February 27, 2021
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5G Network Should Be Indian, Testbed Ready, Permission For Trials Soon: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Department of Telecom had earlier set a target to start 5G trials in 2019 and rollout the next-generation service in 2020.
Jan 28, 2021
Outlook Web Bureau
HC Issues Notice To Punjab, Centre Over Telecom Tower Damage After Reliance's Plea
Over 1500 mobile towers in Punjab have been damaged during the ongoing farmers' agitation
Jan 05, 2021
Reliance Blames 'Vested Interest' Behind Attack On Telecom Towers
Not in the business of corporate or contract farming, says Reliance as it moves court to stop vandalism
Jan 04, 2021
Jio Tower Damage Case: Airtel Dismisses Jio's Allegation Of Sabotage, Calls It 'Outrageous'
Airtel has shot-off a letter to the telecom department slamming the charges as baseless and outrageous.
Jan 02, 2021
Amarinder Appeals To Farmers Not To Disrupt State's Telecom Services
There were reports that farmers at various places in Punjab, were disconnecting the power supply to mobile towers of a particular telecom operator.
Dec 25, 2020
Centre Announces New Telecom Directive, May Blacklist Certain Vendors
Under the provisions of the directive, the government will declare a list of trusted sources and trusted products for installation in the country's telecom network.
Dec 16, 2020
Relaince Jio Q2 Net Profit Triples, Revenue Zooms 33%
Reliance Jio's net profit jumped to Rs 2,844 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2020, from Rs 990 crore in the year-ago period.
Oct 31, 2020
SC Grants 10 Years Time To Telecom Companies To Pay Dues To DoT
The Supreme Court cautioned the telecom firms and said that failure to pay installments of AGR-related dues would incur penalty, interest and contempt of court.
Sep 01, 2020
Telecom Industry Lost 82 Lakh Subscribers During Lockdown In April: Report
The decline in subscriber base during April was preceded by a loss of 28 lakh connections in March, which saw the lockdown being imposed towards the end, India Ratings and Research said.
Jul 29, 2020
After Govt Says No To Chinese Equipment, BSNL Cancels 4G Tender; Emphasis On ‘Make In India’
Official sources said that the government had told BSNL not to use Chinese equipment in 4G upgrade, and that implementation of the direction meant that the company had to issue a new tender.
Jul 01, 2020
No Chinese Equipment For 4G Upgradation, Centre To Tell BSNL: Report
The Department of Telecom is considering measures to urge private telecom operators to bring down their dependence on Chinese-made telecom equipment.
Jun 18, 2020
Airtel, Vodafone Idea Make Part Payment; Supreme Court Refuses To Block Coercive Action
While Airtel paid Rs 10,000 crore, Vodafone Idea Ltd put in Rs 2,500 crore and promised to pay another Rs 1,000 crore before the end of the week.
Feb 18, 2020
After SC Order, Airtel Offers To Pay Rs 10,000 Cr To DoT By Feb 20, Rest Before Next Court Hearing
After facing ire of the Supreme Court, the DoT directed all telecom operators to clear their dues by the end of the day.
Feb 15, 2020
After SC Rap, Govt Orders Telecom Companies To Clear Dues By Friday Midnight
Government is owed Rs 1.47 lakh crore -- Rs 92,642 crore in unpaid licence fee and another Rs 55,054 crore in outstanding spectrum usage charges.
Feb 14, 2020
After SC Summons Telco Chiefs Over Dues, DoT Withdraws 'No Coercive Action' Order
The SC pulled up top telco executives for non-compliance of its order to pay adjusted gross revenue of Rs 1.47 lakh crore to the DoT.
Feb 14, 2020
'Who Is Creating This Nonsense': Supreme Court Summons Telecom Chiefs Over Dues
The SC directed the MDs, Directors of telecom firms to explain why contempt action be not taken against them for non-compliance of the order.
Feb 14, 2020
Outlook Web Bureau
Government Bails Out Telecom Sector But Several Challenges Remain
As per an Inter-Ministerial Group report of August 31, 2017, the total debt of the telecom industry was Rs 7.88 lakh crore.
Nov 21, 2019
Govt Gives Rs 42,000 Cr Relief To Telcos, Defers Spectrum Payments By 2 Years
The benefit accruing to Bharti Airtel will be about Rs 11,746 crore, Vodafone Idea Rs 23,920 crore and Reliance Jio Rs 6,670 crore.
Nov 21, 2019
After Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio To Hike Mobile Tariffs Soon
Jio had stormed the telecom sector with free voice calls and dirt-cheap data
Nov 19, 2019
Vodafone Idea, Airtel To Raise Tariffs From December 1
Mobile data charges in India are by far the cheapest in the world even as the demand for mobile data services continue to grow rapidly, the company said.
Nov 18, 2019
Good, Bad Or Ugly? How Impartial Is Delhi Police?
Delhi Police Is 200% Impartial: Commissioner Sachidanand Shrivastava
Has ECI Decided Bengal Poll Schedule On Modi-Shah's Advice: Mamata
Is India’s Truce With Neighbours Merely A Spring Thaw Or Will It Hold?
Accidentally Became A Cricketer: Ashwin
Online Gaming Industry In Doldrums, How Central Government Can Make A Big Difference
India's Turnaround Magical, Chennai Rout Will Leave Big Scar In England's Psyche
From Gabba High To Chepauk Low: Profligacy Haunts India In Chennai
Rishabh Pant Has Sent Fans Into A Tizzy! Can Indian Cricket Afford His Poor Keeping Skills?
Ajinkya Rahane Has Emerged From Virat Kohli's Shadow And How. Respect
OPINION | Batting Basics Forgotten At Adelaide, Indian Cricket Team Faces Test Of Character Down Under
Cocaine Blues For BJP In Poll-Bound Bengal
Recent Spate Of Attacks In Kashmir Targets Non-Kashmir Hindus
Interview: Ramdev Has Made Patanjali Products A Laughing Stock: IMA Chief
In Front Of ‘Rebel Azad’, J&K Cong Chief Praises Gandhis, From Nehru To Rahul
A Family Recalls The Horror A Year After Delhi Riots
5 HP Cong MLAs Suspended After 'Manhandling' Of Governor In Assembly
ISL: NorthEast United Qualify For Playoffs
Cook Slams Kohli's Assessment Of Pitch
How Much Would You Pay For A Kidney?
Why E Sreedharan Deserves A National Role In The BJP
Next Generation Governance: Service-Oriented Administration (SOA)
Motera Cricket Stadium Renamed As Narendra Modi Stadium; President Inaugurates World's Biggest Sporting Arena