new telecom policy

Draft National Telecom Policy to be released on May 1: DoT Secy

Draft National Telecom Policy to be released on May 1: DoT Secy

The proposed National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2018 will be placed for public comments for 15-20 days.

Apr 26, 2018, 13:08 PM IST
Package for telecom manufacturing in NTP, says Secretary

Package for telecom manufacturing in NTP, says Secretary

The NTP roadmap will be placed before the inter- ministerial panel this week, she said. "Big thrust of the policy is internet for all and second is make in India."

Sep 04, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
COAI seeks equal rules, spectrum road map in new telecom policy

COAI seeks equal rules, spectrum road map in new telecom policy

An inter-ministerial group, which has been constituted to look into the financial issues of the telecom sector and suggest remedial measures, is expected to submit its report later this month.

Aug 04, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

Draft of new telecom policy by December-end: Telecom secretary

The National Telecom Policy, 2012, had taken key steps such as full mobile number portability, liberalisation of spectrum, and allowing delinking of spectrum from licence, among others.

Jul 28, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

DoT to meet telcos, associations tomorrow on new policy

The meeting is expected to be chaired by Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan, and service providers as well as prominent industry bodies have been invited to place their ideas and inputs on the upcoming policy, said multiple sources.

Jul 20, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Sibal's meeting with industry deferred till Sep 11

"Yes, it has been deferred to September 11. We have informed about this to industry players," a Department of Telecom official said.

Sep 02, 2013, 12:53 PM IST

'Take action against telcos failing to provide location'

They said during the meeting, the agencies expressed displeasure over "no progress made" on providing location of users on a real time basis.

Aug 19, 2013, 18:39 PM IST

New unified licence regime bars cross-holding between telcos

The new unified licence guidelines issued by the telecom department bars cross-holding between mobile service providers and this will impact Vodafone India's 5 percent holding in Bharti Airtel.

Aug 03, 2013, 19:52 PM IST

Govt unveils new telecom licence norms

Government Friday unveiled long awaited Unified Licence norms that provide for delinking of spectrum from operational permits and allows companies to offer services using any technology.

Aug 02, 2013, 21:21 PM IST

New telecom unified licences by tomorrow, M&A by Sept

The long awaited telecom 'Unified Licences', which aims to free players from limitations on use of technology for services and allow them to take benefits under the new sectoral policy, will be in place by Saturday.

Aug 02, 2013, 12:32 PM IST

NTP 2012 to be a boon for consumers: Experts

The New Telecom Policy, which was approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday, will be a boon for consumers as they would be able to retain the number even when they migrate from one telecom circle to other, says consulting firm Deloitte.

May 31, 2012, 21:14 PM IST

New Telecom Policy: Free roaming, portability

To boost transparency and revive growth in the scandal-hit sector, the government on Thursday approved a new telecom policy that aims to ultimately abolish roaming charges, besides relaxing Internet telephony rules.

May 31, 2012, 09:00 AM IST

New telecom policy to be in place by May: Telecom Minister

The government Tuesday said the National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2012 will be in place by May.

Apr 17, 2012, 18:55 PM IST

New telecom policy likely to be cleared by April end

The Department of Telecom has chalked out a timetable for implementation of new telecom policy -- NTP2011 -- according to which it would be cleared by the end of April this year.

Feb 20, 2012, 15:37 PM IST

Telcos allowed to share spectrum; 3G services left out

After a long wait, telecom operators will finally be able to share spectrum in the same circle, a move that will help them overcome the shortage of airwaves but the facility will not be available for 3G.

Feb 15, 2012, 21:59 PM IST

Govt to unveil new telecom policy in January

India expects to unveil a new telecom policy in January, telecoms secretary R Chandrasekhar told reporters on Friday.

Nov 18, 2011, 11:39 AM IST

Sibal to unveil draft National Telecom Policy 2011

Amid rising concerns and lawsuits over allocation of telecom spectrum, a precious national resource, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal will Monday unveil a draft of the new telecom policy that will focus on transparency and quick decision-making.

Oct 09, 2011, 13:46 PM IST

DoT may allow active infrastructure sharing in new policy

The government is likely to allow active infrastructure sharing in the telecom sector in the new telecom policy, resulting in lower cost for setting up network and less time for rolling out services.

Sep 30, 2011, 18:00 PM IST

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