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Caution on spectrum

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

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

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

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

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

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


Spectrum and ‘fabrication’: How CBI got a sharp 2G rap

In a Facebook post, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has attacked Sibal directly, and asked, “What about the Ministers who conspired to create a fabricated chargesheet, and a retired Judge who, for the sake of a post-retirement assignment, agreed to lend his offices for the same?”

Additional spectrum allocation case, 2002: How CBI’s allegations were dismissed

The special court dismissing these claims of the CBI and gave out its detailed reasons as to why the accused cannot be put on trial based on the allegations.

Delay in spectrum grant irks Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India

A major tiff is brewing between the country’s top two telecom operators – Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India...

2G scam: DMK demands documents filed by DoT be examined

A Raja also demanded communication between Dot and CAG to be examined.