Monday, Dec 05, 2022

spectrum allocation


‘No fuss, no follow up’: Bharti Airtel’s Sunil Mittal praises ease of doing business

August 18, 2022 2:02 pm

Sunil Mittal, Airtel 5G Spectrum Allocation Letter: In a statement, Mittal, the founder of one of India's oldest private telecom operators informed that Bharti Airtel received the spectrum allocation letter within a few hours of making an upfront payment to the Department of Telecom (DoT).

Auction or allocation of 28 GHz spectrum: Trai says up to DoT

May 10, 2022 6:13 am

In its reply to the DoT’s back reference, the regulator said that as was sought by the Department, the Trai has already given its recommendations on auction of spectrum in respective frequency bands including 27.5-28.5 GHz as part of 24.25-28.5 GHz band.

‘5G: 10 times faster download likely’

August 13, 2021 6:05 am

Ookla's assessment and finding of median download speed increasing by up to 10 times is based on testing internet speed of networks of countries in Asia where 5G services have been rolled out recently.

MTNL starts Rs 23,000 crore asset monetisation through DIPAM

January 02, 2020 5:21 pm

"MTNL has assets at all the prime locations. Residential as well as commercial complexes can be developed on these properties. Around Rs 1,000 crore worth assets have been initiated for monetisation in Delhi also," MTNL chairman said.

Caution on spectrum

July 10, 2019 12:44 am

Government should assess implications of Trai’s recommendations on pricing on the health of the telecom sector.

Spectrum auction: Considered ‘all relevant factors’ on prices, Trai to DoT

July 09, 2019 4:36 am

Last month the Digital Communications Commission (DCC), the DoT’s apex decision-making body, decided to ask Trai to reconsider its suggestions on spectrum, to ensure competition and greater participation of larger set of players in the forthcoming auctions.

Govt has identified 5G spectrum bands, will implement services by 2020: Manoj Sinha

December 20, 2017 7:55 pm

According to communications minister Manoj Sinha, the government has identified vacant spectrum bands for 5G rollout, and added that the country could receive 5G services by 2020.

2G 'scam': Justice Shivaraj Patil rejects charge he agreed to post-retirement job under UPA

October 22, 2015 12:39 am

Jaitley made the allegation hours after a special court discharged former telecom secretary Shyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case, saying the chargesheet was full of distorted and fabricated facts.

Bird of prey

October 19, 2015 12:32 am

Court ruling exonerating ex-Telecom secretary and three firms strengthens case to institutionalise CBI’s independence.

2G 'scam': Arun Jaitley accuses Kapil Sibal, he hits back

October 16, 2015 4:35 am

Jaitley said he had "consistently maintained that this chargesheet was full of fabricated facts."