User: sandman1965 Topic: Telecom
Category: Regulatory
Last updated: Oct 20 2014 08:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Vodafone poaches Loop’s Mumbai customers, irks Airtel 20.10.2014 TOI: India Business
Vodafone has stolen a march over Bharti Airtel by poaching many subscribers of Loop Telecom, a company that Bharti is in the process of acquiring, though regulatory hurdles have delayed the Rs 700-crore deal.
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BSNL cuts call rates to Nepal by 35% 19.10.2014 TOI: India Business
BSNL has launched a special tariff voucher (STV) of Rs 18 which allows people to call Nepal at Rs 6.50 paisa per minute against a normal rate of Rs 10 per minute.
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Financial support to Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited on account of liability arising from levy of Minimum Alternate Tax 18.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for a proposal of the Department of Telecommunications to provide financial support to Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) due to its liability arising from levy of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT).
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Spectrum sale to may Rs 50,000 crore to exchequer 17.10.2014 Rediff: Business
In return, BSNL should be allotted 1.2 MHz in the 1800-MHz band in each circle, subject to some conditions.
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Number portability in, roaming charges out 16.10.2014 Rediff: Business
The Telecom Commission, which is the highest decision making authority within the Department of Telecommunications, on Wednesday, accepted the recommendations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on full-fledged mobile number portability.
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Trai seeks mega spectrum sale 16.10.2014 TOI: India Business
Trai also suggested a near 10% rise in spectrum reserve prices for the 1,800 MHz band over last auctions held in February this year for licences expiring in 2015-16.
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March date for mobile portability 16.10.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, Oct. 15: Mobile phone users will soon be able to change their operators and retain their numbers even if they move to a different city.
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Buzz on spectrum fair play 16.10.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, Oct. 15: The telecom regulator today recommended reserve prices for the auction of radio waves in the 900 and 1800MHz bands early next year but urged the government to force the defence ministry and state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd to cede spectrum in several radio bands to ensure that the price discovery wasn't distorted by artificial shortages.
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Full mobile number portability by March 31 15.10.2014 CNN-IBN: India
Mobile phone users will soon be able to change their telecom operators and retain their numbers even if they are relocating to areas outside the service providers' operations.
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Full mobile number portability by March 31 15.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Business
Mobile phone users will soon beable to change their telecom operators and retain their numbers even if they are relocating to areas outside the service providers ...
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Full mobile number portability by March 31 15.10.2014 Sify Finance
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Telecom Commission clears full MNP decision 15.10.2014 Sify Finance
The Telecom Commission Wednesday cleared the decision for full mobile number portability (MNP) as recommended by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), according to sources.
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Full mobile number portability by March 31 2015 15.10.2014 DNA: Mumbai
Mobile phone users will soon be able to change their telecom operators and retain their numbers even if they are relocating to areas outside the service providers' operations. At present, mobile subscribers have restricted facility of changing their telcos while retaining their number within same service area using mobile number portability (MNP). For example, a subscriber in Delhi NCR can switch operator within Delhi NCR only. The Department of Telecom has set a target date of March 31, 2015 to implement the full mobile number portability (MNP), an official source said. "The Telecom Commission has accepted TRAI's recommendations on full MNP," the source said. The panel decision will now be placed before Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for the final approval. Under the full MNP, for instance, a subscriber in Delhi NCR will be able to switch to a telecom network in Tamil Nadu or in any of the state or place where he is relocating himself/herself while retaining the same number. As per the latest data ...
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TRAI issues recommendations on spectrum auction 15.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Business
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India TRAI on Wednesday released recommendations on spectrum valuation asking the government to auction spectrum in the 900 and 1800 megahertz ...
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Phone subscribers rose .57 percent in August: TRAI 15.10.2014 Sify Finance
The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 946.40 million at the end of July to 951.84 million at the end of August - a monthly growth rate of 0.57 percent - Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said here.
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Govt's favourable stand towards Rel Jio unfair: Marten Pieters 10.10.2014 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
The Vodafone chief also expressed concern at delay in allocation of spectrum that company had won in telecom auctions in February this ...
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Smooth cable switch 9.10.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, Oct. 8: Cable TV and DTH subscribers will have the option of switching operators without having to change their set-top boxes.
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Settop boxes to soon be portable 9.10.2014 Hindustan Times: India
Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar has said the government could soon allow interoperability in settop boxes which will let consumers change their service providers by just replacing the chipenabled card instead of having to buy a new settop box while changing ...
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Intelligence Bureau wants to BLOCK 'We Phone' app 6.10.2014 Rediff: Business
The software facilitates spoofing of caller id and is difficult to identify to locate or identify actual caller.
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Pvt cos to make UAVs for defence 4.10.2014 TOI: India Business
During the UPA regime, it was the defence ministry which was holding up proposals as it did not want the private sector to enter the defence production arena, even if no foreign investment was permitted.
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