November 07, 2018 11:43 am
In the wake of the recent Supreme Court verdict on Aadhaar, the Telecom Department had issued detailed instructions to telcos on stopping the use of Aadhaar-based electronic-know your customer (e-KYC) and had asked them to report compliance by November 5.
October 07, 2018 2:54 pm
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said a Parliament approved legislation can restore mandatory linking of biometric ID Aadhaar with mobile phones and bank accounts, but did not say if the government will bring a new law for the same.
September 09, 2018 7:26 pm
A senior representative of a telecom operator, who did not wish to be identified, said that if DoT approves their model then 10 lakh Wi-Fi hotspots can be rolled out within a year.
June 13, 2018 10:17 pm
The Department of Telecom has asked mobile operators to update their Aadhaar verification process, and ask for the virtual ID card numbers instead of the Aadhaar number.
March 08, 2018 2:08 pm
In a bid to reduce stress being faced by telecom operators, the Union cabinet has allowed telcos to function over more airwaves, and has also extended installments for repaying spectrum bids.
January 19, 2018 2:38 pm
Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan has said that telecom operators cannot get away from the rising instances of call drops, terming telecom infrastructure as a 'fundamental enabler'.
January 17, 2018 4:45 pm
Along with setting the framework for the year's telecom policy, TRAI considers this meet an opportunity to discuss problems with telecom operators.
May 23, 2017 2:07 am
The top three operators added around 4.29 million subscribers last month against 6.93 million during March 2017.
February 27, 2017 1:20 pm
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri announced a series of contracts with telecom operators ahead of the Mobile World Congress launch
August 20, 2015 1:09 am
It makes sense for a telecom company to pitch for a 900 MHz band instead of 2,100 MHz or even 1,800 MHz.