48 am

Enterprises with a net-worth of at least Rs 100 crore who are willing to set up CNPNs by obtaining spectrum directly from the government can send their inputs for the demand study until September 9.

5G spectrum auction enters 6th day; garners nearly Rs 1.50 lakh crore so far

August 01, 2022 8:33 am

Fifth Generation or 5G would enable solutions such as e-health, connected vehicles, more-immersive augmented reality and metaverse experiences, life-saving use cases, and advanced mobile cloud gaming, among others.

Adani in spectrum race, but ‘not in consumer mobility space’

July 11, 2022 8:49 am

The development comes after the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), in a set of rules issued last month, had said that companies wishing to set up private 5G networks could obtain spectrum from the government directly, without paying a licence fee.

5G: All spectrum may not get sold; govt stares at shortfall

June 26, 2022 8:31 am

The auction, to be held on July 26, will be held for spectrum in the frequencies of 600 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1,800 MHz, 2,100 MHz, 2,300 MHz, 3,300 MHz and 26 GHz bands.

For spectrum bought post September ’21, no usage charge

June 23, 2022 3:25 am

SUC is calculated through an average weighted formula for telecom companies (telcos) who have a mix of administratively allocated spectrum and spectrum acquired through auctions.

DoT extends production-linked incentive scheme for telecom by one year

June 21, 2022 2:02 am

It has also amended the scheme to raise the incentive rate by an additional 1 per cent.

DoT panel to study direct broadcast to smartphones

June 02, 2022 1:27 pm

Public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati had last year announced a collaboration with IIT Kanpur to test the feasibility of the technology, called ‘Direct-to-Mobile’ (D2M).

DoT axes NOCC levy for telecom licence holders; satellite broadband cos to benefit

May 09, 2022 6:23 am

Additionally, the government also charged Rs 6,000 for every trial of antenna that is used for receiving and transmitting signals.

Vaishnaw: 5G auctions by May-end or early June

April 29, 2022 12:51 am

Trai recently recommended spectrum prices of various bands in 5G should be cut between 35 and 40 per cent.

BharatNet PPP: As incentive, DoT to assume revenue risk

April 25, 2022 7:34 am

Officials said that the companies bidding for the second round will only have to bring in the capital expenditure and operational expenses for the project without worrying about the fluctuations associated with the revenue.