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A Raja denies giving 2G licences to ineligible STPL, Unitech

A Raja denies giving 2G licences to ineligible STPL, Unitech

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:32

Former Telecom Minister A Raja Wednesday denied in a Delhi court the suggestion of CBI that he had granted 2G spectrum licences to Unitech group of companies and Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL) despite knowing that they were "ineligible" to get the radio waves.

2G case: A Raja denies putting pressure on DoT officials

2G case: A Raja denies putting pressure on DoT officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:10

Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Tuesday rejected in a Delhi court CBI's suggestions that he had "put pressure" on Department of Telecommunications (DoT) officers to process applications seeking 2G spectrum licences and issue letters of intent (LoIs) in simultaneous manner.

MTNL offers to return CDMA spectrum for auction-derived price

MTNL offers to return CDMA spectrum for auction-derived price

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:55

State-run MTNL has informed the Department of Telecom that it is ready to return the entire CDMA spectrum it currently holds if the telecom operator is paid auction-determined price.

TRAI recommends sharing of all telecom spectrum

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 17:28

In a move that could help companies significantly reduce cost of mobile services, telecom regulator TRAI today recommended allowing sharing of all categories of airwaves held by operators including spectrum allocated at old price of Rs 1,658 crore or assigned without auction.

TRAI may allow sharing of all kinds of telecom spectrum

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 18:17

Telecom regulator TRAI is likely to allow sharing of all kind of airwaves held by telecom operators for mobile services, including spectrum allocated at old price of Rs 1,658 crore.

I apprised then PM about all DoT's decisions on 2G: Raja

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:09

Deposing as a witness to defend himself in the ongoing 2G case trial, Raja told the court that he had met Singh and apprised him about the decisions taken in the DoT on the issue.

Govt lost Rs 4,187 cr by not auctioning EVDO spectrum: CAG

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 18:03

Telecom operators Sistema Shyam (MTS), Reliance Communications and Tata Teleservices provide EVDO service.

Had informed SG about cut-off date: Raja tells court

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:03

Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday told a Delhi court that the then Solicitor General (SG) G E Vahanvati was informed that applications seeking 2G spectrum licence received till September 25, 2007 only would be processed by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).

3G services to cover 90% of A-grade circles by 2015: Ericsson

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:12

Ericsson estimated that using single spectrum slot, which is condition at present, telecom operators can deliver peak download speed of 21 mbps.

Economic Survey 2013: Better policies on spectrum sharing, trading needed

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:03

Better policies for allowing trading and sharing of spectrum are needed to bring down the cost of radiowaves used for providing mobile communication, the pre-Budget survey said Wednesday.

Cut-off date changed to favour Unitech: CBI to A Raja

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:11

Raja and others, including Unitech Ltd MD Sanjay Chandra, are facing trial in the case. Unitech is also one of the three companies accused in the case.

Apprised Manmohan about spectrum allocation, Raja tells court

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 23:10

Testifying as a defence witness in the 2G spectrum allocation case, former telecom minister A. Raja told a special court here Wednesday that he "apprised" then prime minister Manmohan Singh about various telecom-related issues.