July 05, 2021 9:11 pm
Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash said that DCC has also cleared the Request for Proposal for rollout of BharatNet project for broadband services in villages in 16 states in public private partnership mode with viability gap funding of Rs 19,041 cr.
July 11, 2018 7:23 pm
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.
July 11, 2018 6:49 pm
Net Neutrality rules which bar service providers from discriminating against Internet content and services have been approved by the Telecom Commission.
July 03, 2018 5:17 pm
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.
January 10, 2018 7:32 pm
The telecom commission has decided to raise the spectrum cap under which mobile operators can function. This will enable financial relief to telcos.
March 31, 2017 12:54 pm
TRAI emphasised that the government should not look at the sector and policy governing it through the prism of revenue maximisation.
May 11, 2016 4:54 am
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.
April 17, 2016 11:40 am
Trai has suggested spectrum price for all frequency bands that can be used for mobile services in India.
December 22, 2015 3:09 pm
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
June 12, 2015 2:54 am
Final notification awaited as the guidelines will now be referred to the Cabinet.