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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.

DoT to take legal views on sending show cause notice to Airtel

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 20:19

According to draft show cause notice Airtel camouflaged caller identities for making promotional calls to non-Airtel mobile customers.

Cancel broadband spectrum held by RJio: CAG draft report

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 18:28

The CAG has suggested cancelling nationwide broadband spectrum allocated to Infotel Broadband Services, now a Reliance Industries company, for allegedly rigging the auction and violating rules.

Singapore gay rights rally to kick off despite opposition

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 13:57

A gay rights rally was set to kick off in Singapore Saturday, with organisers expecting tens of thousands of people to celebrate sexual diversity in the city-state despite fierce opposition from religious conservatives.

Wear white to protest Singapore pink gay rally, religious groups say

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 15:24

Some Christians have joined Muslims in Singapore urging followers to wear white this weekend in protest at the sixth annual "Pink Dot" gay rights rally, which attracted a record 21,000 people last year.

Strong state-backed player not good for telecom sector: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 19:07

As the government marks the revival of BSNL and MTNL on top of its agendas, a Credit Suisse report has said that a 'strong state-backed competitor' is not good for private sector telecom operators.

DoT working on policy to treat broadband as basic need

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 16:18

At present there are different departments that govern various technologies.

Decision on full MNP, spectrum auction in DoT's 100-day agenda

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:32

The Department of Telecommunications is learnt to have listed taking a decision on implementation of full mobile number portability and preparing a roadmap for one of the biggest spectrum auctions, among others, in its 100-day agenda.

DoT to examine Vodafone report on interception request: Prasad

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 18:52

The report also did not mention if Vodafone complied with all the requests made by India.

DoT for appeal against 3G roaming pact, awaiting legal opinion

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 19:41

Even as the Department of Telecom is mulling allowing 3G spectrum sharing under new licensing regime, it is against 3G intra-circle roaming pact signed by operators like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular which are operating under old permits.

Now, retain your old mobile number while you switch cities

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 12:32

The Telecom Commission has given in-principle approval to full MNP. Reference will be sent to TRAI for additional information and clarification.

DoT nod for full MNP, broadband network for panchayats by 2017

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 23:39

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission today gave its approval to a slew of long-pending plans, including full mobile number portability that enables subscribers to retain numbers when they relocate to any part of the country.