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DoT in favour of more penal power to TRAI

DoT in favour of more penal power to TRAI

The Department of Telecom is in favour of giving more penal power to telecom regulator TRAI that will enable the sectoral watchdog to impose fine on telecom operators for poor services including call drops.

Trai promises swift action to fix inter-connection issue

Amid charges and counter-charges between existing mobile players and Reliance Jio over inter-connection, regulator Trai today said it will quickly respond to communication, if any, from the Telecom Department or the industry on the matter.

DoT issues rules for Aadhar-based SIM cards

DoT issues rules for Aadhar-based SIM cards

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Formulate clear guidelines for network testing: DoT to Trai

Formulate clear guidelines for network testing: DoT to Trai

With incumbent operators engaging in a slugfest with Reliance Jio, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has asked the regulator Trai to formulate clear guidelines for network testing with specific parameters.

DoT may push back auction date from Sept 29 on telcos' demand

DoT may push back auction date from Sept 29 on telcos' demand

 Telecom companies today sought deferment of the mega spectrum auction by a day or two so as to provide more gap between the trial session and the actual start of bidding.

Biggest spectrum auction to begin on Sep 29; industry skeptical

Biggest spectrum auction to begin on Sep 29; industry skeptical

Government is looking at raising as much as Rs 5.63 lakh crore from the auction of mobile phone airwaves in the nation's biggest-ever spectrum auction that begins on September 29.

DoT call for bidding in allocation of spectrum

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HC seeks Centre reply on Airtel plea for refund of over Rs 2500 crore

HC seeks Centre reply on Airtel plea for refund of over Rs 2500 crore

Delhi High Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on telecom major Bharti Airtel's plea seeking refund of over Rs 2,500 crore, which includes disputed licence fees of Rs 399.92 crore paid by it for its Punjab circle for 1996-98 and interest on the amount.

SC seeks Centre's reply on verification of cellphone subscribers

SC seeks Centre's reply on verification of cellphone subscribers

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the Centre on the action taken by it on the issue of verification of mobile phone subscribers to avoid fake identities which cause a grave risk to national security.

DoT to issue demand notices this week to 6 telcos for 2006-07

DoT to issue demand notices this week to 6 telcos for 2006-07

The Department of Telecom will issue this week the next lot of demand notices to six telecom operators for under-reporting of revenues in around 10 circles in 2006-07 year.

 

TRAI sees flaw in DoT spectrum charge code; bats for flat rate

TRAI sees flaw in DoT spectrum charge code; bats for flat rate

Telecom regulator TRAI Tuesday reiterated its suggestion of charging mobile operators a flat spectrum charge as it found loopholes in existing method used by government to collect levy for use of airwaves.

Telecom stocks dive up to 4% on DoT demand notice worries

Telecom stocks dive up to 4% on DoT demand notice worries

Telecom stocks on Friday fell by up to 4 percent hit by concerns that DoT will soon issue demand notice of over Rs 12,500 crore to six telecom operators amid allegations of under-reporting of revenue to the tune of Rs 45,000 crore.

This smartphone app can help you avoid unplanned pregnancy!

This smartphone app can help you avoid unplanned pregnancy!

Dot is one of the few fertility tracking apps -- there are estimated to be about 100 such apps -- that is based on empirical evidence.

Call drops: TRAI seeks power to imprison, fine violators

Call drops: TRAI seeks power to imprison, fine violators

Seeking more teeth to check call drops, the regulator TRAI has asked government to amend law to allow it to impose penalty of up to Rs 10 crore on mobile operators and jail term of up to two years on their executives for any violation of regulatory framework.

Currently no proposal to merge BSNL and MTNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Currently no proposal to merge BSNL and MTNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The government Wednesday said there is no proposal currently to merge the state-owned BSNL and MTNL, but the operators are trying to generate maximum revenues for their revival.

TRAI stands by proposal to auction all spectrum in 700MHz band

TRAI stands by proposal to auction all spectrum in 700MHz band

The regulator had earlier recommended a record high base price of Rs 11,485 crore per megahertz for the 700 Mhz band, which would be auctioned for the first time.

States favour uniform telecom network roll-out policy

States favour uniform telecom network roll-out policy

A majority of states have agreed in-principle on a uniform policy for rolling out telecom infrastructure across the country, which will help improve the turnaround time in laying networks and lower its cost.

Airtel acquires 4G spectrum in 8 circles for Rs 3,500 crore

Airtel acquires 4G spectrum in 8 circles for Rs 3,500 crore

Bharti Airtel, country's largest telecom operator, today announced the acquisition of 20 MHz spectrum in 8 circles from Aircel for Rs 3,500 crore

Now, an app to alert user about call drop

Now, an app to alert user about call drop

Seeking to cash in on the call drop menace, a Pune-based start-up claims to have launched a mobile application that will alert caller about possibility of call drop after analysing a host of factors.

DoT to seek Cabinet nod to change norms to liberalise spectrum

DoT to seek Cabinet nod to change norms to liberalise spectrum

The Department of Telecom is going to approach the Cabinet to seek its approval for change in policy to liberalise spectrum that were allocated to mobile service providers without auction.