spectrum licences

Reliance Telecom's plea for licence extension: SC seeks Centre's reply

Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to respond to the plea of Reliance Telecom seeking extension of its licences in seven circles by 10 years.

Apr 17, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

Telcos owe Rs 17,980 cr to govt, but is under litigation

Bharti Airtel has a total outstanding of Rs 5,540.68 crore, followed by Vodafone, which owes a total of Rs 3,846.29 crore, Reliance Communiations Rs 2,422.67 crore, Idea Rs 2,029.96 crore, Aircel Rs 1,351.51 crore and Tata Teleservices Rs 1,402.02 crore.

Dec 11, 2013, 21:47 PM IST

Idea Cellular gets unified licence for seven circles

The Department of Telecom has awarded unified licence to Idea Cellular for seven circles, sources said Sunday.

Oct 13, 2013, 14:49 PM IST

DoT sets Rs 2,060 cr spectrum fee for cancelled licences

The Department of Telecom has worked out a one-time spectrum charge of over Rs 2,060 crore to be levied from operators for the period they remained in business after their licences were cancelled in February last year, sources said.

Oct 09, 2013, 21:40 PM IST

SC order directly binding on telcos: DoT source

Telecom firms which did not win any mobile phone spectrum after their licences were cancelled by the Supreme Court, may have to the shut shop with immediate effect.

Feb 15, 2013, 22:18 PM IST

DoT to declare final spectrum auction result within two days

DoT had on November 14 declared provisional auction result which fetched government revenue of Rs 9,407.64 crore against minimum potential of Rs 28,000 crore.

Nov 21, 2012, 21:28 PM IST

DoT optimistic of finalising unified licence norms by Dec-end

The Department of Telecommunications is optimistic of finalising guidelines for unified licence regime by December.

Nov 15, 2012, 21:59 PM IST

Unitech files application to withdraw petition from CLB

On October 11, Unitech had announced its exit from the telecom joint venture Unitech Wireless, which operates under the Uninor brand name, by selling its entire 32.75 percent stake to the Norwegian firm.

Oct 16, 2012, 21:45 PM IST

Telenor can bid for spectrum only with Uninor: Court

Telenor holds 67.25 percent stake in Unitech Wireless, which operates under the brand name 'Uninor'. Realty firm Unitech holds the remaining 32.75 percent in the company.

Aug 28, 2012, 22:05 PM IST

Foreign investors can claim damage under certain condition: AG

Foreign investors having stake in telecom companies whose licences were quashed by Supreme Court in the 2G case can seek claim for damages if the promoters are being prosecuted, according to a legal view given to the government.

Aug 14, 2012, 00:09 AM IST

No regrets entering India, will turn-around in one year: Telenor

Telenor is seeking to scrap the joint venture with its Indian partner Unitech which holds 32.75 percent stake in Uninor and plans to migrate its business to a new company. The rest is held by Telenor.

Aug 13, 2012, 20:26 PM IST

Govt to decide if old operators to pay mkt price for spectrum

The government will decide if incumbent telecom operators like Airtel, Vodafone and Tata Teleservices have to pay a market discovered price for the spectrum they currently hold.

Jun 10, 2012, 11:29 AM IST

`UPA has no moral authority to stay in power`

Yoga guru Ramdev said the
UPA has lost its "moral authority" to continue in power after the Supreme Court cancelled 122 spectrum licences.

Feb 04, 2012, 21:43 PM IST