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).
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.
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.
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.
July 10, 2019 12:44 am
Government should assess implications of Trai’s recommendations on pricing on the health of the telecom sector.
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.
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.
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.
October 19, 2015 12:32 am
Court ruling exonerating ex-Telecom secretary and three firms strengthens case to institutionalise CBI’s independence.
October 16, 2015 4:35 am
Jaitley said he had "consistently maintained that this chargesheet was full of fabricated facts."