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Strengthening competition in telecom is key to realising India’s digital ambitions

September 16, 2020 9:03 am

With reports of network quality deteriorating by almost 20 per cent, the need of the hour is to augment network capacity immediately and be future ready when 5G comes along.

Clear revenue share dues as per SC order: DoT to telecom companies

November 13, 2019 9:55 pm

The DoT has given option to telecom operators to clear all the dues on self-assessment basis. The Supreme Court in its last month's ruling said, "We give three months' time to deposit the amount, which is due and compliance be reported."

Telcos need to give 30 day notice to customers before closing service: Aruna Sundararajan

October 18, 2018 2:12 pm

The commission also approved the reduction in spectrum usage charge (SUC) for internet service providers who use radio waves in high-frequency range to fill the gap in their network connectivity at the last mile access (subscriber's end) and not for creating a ubiquitous mobile network across the entire telecom circle.

TRAI to probe automatic video ads on websites to prevent involuntary data usage

June 01, 2016 8:39 am

TRAI is in the process of examining the problem of automatic video advertisements that buffer and use internet data on a website without the explicit authorisation of a consumer.

Drop Calls: who’s to blame? Everybody

August 24, 2015 3:38 pm

The government is checking out if all call drops are due to congestion as claimed by the telecom companies.

Call drops: Govt pulls up telcos for not investing enough

August 19, 2015 1:51 am

Telecom secretary Rakesh Garg, said the issue concerning frequent call drops have surfaced in the past few months and this has nothing to do with issues related to radiation or shortage of BTS towers.

Call drops: A towering challenge for Centre, telecom companies

August 18, 2015 11:12 am

The government, keen to project India as the place of choice to do business has called up the telecom companies to ensure more calls get through in key office buildings in the heart of New Delhi.

Nepal earthquake: BSNL, MTNL, Airtel allow cheaper calls for three days

April 27, 2015 8:21 am

Airtel on Saturday announced free calls to Nepal on its network over the next 48 hours.

Govt to SC: Received `10,791 cr from telcos before end of FY15

April 11, 2015 2:19 am

The fund will partly help meet fiscal deficit target.

Spectrum auction ends after 19 days, fetches Rs 1.10 lakh crore

March 26, 2015 8:31 am

Sources said Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea managed to win back most of their licences in the 900 MHz band that were expiring.


Call drop drive test done objectively: TRAI chairman

February 09, 2016 9:44 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): TRAI Chairman RS Sharma on Tuesday rubbished the statement of telecom companies that the drive test conducted was wrong. He said they have not conducted the test for the first time, adding it has been done objectively. Sharma added that the decision taken on free basics was taken sometimes ago. He added the consultation on regulations is just similar to reviewing the old laws to see whether they are still relevant or not.