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Telecom Commission approves net neutrality, new telecom policy

An official, who was part of the meeting, said that the Telecom Commission has approved the installation of around 12.5 lakh WiFi hotspot in all gram panchayats with viability gap funding of around Rs 6,000 crore by December 2018.

Net Neutrality rules, new telecom policy approved by Telecom Commission

Net Neutrality rules which bar service providers from discriminating against Internet content and services have been approved by the Telecom Commission.


Telecom Commission to discuss new policy on July 11

Promising rationalisation of levies such as spectrum charges to rejuvenate debt-ridden telecom sector, the proposed new telecom policy seeks to provide broadband access to all with 50 mbps speed, 5G services and create 40 lakh new jobs by 2022.

Telecom Commission clears raising of spectrum cap, move to benefit operators

The telecom commission has decided to raise the spectrum cap under which mobile operators can function. This will enable financial relief to telcos.

TRAI rejects govt claim over Reliance Jio free offers impacting teleco revenues

TRAI emphasised that the government should not look at the sector and policy governing it through the prism of revenue maximisation.

Connecting with Lakshadweep & the Andamans: Charting a digital course to the fringes

Telecom Commission has approved laying down of submarine optic fibre cable between Chennai and the Andamans. And, for Lakshadweep, augmentation of satellite system has been cleared.


DoT likely to get 202 Mhz spectrum due to harmonisation

Trai has suggested spectrum price for all frequency bands that can be used for mobile services in India.

‘No Definite Timeframe’: Will reconsider caps on spectrum sharing arrangements, says Prasad

The reason why the cap needs to be looked at afresh in the case of sharing and even trading is because the two lead to more spectral efficiency

Telecom commission clears norms for spectrum trading

Final notification awaited as the guidelines will now be referred to the Cabinet.

Telecom Commission sends back spectrum pricing proposal to Trai

Trai has asked DoT to clarify if talks with defence ministry to release an additional block of 5 MHz in the 2100 MHz band has occurred and its outcome.