Telecom M&A guidelines within 10 days: Telecom Secretary

The much-awaited guidelines for mergers and acquisitions of telecom companies are expected to be in place within 10 days.

Videocon Mobile Services gets new telecom licence from DoT

Department of Telecom is believed to have issued new telecom licence to Videocon for operations in six telecom circles for which it won spectrum in November 2012 auction.

DoT panel for clipping TRAI powers in telecom licencing issue

According to sources, internal committee of Department of Telecommunications, working on TRAI Act Amendment, is of the view that instead of TRAI, the DoT should carry out the task of enforcing licence terms and condition.

Telecom Ministry will continue to finalise new licence norms

Telecom Ministry will continue to be vested with powers to finalise guidelines for new telecom licenses despite the Planning Commission demanding that such authority be exercised only by the Cabinet or a ministerial panel.

Unitech to contest Telenor's demand for compensation

A day after its Norwegian partner Telenor sought indemnities for cancellation of telecom licence, real estate firm Unitech today said there was no breach of warranties on its part and it will contest any demand for compensation.

TRAI to initiate process on exit policy for telcos

In a respite to new telecom service providers, who are operating in the highly competitive market dominated by incumbent GSM players, sectoral regulator TRAI on Thursday said it will come out with a paper seeking views on
exit policy for such players.