TRAI seeks views to accelerate use of broadband services

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has also invited views on timeline to auction 700 megahertz band, most premium spectrum available for telecom services.

Over 1,500 MHz spectrum likely to be available by 2015

About 1,538 MHz of spectrum in various bands for telecom services may be made available for auction next year, a move that will help the government expand mobile and broadband penetration in the country.

Airtel may have to pay Rs 400 cr, bank surety for ABSL merger

Airtel may have to pay over Rs 400 crore, migration fee and a bank guarantee of one-time spectrum fee for merging its subsidiary Airtel Broadband Services Ltd.

Telcos to face upto Rs 10 lakh fine for false broadband reports

Telecom companies will have to pay a penalty of up to Rs 10 lakh if they submit a false compliance report on quality of broadband services, according to sectoral regulator TRAI.

All expenditure of USOF coverted to Plan expenditure

The government on Thursday approved change in funding arrangement for schemes under the Universal Service Obligation Fund including rolling out of a national network for broadband services in the country.

India to grant Internet licence to Qualcomm

The company needs to get the Internet Service Provider's licence to launch broadband services.